Below is a list of our upcoming Special Events. Here are fun ways to help and be part of the San Damiano community in 2016
Facilitated by Deacon Raymond Dever
Deacon Ray Dever is a devout Catholic, a permanent deacon, a husband, and above all, a dad to three daughters. He serves pastorally at St. Paul Parish, Tampa, Florida. In a US Catholic article May 13, 2018, he writes on his experience as both a Catholic deacon and a proud dad to a transgender daughter. Deacon Ray’s participated in the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families. This is a great testimony to all the prayers and work that parents of LGBT people have performed in the Church over decades.
9:00 am Session One — You Are Wonderfully Made. Opening prayer and introductions. Some basic facts, affirmations, scripture reflection. Video (Katie Couric). Discussion, Q&A
10:00 am Session Two — Coming Out and Finding the New Normal. Our family’s story. Navigating family, friends, etc. It Gets Better video, Georgetown. Discussion, Q&A
11:00 am Session Three — Finding Home in the Faith Community. Where the Church is. Owning Our Faith video. Discussion, Q&A, closing prayers.
***Please register below. You will then be sent a Zoom link confirmation via email Zoom Online Retreat for Saturday morning, June 6, 2020. Cost is $20 nonrefundable.
- Zoom Online - You Are Wonderfully Made
June 6, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm