Ministry to Transgender Persons: A Pastoral Response

Event date: Friday April 23rd, 2021 and Friday May 21st 2021

Sister Luisa Derouen, OP, was the presenter for the first session in March.  You may register for sessions #2 and #3 at this link.

Friday April 23rd, 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern,  Soctty Pignatella: Presenter

Soctty began his transition in the early 1990's and has been an advocate and presenter on transgender issues for many years.  He will share his own journey of transiton  with emphasis on the impact of Catholic religious leaders and Catholic teachings, both positive and negative.

Friday, May 21, 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern, Deacon Ray Dever

Deacon Ray is a permanent deacon in the Diocese of St. Petersbury, FL, and is the father of a transgender daugher.  He has a graduate degree in theology and is a frequent speaker and writer on matters of faith in the LGBTQ community.

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Sister Luisa Derouen, OP