St. Dorothy Catholic Community is one of a number of valid branches of Catholicism, not under the jurisdiction of Rome, offering all seven sacraments to all who come honestly seeking a relationship with Christ.
LOVE WITHOUT JUDGEMENT ! WHO WE ARE We are members of the Body of Christ, a Eucharistic and sacramental community who celebrate Love Without Judgment flowing from Catholic Apostolic tradition that is theologically sound, visionary, progressive and evolving. We hold being accepting, affirming, inclusive, forgiving, and healing to be our core values.
Mission: OUR MISSION STATEMENT By celebrating New Life in Christ Jesus as resurrection people We: Proclaim the Good News of Christ Jesus Celebrate sacramental life in a way that is healing and life giving Witness God's love By living the Good News of Christ Jesus, We: Acknowledge the dignity of all people Address the spiritual and corporal needs of God's people Enact the social Gospel by seeking peace and justice By building Faith Communities, and developing ministries, We: Will be leaders who are bold, courageous, commited Will be visible in the Community Will lead by example Will promote communication By engaging in honest and open dialog, We: Will listen to each other in the Holy Spirit Will respect other faiths and acknowledge that God speaks in many voices Will build relationships within our community and within our leadership
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"More and more churches have made the hard decision to suspend their public worship services and instead offer their congregants an online version of church."
In the Church Leaders article below, the resources provided for pastors and church leaders can be valuable.
So that we're all helping each other, please let us know in the comments some of the resources you're using for your ministry in these Covid-19 times.
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Have you tried livestreaming your church services? Here’s what we’re hearing from the churches using Switcher Studio to livestream theirs. Switcher lets them:
👴🏽 Reach elderly members or others who can’t make it on Sundays.
⛪️ Help newbies get a feel for services so they know what to expect in-person.
🌍 Share services with friends who live elsewhere.
✈️ Accommodate traveling members and those with different work schedules.
🚫 Counteract preconceived notions about church.
🏠 Stay connected with former members who have moved away.
❤️ Encourage missionaries who miss their home churches.
📣 Share the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Claim your free 14-day trial of Switcher Studio, and start livestreaming your church services this Sunday using gear you already own. No expensive cameras required.
Excellent short Retreat given digitally
You have the time, 1/2 hour. Watch part 1 on prayer!
There is a great need for prayer as we all try to navigate through these uncertain times. Tonight, Cardinal Seán takes us on a virtual Lenten Retreat and speaks about the importance of making time and space for God to speak to us—that can only be done in prayer.
This is "Fr Soehner - Not the lent we would choose." by Franciscan Media on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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A pause for thought in the light of recent events.
[03/18/20] Spiritual Act of Communion
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@vonkruz is ready to Sleigh Queen! Come experience the story of Rudolph as he moves from awkward doe to fabulous Sleigh Queen!! OGC’s Sleigh Queen, Dec. 14th and 15th at the Rosen JCC. Ticket link in bio. #ogcsings
Click link below to see poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus' Holiday production of Sleigh Queen.
Lets get inspired by homilies at our Parish by the Franciscans of Fort Lauderdale. You can share it with your friends.
Previous homilies you can find on our web site at
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My Sisters and Brothers in Christ, as we prepare for the coming of Hurricane Dorian, I pray with you for the care and safety of each other. I thank you for your outreach to those who are in situations of vulnerability.
Please follow the instructions from emergency operations officials and law enforcement regarding traveling. Should emergency operation officials declare it is unsafe to be outside, the requirement to participate in the celebration of Sunday Mass will be dispensed.
- 𝐵𝒾𝓈𝒽𝑜𝓅 𝒥𝑜𝒽𝓃 𝒩𝑜𝑜𝓃𝒶𝓃
Some thoughts for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, September 1, 2019!
Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
Psalms 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11
Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24
Luke 14:1, 7-14
Not too long ago, an immigrant and poor woman who had raised 11 children alone responded, when someone told her she had done a great job, that it was surely because she had been inspired by God. She didn’t give any importance to what she had done and the impact it had on her children and on their own families. It seemed normal to her and nothing to show off about; however, there are people who have to announce every little thing they do and in some manner, have disdain for what others do. There is an adage that says the greatest souls tend to be the humblest. It is not a humbleness that denies the good qualities that God has given, but a humbleness that recognizes them as gifts.
Humility has the same Latin root as the word humus, which means ground. One who is humble is close to the ground and is realistic, knowing just how to approach real problems, limitations, and needs of the people in their surroundings. A humble person does not climb over others or pushes their will, prestige or fame; a humble person is not one who goes out saying that he or she is unworthy, doesn’t know anything, and is self-deprecating. This person, no matter how humble, is unjust because he or she does not recognize the talents, qualities, and gifts that God has given them.
Such great people, in other words, humble and simple, are those who know all they are and have is in the service of others. Nothing we have is by our own right or merit, but from the grace of God; and we do not possess it for ourselves, but for others. Paul says, “by the grace of God I am what I am.” Surely it is difficult to maintain this attitude, because this society gives much importance to certain people: civil authorities and ecclesial authorities,
professors, doctors, lawyers or famous stars. Perhaps even people with a lot of money are considered important… even if the money was obtained by exploiting others; but the Gospel makes it perfectly clear: for Jesus, those who serve others are the ones who are important.
The women who cared for 11 children is great as is the father who sacrifices for his family; those who work elbow to elbow with others are great, as are those who simply walk with their God.
Points to Ponder
Who do you consider great or important?
If you had to describe yourself, what words would you use?
Are you capable of making a list of all of your good qualities?
As part of the 51st anniversary celebration, on October 6, 2019, of the founding of the Metropolitan Community Churches, Rev. Dwayne Johnson and the congregation of the @Metropolitan Community Church of Washington DC, would like to invite you to the 11 o’clock service when representatives of the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History will accept from Rev. Troy Perry, founder of our denomination, the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) Denomination Collection. The public is invited to this historical occasion. It will take place during the regular worship service. The church is located at 474 Ridge St. NW.
Contributors to the collection are Troy Perry and Phillip Buddy De Blieck; Frank K Zerilli and Franklin Calvin; Nancy Wilson and Paula Schoenwether; Steve Pieters; Lucia Chappelle; Lynn Jordan; the archives of the Metropolitan Community Church, San Francisco, California; Kittredge Cherry and Audrey Lockwood; Mark Mell and Paul Moyer. Lauren Bennett from the Metropolitan Community Churches headquarters worked with the Smithsonian Institution to make this collection possible.
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Happy 20th Anniversary of your Ordination to being a Bishop!
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newwaysministry.org Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, held a Mass of Inclusion to welcome LGBTQ people to the church.
Dear friends: I'm happy to share with you this extended meditation, "Emmaus and the LGBT Catholic."
What might the Gospel story of the "Road to Emmaus" have to say to LGBT Catholics? In the Gospel of Luke (24:13-35), two of Jesus's disciples, dejected and depressed after the Crucifixion, are walking away from Jerusalem, towards the town of Emmaus, when they encounter the Risen Christ. But they are unable to recognize him until they break bread with him.
What might this beloved Gospel story have to say to LGBT Catholics today, who seek to encounter Christ in their own lives in the midst of many struggles?
Thanks to Leopold Stuebner SJ, Michael Seay and Kevin Robles for their help in producing this new video!
Join us LIVE for our Pre-Pride Mass livestream! We invite you to our United In Love Celebration, reminding you that you're beautiful in the eyes of God. You are worthy and wanted. Beautiful. Accepted. Needed. You are perfect. And most importantly, you are lovable.
Identifying as LGBT+ and Catholic can sometimes be a challenge, however, we accept you #AsYouAre. #WorldPride
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New this issue: Thousands upon thousands of priests are closeted, and the Vatican’s failure to reckon honestly with their sexuality has created a crisis for all of Catholicism, by Andrew Sullivan https://nym.ag/2FNzGpw
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31st Sunday In Ordinary Time, Mass from St. Dorothy Catholic Community - https://youtu.be/xaMJwj-cu5g
[10/27/18] Reminder! 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass tomorrow at 11:05-11:10 on Facebook Live!
If you have a discouraging or seemingly hopeless situation that you'd like to lift up in prayer, then begin a novena to St. Jude with us tomorrow, leading up to his feast day on October 28th. St. Jude, pray for us!
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 14, 2018. Keep in mind that we are Facebook Live every Sunday starting between 11:05-11:10am.
We welcome the new saints canonized today:
Archbishop Óscar Romero (1917-1980)
Father Vincenzo Romano (1751-1831)
Sister Nazaria Ignacia de Santa Teresa de Jesús March Mesa (1889-1943)
Father Francesco Spinelli (1853-1913)
Sister Maria Katharina Kasper (1820-1898)
Nunzio Sulprizio (1817-1836) 19 years old
Pope Paul VI
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Welcome to St. Jude Maronite Catholic Church in Orlando, Florida. Sunday masses: Sat. 5 p.m. Vigil; Sun. 9 a.m. & 11 a.m.
I AM CHILD OF GOD,
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We the family of Holy Cross in Southwest Orlando, consist of people of all ages, languages and cultural backgrounds who are called to be one in Christ.
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Welcome to the page of the St. James Cathedral Council #12402. Our Knights of Columbus council is located at St. James Cathedral in the heart of downtown Orlando. We hope you find our page informative and uplifting.
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