Calendar of Events 2023
Upcoming events for 2023
January 26 - Feb 23, 2023: The Candler Foundry Course (see below)
February 5: Coffee and Conversation after Mass at The Shrine
March 5: Annual FFF Retreat at the Archdiocese of Atlanta Chancery
April 30: Educational Opportunity- The Transgender Community and the Catholic Church... Growing Together in Understanding and Acceptance
June 14-18: OUTREACH 2023 National LGBTQ Catholic Conference
Ongoing Events: Social Gatherings to build community, Lost and Found Youth Service Projects & Listening Parents
Please check back frequently for updates
Holy Land Pilgrimage- Postponed until 2024
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June 24- 25: Outreach Conference- A National LGBTQ Catholic Conference
September 24th, 5:00 pm: World Premier of "Wonderfully Made" Film at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
October 8-9: Walk in the Atlanta Pride Parade and participate in the Shrine Booth at Piedmont Park
October 23rd: Watch Party for Fr. Bryan Massengale's Outreach 2022 Keynote Address on: Intersectionality
December 4th: FFF Christmas Brunch
Wonderfully Made film
FFF attended the Premier of Wonderfully Made film at the Atlanta LGBTQ Film Festival. Wonderfully Made LGBTQ+R (Religion) is a combined feature-length documentary and fine art project that together strike at the root of anti-LGBTQ+ attitudes by exploring the challenges and aspirations of LGBTQ+ Catholics.
FFF Walks the Pride Parade 2022!
FFF walked with the folks from the Shrine and STM. It was a wonderful time filled with joy, appreciation, fellowship and LOVE!
FFF Joins Fr. Bryan Massengale Watch Party
FFF & St. Thomas More's new LGBTQ group joined together to see this special screening of Fr. Massengale's talk on Intersectionality that was given at Outreach 2022. The screening was followed by fellowship and discussion. Truly an enjoyable and thought provoking evening! .
FFF Christmas Brunch and Fellowship
FFF hosted an open house Christmas Brunch that celebrated the season with many old and new members. Much discussion of the blessings of 2022 and the hopes and dreams of 2023 filled with unconditional love and inclusion.
The Outreach 2022 National LGBTQ Catholic Conference was hosted by American Media and Fr. James Martin as well as Fordham University and St. Paul the Apostle Church in NYC. The two day event was a time of inspiration, networking, and much love and joy. Mike and Kathy Farrell were honored to represent Fortunate and Faithful Families on the panel dealing with family issues, along with JR Zerkowski, Deacon Ray Deaver and JoEllen Musselman. All of the liturgies, the keynote addresses, and panel discussions were so moving.