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Acceptance Melbourne LGBTIQ+ Catholics
We are an open and affirming community in Melbourne, Australia that supports Catholics who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer. Acceptance Melbourne has been providing a safe space for LGBTIQ+ Catholics to practise their faith since 1973.
A Catholic Church that embraces and welcomes diversity, and is inclusive and open to all who identify as LGBTIQ, supporting their integration of faith, sexuality and gender identity.
Acceptance Melbourne is committed to supporting LGBTIQ+ Catholics across Victoria.
At Acceptance Melbourne we:
Provide a safe space for LGBTIQ+ Catholics to practice their faith
Cultivate dialogues among individuals and communities across Australia toward a greater understanding of the issues encountered by LGBTIQ+ Catholics
Empower one another through fellowship and understanding
Believe that we are all made in the image of God, and are called to express our sexuality in a life-affirming and responsible manner
Welcome supportive family and friends of LGBTIQ+ Catholics
Acceptance Melbourne gathers monthly for Mass celebrated by an affirming priest, on the second Friday of each month at 8pm at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 30 Fitzgerald Street, South Yarra 3141.
We also meet on the fourth weekend of the month for social activities (cafes, retreats, movie nights, picnics, presentations, etc)
A copy of Acceptance Melbourne’s constitution can be found here
We are registered as: Incorporated Association.
More detailsLGBTIQ Owned and Operated: Yes
Service Delivery Format:
- - Face-to-face
- - Phone
- - Website
- - All of Victoria
Opening Times: Mass: Second Friday of each month from 8pm
Other events: Fourth weekend of each month - hours will vary depending on the event
AccessibilityWheel Chair accessible