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Attending Same-Sex “Weddings" – Rev. Paul Check Former Courage Intl.

In response to some questions by EnCourage parents (EnCourage is a ministry within Courage dedicated to the spiritual needs of parents, siblings, children, and other relatives and friends of persons wh...

July 5, 2019

"La homosexualidad y la Iglesia Católica ". Por el P. Richard M. Samour, capellán del Apostolado Courage y EnCourage Capítulo de San Antonio. Courage es un grupo de [hombres y mujeres] que experimentan atracción por el mismo sexo y están comprometidos a ayudarse a vivi...

July 5, 2019

"Homosexuality and the Catholic Church."  By Fr. Richard M. Samour - Chaplain of Courage and EnCourage Apostolate-San Antonio Chapter Courage is a group of [ men and women] who experience same-sex attraction and who are committed to helping one another to live chaste l...

March 9, 2019

Courage Apostolate San Antonio Chapter: Serving in the Peripheries: by Fr. Richard M. Samour Chaplain of Courage and EnCourage for Today's Catholic.

“The Church is called to come out of herself and to go to the peripheries, not only geographically, but also the existent...

July 18, 2018

At 15, I was active in high school ministry and discerning a place in the priesthood. At 16, I had my first sexual experience with another man. At 18, I found myself in a confessional, confronted by a priest who said I must choose between my love for both the church an...

October 16, 2017

You're Hurting Me, Fr. James Martin

October 10, 2017


Please, Fr. James, know that this is not me attacking you. I just want to be open, and share my story and my heart with you.

I wanted to make something actually directed towards you, in hopes that you might read it, an...

September 23, 2017

 Amor y Verdad: La Iglesia Católica trae esperanza en amor a través de Courage, el Apostolado para hombres y mujeres que experimentan la Atracción al Mismo Sexo." Por el Padre Richard M. Samour - Capellán del Apsotolado Courage y EnCourage Capítulo de San Antonio para...

September 22, 2017

Love and Truth: The Catholic Church brings hope and embrace love through the Courage Apostolate for Men and Women who Experience Same Sex Attraction. By Fr. Richard M. Samour – Chaplain of Courage and EnCourage San Antonio Chapter for Today’s Catholic.

In the preface of...

July 13, 2017

Courage and EnCourage Apostolate: The Journey of Same Sex Attraction and Homosexuality. By Fr. Richard Samour - Chaplain of Courage and EnCourage Apostolate San Antonio,

The call to every person is to redefine his/her life as a constant surrendering, offering of one's l...

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