Pilgrim Blog

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Home again

I wasn’t able to blog while at the WMOF, partly because I was technically challenged and mostly because I was  exhausted.  Monday I arrived in Philly full of hope.  As I made my way to the convention center to get my registration package, I ran into my first bigoted Catholics.  […]

It’s the Little Things

So many magical moments this week. The most touching experiences occurred in line to purchase coffee, walking down the street, or having a family member with an LGBTQI friend or relative tell us how much they appreciated us being there. The best was today! The TSA Officer was checking my clear WMF […]

Friday

Reflecting on a week of learning, insight and making new personal connections! We had two wonderful panels, including last night where Marianne Duddy-Burke and John Freml provided articulate and insightful reflections on content from the WMF. Great questions, comments and reflections from the participants as well! Thanks to all!

Press Conference: Duty to do Good

This morning’s press conference at the Arch Street Methodist Church was a great success! The pilgrims shared their experiences, hopes and dreams with several media outlets on hand to cover the event. Some quotes from today’s pilgrim voices at the press conference: “We want to hear words of love, not […]

Prayers

To all the pilgrims traveling in the next couple days, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Please pray for my recovery after this long and drawn put illness and know I would ove being there with you this week. God bless.