has a story about a former gay activist who has learned to live a Catholic life while dealing with same-sex attraction:
In the eyes of the world, a Catholic with same-sex attraction has two options: live “out and proud” with a homosexual identity, or sit in the pews silent and isolated.
Alan and Theresa Yoshioka say there’s a third alternative: acknowledge your SSA and receive support to live chastely. And they’re helping to reach some of the Church’s most vulnerable members.
The Yoshiokas, who are writing a book about the whole Church being called to support persons with SSA, recently brought their message of hope to the archdiocesan pastoral centre, high school classrooms, parishes, Catholic After Hours, and the Vancouver chapter of Courage/EnCourage.
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