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ALABAMA

 

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ARIZONA

SEDONA: ST. KATERI INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
When: Every first Sunday at 3:00pm
Contact: Rev. Rose Marie (Ree) Hudson, rcwp

St. Kateri is an inclusive catholic community where all are welcome.

TEMPE:THE SHRINE OF HOLY WISDOM
Meets at:The Shrine of Holy Wisom, 5025 S. Ash Ave.  Suite B-15, Tempe AZ  85282
When: Sundays at 9:00am; 11:30am & 1:30pm(Spanish)
Contact: Most Rev. Jorge Rodriguez Eagar  OSB | 480-219-9633 | website | email

Our vision: "The Shrine of Holy Wis-Dom envisions a world where all are awakened to the Divine, and experience a mystical relationship with the all.  We are an inclusive and welcoming non-Roman catholic community .

TUSCON: MARY OF MAGDALA INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: Rincon Congreational UCC - Room #1/Steadman Room, 122 North Craycroft Road 85711
When: Every Last Sun - 2pm
Contact: Rev. Delores J. Kropf
| 520-575-8486 | Website Under Construction

Ordained Roman Catholic Womanpriest-led Eucharistic Liturgy (Mass). Progressive yet recognizable as Catholic - using inclusive language and welcoming to all. Bring a friend

TUSCON: ST.MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: Chapel of First Christian Church, 740 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85719
When: every Sunday at 9:00am
Contact: Rev. Delores J. Kropf
| 520-575-8486 | Website

Founding member of Ecumenical Catholic Communion. We are Eucharistic people who recognize Christ in the Breaking of the Bread. We believe catholic means everyone and unity in all diversities. Social justice is a key in our being Catholic.


ARKANSAS

 

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CALIFORNIA

FAIRFIELD: HOLY FAMILY OLD CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: 1600 Union Street, Fairfiled, CA 95434
When: Every Saturday at 5pm
Contact: Fr. Robert T. Fuentes | 707-425-1748 | Website

A small but faithful community serving in Fairfield, CA since 1999. We are a part of The Old Catholic church, Province of the United States.

LONG BEACH: HOLY WISDOM CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: St. Luke's Episcopal, 525 E 7th St., Long Beach, CA 90813
When: 1st Sunday of ecah month at 4:00pm
Contact: Presider - Jennifer O'Malley, Roman Catholic Womanpriest | 310-408-9122 |

All are Welcome. We are an inclusive worsiping commmunity dedicating to living out the Gospel values of Justice.

LOS GATOS: MAGDAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: 123 Calle Marguerita, Los Gatos, CA 95032
When: Second and Fourth Satruday at 4:30p.m.
Contact: Rev. Juanita Cordero | 408-688-7012

We are a house church where all are welcome.

OJAI: ST. MICHAEL AND ALL THE COMPANY OF HEAVEN ORATORY
Meets at: 2043 Woodland Avenue
When: As agreed upon
Contact: Rev. Antoinette (Toni) Pineau | 805-551-3610 | tonihere2@aol.com | Website

I am part of the Diocese of Arizona and California operating under the auspices of Archbishop Bennett Burke.

ORANGE: ST. MATTHEW ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: 1111 W Town & Country Road, Orange, CA 92868
When: Every Sunday, 8:00am and 10:30am in English; 12:30pm Espanol
Contact: Kathryn Tuma |714-401-7184 | Website

Hear the dynamic preaching of Bishop Peter Hickman and a terrific choir. All the sacraments for all the people.

PALM SPRINGS: ST. CECILIA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: 555 North Commercial Road, Unit 1, Palm Springs, CA  92262
When: Sunday 10:30a.m.
Contact: Rev. Dcn David Justin Lynch | 760-778-8950 | Website

We offer all sacraments to all. We are in an inclusive, safe, loving community.

ROSS: NEW SKELLIG CELTIC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
Meets at: Member's Homes - Directions upon request
When: Monthly Sunday Liturgies & Day of Reflection - Dates on Website
Contact: Rev. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D. 415-422-5299 | Website

\New Skellig is an inclusive community of the Celtic Christian Church (a canonically independent catholic church).  Our monthly gatherings include the celebration of the Eucharist—with ample attention given to contemplative silence; group reflection; biblical or theological study; and a simple shared meal.

SANTA BARBARA: CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE BEATITUDES
Meets at: First Congregational Church, UCC, 2101 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93015.
When: Saturdays at 4:30pm
Contact: Suzanne R. Dunn, Pastor 805-684-3012 | Website

The Church of the Beatitudes offers the faithful "a new way to be Roman Catholic." A weekly Mass, celebrated by the whole community, is presided by a Roman Catholic Woman Priest.  All are welcome.

SANTA BARBARA: ST. ANTHONY COMMUNITY
Meets at: Chapel behind former St. Anthony Seminary Bldgs, 2300 Garden St. (opp Pueblo St.), Santa Barbara, CA 93105
When: Every Sunday - 9:30am
Contact: Keith Forster (805-962-3163) or John Hydar (805-676-1763) | Website

We are an open, compassionate community grounded in our catholic tradition.  All are welcome, regardless of background, history, orientation or anything else.  Our priests are married, called by the community to lead us forward in the emerging church.

SIMI VALLEY : CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE BELOVED
Meets at: St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 280 Royal Ave., Simi Valley, CA  93065
When: 5pm Mass, 3rd Saturday of each month
Contact: Rev. Donna Shaw, RCWP | 805-583-2642 | dshaw77709@gmail.com

Meets in the Clare Room, in the office building.

UPLAND: HEART OF COMPASSION
Meets at: 2419 N Euclid Ave., Upland, CA
When: 2nd Sunday of the Month 10:30am
Contact: Bishop Nina Paul | 800-790-9739 | chaplainnina@gmail.com

A chartered ministry of the Open Catholic Church serving the Inland Empire.

VENTURA: CATHOLIC COMMUNITY OF THE BEATITUDES
Meets at: Home Churches in Ventura, Oxnard, Ojai, simi Valley, Port Hueneme
When: First Sunday at 2:00pm
Contact: Deacon Cynthia | 805-366-0363 | website

We are a new intentional community which takes its roots from Roman Catholicism and from the Catholic Church of the Beatitudes in Santa Barbara. We are pastored by Roman Catholic Women Priests and Deacons. We are located in Ventura County, but willing to miniter to communities in the LA Area.

VISTA: ALL SAINTS AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: 1057 Sycamore Ave., Vista, California, 92081
When: Every Sunday, 9am
Contact: Rev. Janine Stock | 760-271-1812 | Website

We are a Welcoming and Affirming community of Faith and are committed to an open table open door ministry embracing all of God's people.  We belong to the Ecumenical Catholic Communion.


COLORADO

AURORA: CHURCH OF THE HOLY FAMILY
Meets at: 16738 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora, CO 80013
When: Sundays 10am; 1st Sat, 6:00pm, Celtic Mass
Contact: Lisa@holyfamilyco.org | website

Part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, we are a progressive, all-inclusive community where all are invited to the table, sacramentally and in shaping the life and mission of the church.

DENVER: PAX CHRISTI ECC CHURCH
Meets at: 6th Avenue United Church of Christ, 3250 Sixth Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
When: Every Saturday at 4:30pm
Contact: Fr. Michael J. Nicosia
| 720 218-1081 |  email   |   Website

Part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, we are a progressive, all-inclusive community where all are invited to the table, sacramentally and in shaping the life and mission of the church.

FORT COLLINS: MARY OF MAGDALA COMMUNITY
Meets at: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1208 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins, CO 80521
When: 5:00pm Sundays
Contact: marymagdalafc@gmail.com | website

Part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, we are a progressive, all-inclusive community where all are invited to the table, sacramentally and in shaping the life and mission of the church.

LONGMONT: LIGHT OF CHRIST ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1000 W. 15th Ave., Longmont, CO 80501
When: 5:00pm Saturdays, 11:45am Sundays, and 9:00am Wednesdays
Contact: churchoffice@lightofchristecc.org | website

Part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, we are a progressive, all-inclusive community where all are invited to the table, sacramentally and in shaping the life and mission of the church.

NORTHGLENN: CHURCH OF THE BELOVED
Meets at: 10500 Grant Drive, Northgleen, CO 80233
When: 5:00pm on Saturdays
Contact: MotherKae@churchofthebeloved-ecc.org | website

Part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, we are a progressive, all-inclusive community where all are invited to the table, sacramentally and in shaping the life and mission of the church.


CONNECTICUT

NEW HAVEN: ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHURCH
Meets at: St. Joseph of Arimathea, 62 East Grand Ave. , New Haven, CT 06513
When: Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Contact: Fr. Matthew
| 888-688-2871, ext4 | Website

St. Joseph of Arimathea was founded in New Haven, in October of 2006. Since then the congregation has grown by leaps and bounds. As an Independent Catholic Church we offer an alternative for those seeking a more \"inclusive\" Catholic Church.


DELAWARE

LEWES: ST. PATRICK PASTORAL HOUSE
Meets at: 36000 Chester Street, Lewes, DE 19958
When: First Sunday of the month at 11:00a.m.
Contact: Rev. Michael Carroll, USAFR
| 540-335-6987

Jesuit and Franciscan Liturgical celebrations as a Eucharist centered community. Ministries to assist those the RC has dismissed.


FLORIDA

BROOKSVILLE: ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church,8187 Fort Dade Ave. Brooksville, FL 34601
When: Every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Father Michael Clancy | 352-610-1780 | website

We are an independent Catholic community. All are welcome.

FORT LAUDERDAL: PARISH OF STS. FRANCIS AND CLARE,
Meets at: Parish of St. Francis and Clare, 101 NE 3rd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301-1046
When: Saturdays at 5:00pm and Sundays at 10:30am
Contact: Fr. Joe Spina, ofr | 954-731-8173 | website

We are a member of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion (ECC), a progressive and welcoming community for all people of faith.

LARGO: ST. FRANCIS ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: St. Francis ECC, Pine Lake Canter, 12041 66th St. North, #E, Largo, FL 33773
When: Sunday, 10:30a.m.
Contact: Barbara Fichter, 727-234-1380 | website   |  email

All are welcome for Mass each Sunday morning @ 10:30am followed by coffee and fellowship.  We are open/affirming, all-inclusive.

ORLANDO: HOLY ANGELS CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: First United Church of Christ, 4605 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32812
When: Sundays at 12:30pm
Contact: Rev. William R. Cavins, 407-677-0072 | website

Jesus didn't reject anyone and neither do we! No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!

PALM COAST: INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC MNISTRIES
Meets at: 2 Westmill Ln., Palm Coast, FL 32164
When: Every Third Sat at 4:00pm, Hospitality following
Contact: Miriam Picconi, ARCWP | 502-320-6817 | website

Please call to confirm Mass as day sometimes changes.  The Faith Community has two women priests ordained through Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests.  We have Mass in a person’s home upon request.

SAFETY HARBOR : HOLY SPIRIT SYNODAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: 3265 State Road 580, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
When: Every Sunday, at 10:30am
Contact: Bp. Steven M. Rosczewski | 727-754-9758 | bishop.steve@holyspiritscc.org | website

As a member of the Communion of Synodal Catholic Churches: our vibrant, fully inclusive, Catholic community is committed to nuturing all in their relationship with God, others, and self.

SARASOTA: MARY MOTHER OF JESUS INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: St. Andrew United Church of Chrrist, 6908 Beneva Rd. , Sarasota, FL
When: Every Saturday, 4:00pm
Contact: Bridget Mary Meehan, ARCWP | 703-505-0004 | website

MMOJ is an inclusive Catholic community where all are welcome to receive sacraments. We have ordained and non-ordained presiders. All are invited to participate in the dialogue homily and celebrate the Eucharist around the altar. We use inclusive language and incorporate feminine imagery of God in our worship. Come and worship with us!

SPRING HILL :ST. PAUL THE APOSLTE OLD CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meets at: St. Paul the Apostle Old Catholic Church, 1296 Lori Dr., Spring Hill, FL
When: Sunday at 10:00am and 11:30am
Contact: Father Michael Clancy| 352-610-1780 | website

We are an Old Catholic Community. All are welcome.

WILTON MANORS; DIVINE MERCY CHAPEL
Meets at: Divine Mercy Chapel, 2749 NE 10 Ave., Wilton Manors, FL 33334
When: Sundays at 10:30am
Contact: Father John Joseph Reid| 954-567-1930 | website

We are a member of the American New Catholic Church, also expanding into other states.  We welcome all.  We invite men and women to talk with us about Holy Orders.  It's not who you love, but that you love.

WINTER PARK; ST. DOROTHY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: Wedding Chapel of Winter Park, 301 New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32790
When: Sundays at 11:00am
Contact: Rev. Anthony Borka | 407-610-5109 | website

St. Dorothy Catholic Community is one of a number of valid branches of Catholicism, not under the jurisdiction of Rome, offering all seven sacraments to all who come honestly seeking a relationship with Christ. The parishioners of St. Dorothy welcome all of God’s children.


GEORGIA

 

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IDAHO

KETCHUM: WOOD RIVER INCLUSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: Light on the Mountains Spiritual Center, 12446 State Highway 75, Ketchum, ID  83340
When: Sunday, 7:00p.m., twice monthly
Contact: Rev. Teresa Gregory
| 208-720-8929 | tgregorysv@aol.com | webite

Please see our website for a current schedule of Mass and community meetings.  All are welcome!


ILLINOIS

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS: BLESSED JOHN XXIII
Meets at: Living Word Center, 800 N. Fernandez Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
When: First & Third Sundays at 11:00am
Contact: Joanne Cella-Easton
| 847-620-3126 |

Blessed John XXIII Community is guided by Vatican Council II and is rooted in the Catholic Christian Tradition. We invite all men and women to conscious active participation in the life and leadership of this community.

CHICAGO: EPIPHANY ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Meets at: Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral, Chicago, IL 60660
When: First and Third Saturday, 5:00p.m.
Contact: Geoff Duffy, 206-947-7116 | website

Epiphany welcomes everyone and values progressive thinking. We are part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, an inclusive group of Catholics who stand within the deep tradition of the Catholic faith.

SPRINGFIELD: ST. NICHOLAS FAITH COMMUNITY
Meets at: Heartland Metropolitan Community Church(MCC), 402 Dawson St., Springfield, IL 62702
When: Every Sunday at 8:30am
Contact: Most Rev. Jerry Wood, 217-528-1764 | website

St. Nicholas Faith Community is part of the United Independent Catholic Church, which welcomes all, and is a member of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.


INDIANA

INDIANAPOLIS: ST. MARY OF MAGDALA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY