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Homosexual activists at a Catholic Church?
American Association of University Women ^ | 03.18.03 | Mary Ann Mastropaolo

Posted on 03/18/2003 10:50:48 AM PST by Frank Burns

LOVE MAKES A FAMILY?
Jon and Michael Galluccio

In 1995, Michael Galluccio and Jon Holden, who had been partners for 16 years, decided they would like to adopt a child through the NJ Division of Youth and Family Services.While on the10 year long waiting list for a healthy child, they became foster parents to an HIV+ infant.  After they nursed him through many years, their desire to adopt him was thwarted by state law that did not allow gay couples to co-adopt.  They took their case to the NJ Supreme Court.  The story of how they won their case is one of the many aspects they will cover in their talk.  They also explore the emotional, psychological and legal battles that gay couples face when dealing with issues of foster care, adoption and social intolerance.

The Galluccios, who now have three adopted children, live in Paterson.  Their story has been widely followed in the press, with reports in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, as well as on Good Morning America and Larry King Live.

Their book, An American Family, will be available to purchase after the meeting.

Non-Members of AAUW are welcome to attend and to share in an open discussion.

A $5 contribution is suggested.

Babysitting is complimentry for members, a small fee for non members.  Call 973- 299-7310 at least 5 days in advance of the meeting date.

Visit the AAUW website at
www.aauw.org
Our branch website is www.aauwmlnj.org

Jon and Michael, who have adopted three children, had their Holy Union Ceremony on Father's Day, June 28, 1998. Check out their website: Galluccios Storybook.

Photos of their Holy Union Ceremony!

http://www.galluccio.com/photos/index.html

On Friday, March 21, 2003 at 9:30 AM
St Catherine's Catholic Church

Mountain Lakes, NJ
one block off Route #46 West, at Boulevard and Pocono Road in Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046.


Call Bishop Rodimer 973-777-8818


TOPICS: General Discusssion
KEYWORDS: adoption; catholiclist; gayadoption; homosexual; homosexualactivists; homosexualagenda; maywood; mountainlakes; newjersey; nj; patersondiocese; prisoners
Call Mary Ann Mastropaolo, Program Vice President, 973-299-8111, the woman who belongs to St. Catherine's and is responsible for this program and ask her why she brought shame to the Catholic Church, her pastor and to God and why she believes this lifestyle and type of adoption is OK!  Her phone number appeared on the program announcement in an e mail and is in the phone book.

The group and this meeting has been kicked out of St. Catherine's for Good. They will now meet at the Mountain Lakes Public Library.

Contact the other women here (All names (some seem to be Irish and Italian, probably Catholic), e-mails and phone #'s came from their website:

mccarthy33@msn.com, berylmcmillan@att.net, adeffler@aol.com, skeelero@shu.edu, cobblake@optonline.netlindaSbythelake@aol.com,
hbreit@aol.com lindahyson@att.net,


Janice Hunts, at 973-448-4180
Margaret Gossett, (973) 299-7310
http://www.aauwmlnj.org/programs.html

Betty Ciallella 908 687-0844 or Lekha Keister 973 492-8418 or Beryl McMillan 973 299-1753 berylmcmillan@att.net

Lekha Keister at 973-492-8118
Dianne Marsden at 973-610-4751
Beryl McMillan, (call 973-299-1753 for directions)
 
Gloria Diamond, former opera singer and music teacher. Contact her at 973-335-8106.
Maureen Gramo, 973-257-9290

adeffler@aol.com, skeelero@shu.edu, 973-334-9854
hbreit@aol.com lindahyson@att.net,

cobblake@optonline.net
President  Ann McCarthy
 
lindaSbythelake@aol.com public policy chair. 
 
http://www.aauwmlnj.org/publicpolicy.html
 
AAUW believes that global interdependence requires national and international policies that promote peace, justice, human rights, sustainable development, and mutual security for all people. We support a strengthened United Nations and its affiliated agencies. We advocate implementation of the Platform for Action from the 4th World Conference on Women.

1 posted on 03/18/2003 10:50:48 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: Mr. Sola Fide; PaulNYC; tsomer; Mixer; MattinNJ; OceanKing; TomT in NJ; Coleus; agrace; ...
Is he a ferret face?

Freep Ping
3 posted on 03/18/2003 5:10:05 PM PST by Coleus (RU-486 Kills Babies)
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To: Frank Burns
"We support a strengthened United Nations and its affiliated agencies."       
4 posted on 03/18/2003 5:30:15 PM PST by GirlShortstop ( words escape me)
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To: Frank Burns
If they suport CEDAW, then they support abortion as a human right.
5 posted on 03/18/2003 5:39:08 PM PST by Notwithstanding (What have you done for LIFE lately?)
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To: Frank Burns
If these folks really believe in a pro homosexual, pro abortion agenda why bother with the Catholic Church?

Why does the Catholic Church sponsor this type of anti family activity?
6 posted on 03/18/2003 5:58:03 PM PST by Leto
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To: Notwithstanding
CEDAW Links on the FR
7 posted on 03/18/2003 7:03:02 PM PST by Coleus (RU-486 Kills Babies)
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To: Coleus
Truly saddening.
8 posted on 03/18/2003 7:18:46 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Frank Burns; GatorGirl; maryz; *Catholic_list; afraidfortherepublic; Antoninus; Aquinasfan; ...
Ping.
9 posted on 03/18/2003 7:26:24 PM PST by narses (Christe Eleison)
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To: Coleus; *Catholic_list; father_elijah; nickcarraway; SMEDLEYBUTLER; Siobhan; Lady In Blue; ...
Catholic Discussion Ping!

Please notify me via Freepmail if you would like to be added to or removed from the Catholic Discussion Ping list.

10 posted on 03/18/2003 9:35:18 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Frank Burns
The group and this meeting has been kicked out of St. Catherine's for Good

So....did they get the boot before or after their "love"fest??

And WHO gave them das boot? Rodimer or the pastor?

11 posted on 03/19/2003 6:02:50 AM PST by ninenot
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To: Frank Burns
This is so sad. The cleaning house of the Roman Catholic Church seems to be an endless task. I do not think that one can be a liberal and be a good Catholic as well. Their ideology always seems to trump the True Faith.
12 posted on 03/19/2003 7:23:47 AM PST by TradicalRC (Fides quaerens intellectum.)
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To: TradicalRC
I do not think that one can be a liberal and be a good Catholic as well.

Well said.
There are choices to be made by the liberals who claim to be Catholic. You either support their agenda, or you support your Church. You can't do both.

13 posted on 03/19/2003 8:13:58 AM PST by reformed_democrat
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To: Coleus
This is truly disgusting! Freep them good!
14 posted on 03/19/2003 1:08:35 PM PST by Bigg Red (Defend America against her most powerful enemy -- the Democrats.)
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To: Frank Burns
AAUW believes that global interdependence requires national and international policies that promote peace, justice, human rights, sustainable development, and mutual security for all people.

They forgot to add "destruction of the nuclear family" -- one of the left's major goals.
15 posted on 03/19/2003 1:10:07 PM PST by Bigg Red (Defend America against her most powerful enemy -- the Democrats.)
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To: Frank Burns

16 posted on 03/19/2003 1:14:50 PM PST by fishtank
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To: Coleus
Yes he is.
17 posted on 03/24/2003 10:50:25 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: GirlShortstop
That is a big joke. I think this group needs to learn the facts about the UN.
18 posted on 03/24/2003 10:51:32 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: Leto
The church doesn't support pro-homosexual activities.

The church in question, St. Catherine's Church, leased space to this group and when found out regarding the subject matter asked them to leave.

The question asked should be, "Why do many of the Roman Catholic Faithful believe this type of lifestyle is OK and why aren't the priests talking about these type of sins in their sermons?"
19 posted on 03/24/2003 10:55:19 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: TradicalRC
I agree.
20 posted on 03/24/2003 10:56:05 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: Bigg Red
Yes, you are right that is one of the major goals of socialism, the UN, and the political left.
21 posted on 03/24/2003 10:57:39 AM PST by Frank Burns
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To: fishtank
How sweet!

Aren't they such a lovely couple? Who is the mother and who is the father?
22 posted on 03/24/2003 10:59:11 AM PST by Frank Burns (Homosexuals should not adopt children)
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To: Frank Burns; Leto
The church doesn't support pro-homosexual activities

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"Why do many of the Roman Catholic Faithful believe this type of lifestyle is OK and why aren't the priests talking about these type of sins in their sermons?"

by not addressing this nonsense in thier sermons - they are in fact supporting it

My sis is openly gay, Catholic and attends the same church my folks do, and it breaks my heart that this sin is ignored.

23 posted on 03/25/2003 2:32:00 AM PST by Revelation 911
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To: Frank Burns
BTTT!
24 posted on 03/25/2003 9:14:29 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Frank Burns
Search Result
Catechism of the Catholic Church

2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual acts as acts of grave depravity, tradition has always declared that "homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered." They are contrary to the natural law. They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity. Under no circumstances can they be approved.

25 posted on 03/25/2003 9:20:27 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation
I wonder if they are still meeting at the Catholic Church as their web site indicates?
26 posted on 05/10/2003 12:56:50 PM PDT by Frank Burns (Homosexuals should not adopt children)
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To: TradicalRC
No liberal can be a good Catholic, in my opinion. How could they?
27 posted on 07/12/2003 10:29:28 AM PDT by Frank Burns (Homosexuals should not adopt children)
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To: Salvation
Under no circumstances can they be approved.---


I wonder why these ladies think it's ok to sponsor that filth in a catholic church?
28 posted on 09/16/2003 11:15:53 AM PDT by Frank Burns (Homosexuals should not adopt children)
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To: Frank Burns
Sent another email to the bishop as well as the church as well as AAUW!
29 posted on 09/16/2003 1:14:56 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Frank Burns
Sounds like the UN and the NEA got to the AAUW.

30 posted on 09/16/2003 1:17:55 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Frank Burns
**AAUW believes that global interdependence requires national and international policies that promote peace, justice, human rights, sustainable development, and mutual security for all people. We support a strengthened United Nations and its affiliated agencies. We advocate implementation of the Platform for Action from the 4th World Conference on Women.**

Sounds like the UN and the NEA got to the AAUW.

31 posted on 09/16/2003 1:18:03 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: All
He lost the election, only to have 3 democrats (who probably feel the same on this issue) won.
32 posted on 03/30/2004 10:43:58 AM PST by Frank Burns (Use the fr keywords list to find info, it will help you.)
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To: Frank Burns
'Jon and Michael, who have adopted three children, had their Holy Union Ceremony on Father's Day, June 28, 1998'

Well, now isn't that special! BARF! There ain't nothing holy about that union.

BTW, Father's Day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday in June, so in 1998, it would have been on June 21st. I know this because our first child was born 2 weeks before that in 1998, and I distinctly remember my husband celebrating his first Father's Day when our daughter was two weeks old. (Our third child is due on Father's Day this year!)
33 posted on 03/30/2004 10:57:31 AM PST by Okies love Dubya 2 (Second ultrasound confirms the first--it's a girl! Baby Brooke due 6/20/04)
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To: Okies love Dubya 2
Those 2 are UNholy

(Our third child is due on Father's Day this year!)

Congratulations!
34 posted on 03/30/2004 11:18:43 AM PST by Frank Burns (Use the fr keywords list to find info, it will help you.)
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