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Courage, a Catholic apostolate for those experiencing SSA


DO YOU KNOW ABOUT “COURAGE” and "Encourage ?  Courage is a Catholic apostolate, endorsed by the Pontifical Council for the Family, that ministers to persons experiencing same-sex attractions who desire to live chaste lives according to the teachings of scripture and the Roman Catholic Church. Find out more at:

 EnCourage is a ministry within Courage dedicated to the spiritual needs of parents, siblings, children, and other relatives and friends of persons who have same-sex attractions.

Standing by the true teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, EnCourage members support one another and their loved ones through discussion, prayer and fellowship.

Are you searching for the Love that surpasses all love?

Are you being called from loneliness, confusion, or isolation to fellowship, truth, and friendship?

Are you seeking the peace the world cannot give or take?

 Are you being called to new life in Jesus Christ?

Desire Of The Everlasting Hills is a one hour documentary filmed about 3 people who give their story about being Catholic and experiencing same sex attraction.

"If you haven’t watched this 1 hour video yet, do so. A good friend told me about it at a men’s conference this weekend where I was speaking. Janet and I turned it on tonight and were captivated.

If you want to understand the homosexual lifestyle, the sadness and emptiness it brings — this is a great movie. Three honest people who lived the gay lifestyle for decades tell the story of their coming to grips with their life. 

I highly recommend you take an hour and watch this movie which is a tear-jerker in places. It will help you understand, sympathize with and relate to those among us who struggle with homosexuality. It will help set the tone for how we relate to and love our fellow men and women, especially those who have turned to Jesus Christ and decided to live a life of holiness."- Steve Ray, convert  and catholic apologist and tour leader. is the link for the film

Daniel Mattson is a writer and public speaker who focuses on sharing the good news of the Catholic Church's teaching on sexuality and chastity. The story of his conversion to the Church from a life of active homosexuality is one of the three stories featured in the Courage Apostolate's new documentary, Desire of the Everlasting Hills.

He entered into full communion with the Catholic Church in 2010, primarily because of the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality. His message is simple: the path to fulfillment and peace for the person who lives with same sex attractions can only be found in the teachings of the Catholic Church.