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Support for Family & Friends

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

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

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EnCourage provides confidential, welcoming, and informative support for family and friends men and women with SSA. Please join us.

Call: 313-237-5900

Goals of EnCourage

Help members themselves to grow spiritually through developing a vital relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ as authentically taught in our Roman Catholic Tradition.

Enable members to gain a deeper understanding of the needs, problem and issues experienced by men and women with same-sex attractions.

Help members establish and maintain a healthy and wholesome relationship with the loved one who experiences same-sex attractions.

Assist other parents and families not to reject but to reach out with compassion and truth to their loved one with same-sex feelings and behaviors.

Witness to our loved one by our own lives that a happy, wholesome life is to be found in union with Jesus Christ and with His body, the Church.