Open Arms Ministry

Who do we serve?

Open Arms is a group of family members, allies, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. 


What do we do?

We seek to be a safe space where people can, if they choose, honestly and safely share their stories while confirming and respecting the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

How can I get involved?

Contact information: 
Diane Gibbons Lesko: 443 956-5120

When do we meet?

Meeting dates/times:  Usually the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM in the Shehan Pastoral Center Conference Room

Where do we serve?

At Resurrection.

Ministry history 

This is a recent addition (2021) to our ministry roster.  Working with the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the parish clergy, we have been able to begin this important work to provide pastoral support to families and members of the LGBTQ+ community.