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Courage is a spiritual support group for men and women who struggle with homosexual feelings. Members embrace the lasting freedom and joy – but also the cross – of chastity, in accordance with the Catholic Church’s teaching on sexuality.

Courage - For More Information
Seattle Chapter meeting times and location
Tacoma Chapter meeting times and location
National Courage Website
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EnCourage is a ministry parallel to Courage and dedicated to the spiritual needs of parents, siblings, children, and other relatives and friends of persons who have same-sex attractions. Striving to live by the teachings of the Catholic Church, EnCourage members support one another and their loved ones through discussion, prayer and fellowship.

Encourage - For More Information
Regional Chapter meeting times and location
National EnCourage Website
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