Last Day and Catholic Underground (Chicago)

CATHOLIC UNDERGROUND (Chicago) is held on the first Thursday of (nearly) every month. It is hosted by the JP2 Newman Center at University of Illinois Chicago, right in the heart of downtown Chicago. It started in September 2008and runs during the academic school year at UIC. It is produced by Spirit Juice Studios Catholic Underground was originally started by the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, and was a direct response to a call that began with Pope John Paul II, and is continued by Pope Benedict XVI. Pope John Paul II said that because the Gospel lives in conversation with culture, we must be fearless in crossing the cultural threshold of the communication and information revolution now taking place. Each Catholic Underground consists of three parts: PART 1 - Eucharistic adoration, which provides a window for each person to personally encounter Jesus Christ. PART 2 – The showcasing of Catholic artists which includes music, poetry, visual art dancers, film, etc. Here we experience the “new evangelization”. PART 3 - Food and Drinks are provided for fellowship with each other. Here is a video of the band Last Day at Catholic Underground.
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What about people like me? Do

What about people like me? Do you not think that you should respond to the Gospel call and bring good news to people like myself? I am 62 and have been clearly gay since the age of 8. Is the good new only for Pharisees and oh so wonderful virtuous people who have the luck to be born hetro? Am i the modern day Samaritan? Please don't come up with simplistic answers. I am a normally functional sexual adult. I need love and affection like anyone else. I have female friends and that is all they are or ever will be. Was I born to be excluded and to live a life alone and miserable. What kind of being do you consider God to be if that is the best he has planned for me? The Roman Catholic church has a false veil of compassion and understanding it seems to me. Why should I continue to follow a God who is as you understand our creator to be? Is this the same God that encouraged Joshua to commit genocide at Jericho and elsewhere? I love the catholic style of worship as it seems to me to give God the due glory. But RC leaders seem to want to drive me away from God. God will judge them accordingly.

Dear sir: As stated in our

Dear sir: As stated in our FAQ, this site is not a forum for Catholic apologetics. It is a site for Catholic music discovery. There are many sites where you can discover the Biblical, historical and logical reasons why Catholics believe as they do. Perhaps there are words in this article that will help you: "A Big Heart Open to God," September 30, 2013, by Antonio Spadaro, S.J. – The exclusive interview with Pope Francis. Here is an excerpt from the above article: Pope Francis said: "A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person. Here we enter into the mystery of the human being. In life, God accompanies persons, and we must accompany them, starting from their situation. It is necessary to accompany them with mercy. When that happens, the Holy Spirit inspires the priest to say the right thing."