Truth and Love Conference 2017

A conference offering sound, practical, and pastoral guidance on the topics of homosexuality and sexual identity addressed to clergy, religious, and those lay faithful working in ecclesial ministry, as well as medical and mental health professionals.

January 9–11, 2017
Saint Paul Catholic Church
Phoenix, Arizona



"Speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ" (Ephesians 4:15).

Invitation from Bishop Olmsted and Fr. Check

Conference Features:

  • Testimonies of persons who experience same-sex attractions regarding how chaste friendships and the Church have helped them on their journey toward chastity and sanctity.
  • Talks by experts on Christian anthropology, natural law, the psychology of homosexuality, Scripture, and chastity.
  • Discussion on how pastors, family, and friends can best love those who experience same-sex attractions or confusion regarding sexual identity.
  • Practical recommendations and tools for communicating the Church’s teaching on homosexuality and sexual identity to parishes, schools, and students as an integral part of the New Evangelization.

In preparation for the Truth and Love Conference, we invite you to watch Desire of the Everlasting Hills and a round table discussion on the film.