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Elections for Board of Directors

Dignity/Washington’s Election Committee is making its “first call” for nominations for the office of Chapter President and five open seats on the Board of Directors. Nomination must be in by March 31, 2017. The only “official” requirement is that you

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Coming Out: Our Own Exodus, Tues Nights During Lent

Join us at the Dignity Center, 721 8 St. SE, Washington, DC for our 2017 Lenten program. This year’s program is “Coming Out: Our Own Exodus”. We will start the evening with a soup supper at 6:30. Here are the

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Lent 2017 Daily Reflection

Forty-seven different members of our community shared their thoughts on Scripture, their stories, and their faith in order to make this booklet a reality.  It stands as witness against those who see people as somehow less due to their non-typical

St. Joseph’s Day Dinner — March 18

Dignity/Washington will celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph with its annual St. Joseph’s Day Dinner on Saturday, March 18, at All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church. Doors open at 7 pm and the ceremony begins at 7:30 pm. As a community

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The Sacrament of Resistance — March 19th

Army Chaplain 1st Lieutenant, and UU Minister the Rev. Chris Antal on The Sacrament of Resistance Resistance is what love looks like in the face of U.S. policies of global military supremacy, “preemptive war” and “defensive strikes” by lethal drones.

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Louisiana Flood Relief: Caring for the Suffering Stranger

As everyone is aware, Louisiana, and particularly the area around Baton Rouge, has been stricken with millennial-level floods after they have just barely recovered from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. Christ called us to care for the stranger and D/W

Dignity Young Adult Caucus Retreat

In the final weekend of July, three current young adult members of Dignity/Washington (Michaela, Keith, and Martín) joined a group of about twenty other LGBTQ young adults from around the country for a retreat in Chicago with the theme “Telling

Listen to D/W President Vin Testa on LGBT Radio

Dignity/Washington President Vin Testa appeared on 89.3 WPFW’s Inside Out radio show, where he discussed his experience as an LGBT Catholic, as well as Dignity’s role in the D.C. metro area. The link to the archived shows is below. Once

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Dignity/USA Responds to Pope’s Remarks

LGBT Catholics welcome statement of Pope Francis that the Catholic Church must apologize to gay people; say apology must be followed by concrete actions   Boston, MA. June 26, 2016–Leaders of DignityUSA, the organization of LGBTQ Catholics and allies committed

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Church Should Apologize for Discriminating Against Gays

Pope Francis said that “Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness” from Gays. The Pope made the comments while traveling back to Rome from Armenia. Read the whole story at The Huffington Post: Pope Francis Says Church Should

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