Category: News and Stories

Confessions of a Gay Jesuit

The article below is the story of how a brave Gay man committed himself to service in the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and encountered many other closeted Gay men within the Jesuit order. A similar article appeared in the Washington

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Dignity/Washington Welcomes 2015 in Style

Dignity/Washington welcomes 2015 at The Dignity Center   Dignity/Washington hosted a New Year’s Eve dinner at the Dignity Center. The evening began with appetizers and cocktails, followed by a full buffet dinner, and a midnight toast. The Dignity Center Board

Transgender Spirituality & Ministry

On Saturday December 13th, Dignity Washington was privileged to host a talk on Transgender Spirituality and Ministry by Rev. Allyson D. Robinson, at the Dignity Center. For Rev. Robinson the transition has brought her inner peace, wholeness, and a closer

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Dignity/Washington’s Annual Meeting

After Mass on Sunday, November 16, President Daniel Barutta presided at the D/W annual meeting. The largest crowd (60 plus) ever to attend an annual meeting enjoyed a lasagna dinner provided by Mark Cosenza. We heard from Jake Hudson, Treasurer

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Dignity/Washington Turns 42

On Saturday, September 27, Dignity/Washington celebrated its 42nd Anniversary with a potluck dinner, silent auction, and awards. Here is a list of award winners for 2014: Community Service Awards: Martin Witchger, Larry Ranly, Alexei, Stephen Phan & Chip Watts John

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Like Us on Facebook!

  Did you know that Dignity/Washington has a Facebook page? Click on the Facebook icon to the right for quick and easy access to the Facebook page. Like Dignity/Washington on Facebook and receive updates in your News Feed.

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Dignity hosts table at the 17th Street Festival on Sept. 13

A few clouds and some rainy weather did not deter Dignity/Washington members from hosting a table at the 17th Street Festival on September 13th. The festival is a free community event that celebrates the 17th Street Corridor from Riggs Place

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Reflections on Summer 2014 at Dignity/Washington

Summer of 2014 has come to a close. As people, including your web master, return from beach vacations and kids head back to school, it is worth looking back on the past summer’s activities at Dignity/Washington. Dignity/Washington Joined Young Adult

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Dignity/Washington bids farewell to Rick Lynch

Rick Lynch, long-time Dignity/Washington member, knows a great deal about the inner workings of his community. His knowledge is gleaned from fifteen years of service as Dignity/Washington’s Office Manager, a post he retired from in August 2014. Writes D/W President

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Community Discussion Series on Womenpriests as Presiders

In the past year Dignity/Washington has embarked on an education and discernment process to determine whether it would welcome women priests to preside at its Sunday Masses. The Board formed a Women Presiders Task Force, chaired by former Dignity/Washington president

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