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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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Dignity Hosts Special Liturgy, Discussion on Womenpriests

  As part of our discernment process whether to credential women as presiders at Dignity/Washington, the Liturgy Committee’s Women Presiders Task Force invited Rev. Ann Penick, a Roman Catholic Womanpriest, as a guest to preside at a liturgy held on

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Take Me Out….

Dignity Washington joins the larger LGBTQ community for a night out at National’s Park Dignity/Washington members and friends cheered on the Washington Nationals as they won their game against the Houston Astros 6-5 at the 10th Annual “Night OUT at

Dignity/Washington at the Capital Pride March

Dignity/Washington had a strong turn out for the 2014 Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 7. The Dignity/Washington contingent had about 50 eager marchers. The slideshow below shows members of the Dignity/Washington community before, during, and after the march. A

Dignity/Washington Gay Pride Mass with Rabbi Laurie Green

Rabbi Green Explores the Meaning of Humble Pride   The 2014 Capital Pride Sunday, June 8, fell on Pentecost Sunday this year. Pentecost Sunday was marked by Dignity/Washington’s special welcome to Rabbi Laurie Green of Washington’s LGBT Temple Bet Mishpachah

Dignity at Gay Pride Interfaith Gathering

Dignity/Washington members pictured with Rev. Frank Schaefer, Methodist pastor who was convicted and defrocked for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage. He shared with those gathered for the 31st annual DC Capital Pride Interfaith Service, that he had never felt so

Dignity/Washington Retreat Held on “Be Not Afraid”

Jaimie Manson, a Catholic lay minister who has served two Manhattan churches and the homeless population of NYC, led a day of reflection on the theme Be Not Afraid: A Retreat For LGBT Catholics in a Changing Church on April

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Theologian Mary Hunt Speaks at Dignity Washington

Theologian Mary Hunt

Noted theologian Mary Hunt and founder of Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER) was the featured speaker in the most recent Dignity/Washington community conversation held on March 16 to study and reflect upon the importance of the Eucharist

Mardi Gras Celebration at the Dignity/Washington Center Draws an Intrepid and Festive Crowd

Gay Catholics

                  A snow storm the night of March 3 and 4 forced many metro DC groups to cancel their Mardi Gras festivities but not Dignity/Washington’s Young Adult Group. They hosted an evening

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