Category: News Archive

Dignity Washington Observes Black History Month

Dignity Washington Celebrates Black History Month

On Sunday, February 23rd, Dignity/Washington was pleased to host Mr. Chuck Hicks, DC Black History Celebration Committee activist and librarian, for a special presentation in commemoration of Black History Month. Mr. Phil Pannell and Mr. Courtney Williams, long-time DC gay

2014 Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday Weekend – On Saturday, April 12th, Dignity/Washington will be doing the Stations of the Cross at 11:00 AM, at the Franciscan Monastery (14th & Quincy Streets, NE).  Those planning to attend are asked to please gather at the

Dignity/Washington Announcement of Heather Mizeur as June 9th Guest Homilist

On Sunday, June 9th, Washington’s “Capital Pride” Day, Dignity/Washington is pleased and proud to announce a very special guest homilist for our 6:00 PM Sunday Mass – Maryland State Delegate Heather Mizeur.  Delegate Mizeur, who is Catholic and one of

Dignity/Washington Affirms that “It Gets Better” With Their YouTube Video

For several months Dignity/Washington members had been quietly discussing a community response to the alarming rise in bullying in schools across the nation.  Finally the idea crystallized that a YouTube “It Gets Better” video could be produced from the personal

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Dignity/Washington Holds Strategic Planning Day

Dignity/Washington continues to collect and review data relating to its current mission and priorities and redefine them in a future-oriented and systematic process. Further steps were taken in an all-day Strategic Learning and Planning Day held on April 22nd at

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Dignity/Washington Honors Saint Joseph With A Traditional Festival

On March 10, 2012 over sixty friends of Saint Joseph were convened by Dignity/Washington to honor him near his March 19 Feast Day with a traditional banquet in the Sicilian style, complete with a festive procession of flags and icons,

Dignity/Washington Defenders Celebrate Their Twentieth Anniversary

On January 15, 2012 at a special Mass the Dignity/Washington community honored its Defenders for their outreach and service to the local leather/levi community over the past twenty years.  As part of this anniversary celebration and at the end of

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El Dia De Los Muertos at Dignity/Washington (2011)

Once again this year the Dignity/Washington Grupo Latino invited the entire community to observe November 2 as All Souls Day or The Day of the Dead, El Dia de Los Muertos. The day is traditional on the Catholic liturgical calendar

God Was Laughing: A Pilgrim’s Journey to World Youth Day 2011

In late September 2009, I was still actively discerning a possible vocation to the priesthood, in early formation with the Congregation of Holy Cross, and defending the faith on what seemed like a nightly basis. The adversary was none other

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Dignity-Washington Goes to the Beach

From September 16 through 18 twenty members of Dignity/Washington revived one of the chapter’s best annual social outings of past years:  the Rehoboth Beach (Delaware) Weekend.  On that Friday Jake Hudson, Dignity/Washington Vice President, hosted everyone for a lovely opening

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