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Mark Your Calendar for 2016 Guest Speakers

Dignity/Washington Guest Speaker Series January-May All presentations will be at the Dignity Center, 721 8th Street, SE Washington, DC 20003 unless otherwise noted Action for Happiness Workshop (Saturday, May 21; 3:00-5:00 PM)   Action for Happiness (http://www.actionforhappiness.org/) is a global

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Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service at St. Margarets

  Please join us for Ash Wednesday on February 10th. St. Margaret’s church and the Dignity Washington Community will jointly celebrate the Ash Wednesday Mass including the blessing and distribution of ashes 7:00 PM at St. Margaret’s church. All are

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Dignity Stands Against Church Gay Employee Firing

On Sunday January 10, DignityUSA and Dignity/Washington organized a peaceful witness to stand up to a local firing of a parish employee after the Archdiocese of Washington found out he had married his husband. Jeffrey Higgins, the cantor at Mother

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Annual Secret Santa Gift Drive A Great Success

Again this year Dignity/Washington sponsored its annual Secret Santa gift drive that benefited thirty-one children at the Maury School on Capitol Hill. Gifts in the $30 price range were brought until December 6 to St. Margaret’s Social Hall where Santa’s

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Dignity/Washington Celebrates Advent

This year for Advent, we at D/W are poised and ready: “Awaiting the Promise” of Jesus in our world and in our hearts. The Liturgy Committee chose “Awaiting the Promise” as D/W’s Advent theme because we thought it best expressed

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Leah Libresco Speaks at Dignity/Washington December 13

On Sunday December 13, Leah Libresco will join Dignity/Washington’s Guest Speaker Series at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church (1820 Connecticut Ave NW WDC 20009), at 7:00 pm. She will speak on “Handling Difficult Conversations Productively.” Often labeled “a geeky convert picking

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Dignity/Washington Annual Meeting

Dignity/Washington held its Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 15. A terrific meal immediately before the Meeting, prepared and served by members of the Board, created a time for sharing and community building. Reports from Treasurer Jake Hudson highlighted the financial

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LGBT Catholics Longing for Acceptance and Worship

Follow the link below to view a Scripps Howard Foundation video on Dignity/Washington’s LGBT community and its weekly worship at St. Margaret’s Church. LGBT Catholics Seek Acceptance; Worship Outside the Church

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Dignity Washington Celebrates 43 Years!

On October 17th Dignity/Washington’s Center resounded with the festivities surrounding its 43rd anniversary. The evening celebration included a Silent Auction, a pot-luck dinner, live entertainment, and the presentation of this year’s Community Service Awards. The President’s Award went to Henry

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It’s Wuerl’s World by Vin Testa

Dignity/Washington’s Vice President Vin Testa recently published an article in the Huffington Post about Dignity/Washington’s mission and weekly Eucharist. Click on the link below to read the full article. It’s Wuerl’s World, We’re Just Living in It

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