Tag: Gay Washington DC

Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family

A document published after the first week of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family demonstrated a more open and accepting tone toward Gay and Lesbian Catholics. The news was picked up by the local ABC station in Washington,

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LGBT Elders Coming of Age: Join Us on October 18

Join Dignity/Washington on October 18th, 3:30 PM at the Dignity Center, 721 8th Street, SE Washington, DC, for a presentation on “LGBT Elders Coming of Age” by Dr. Imani Woody. Dr. Woody is the founding director and CEO of Mary’s

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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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Join us for the Blessing of the Animals Sunday October 5

Dignity/Washington will observe the Feast of St. Francis with the Blessing of Animals at our weekly mass on Sunday, October 5, 2014. We happily invite members to bring your pets (on leashes or in carriers) with you to mass. The

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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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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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