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Advent, Christmas, New Years Schedule

All are welcome to join Dignity/Washington and Dignity/Northern Virginia for this year’s Advent, Christmas, New Year’s, and Epiphany Masses. Tuesdays during Advent, Dignity/Washington will have supper and scripture studies on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM at the Dignity Center. –

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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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Job Announcement: Communications Coordinator (part-time)

The Dignity/Washington Board of Directors announces that it is seeking to hire a paid part-time Communications Coordinator to promote public awareness of Dignity/Washington and its mission. Communications will focus on current and upcoming activities (as well as reporting on recent

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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 & NoVA Walk to End HIV

Dignity/Washington and Dignity Northern Virginia supported the greater LGBT community Saturday morning Oct. 24 by participating in Whitman-Walker’s Walk to End HIV. The Walk, which supports Whitman-Walker Health, took place on Pennsylvania Ave near the Capitol. Ruthie Shipps, Anne Shipps,

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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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Speaker Series: Eve Tushnet Saturday, November 21

Dignity Washington’s Guest Speaker Series presents Eve Tushnet on Saturday November 21 at 3:00 pm, at the Dignity Center (721 -8th Street SE, Washington, DC 20001). Eve will speak on her conversion journey and on her book “Gay and Catholic:

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John McNeill, Gay Theologian Dies

Over the years John McNeill and his husband Charles Chiarelli were frequent visitors to Dignity/Washington. Often in conjunction with his book signings or for Capital Pride weekends, John would be a guest presenter at the community’s Sunday Mass or at

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