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We Believe That …

  • We are all made in God’s image and that God rejoices in our diversity: man or woman, straight or gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning.
  • Same-gender relationships, including marriage, are a gift from God, and not something to be suppressed or be kept in the closet
  • People of all genders, gender identities, and sexual orientations are called to serve and to lead in the Church
  • That we are Catholics by Baptism and by God’s will, and no one can deny our place as God’s children

Mission: Dignity/Chicago is a chapter of Dignity/USA, and shares its mission to work for respect and justice for all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons in the Catholic Church and the world.

Vision: As independent organizations created to support LGBT Catholics and our families and friends, DignityUSA and Dignity/Chicago envision and work for a time when Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Catholics are affirmed and experience dignity through the integration of their spirituality with their sexuality, and, as beloved persons of God, participate fully in all aspects of life within the Church and Society. We minister through education, advocacy and worship and believe that same-sex relationships are loving, life-giving and life-affirming. We open our doors to all and welcome you to join us.

 

Ash Wednesday - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Join Dignity/Chicago as we partner with Broadway United Methodist Church in observance of this ritual marking the beginning of the Lenten Season.

Wednesday, February 26, 7pm – 8pm
BUMC Sanctuary, 3344 N Broadway at Buckingham, Chicago

With prayer, music and word, we begin our forty-day season of spiritual reflection and are marked by the ashes as a reminder of our mortality and humility.
 

Sunday Soup Suppers

Joan Chittister's meditation series, A Time To Weep For Lent, will be our guide for our Sunday Soup Suppers. Each Sunday, immediately following Liturgy, we'll gather for a simple meal of soup and bread and discuss the week's readings and meditations. The mediation books are available at Dignity/Chicago or purchased separately at the link above.

The Sunday's of Lent are: March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.

Palm Sunday, April 5

Please join us as we being the journey through Holy Week with the blessing of the palms, a procession and reading of the Passion.

Easter Sunday, April 12

Please join us as we celebration Christ's Resurrection on this blessed day.

 

Weekly Liturgy

5:00 p.m. each Sunday

Broadway United Methodist Church

3338 N Broadway at Buckingham in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood

Parking:

  • Limited parking is available in the church lot for early arrivals. ENTER THIS LOT FROM BUCKINGHAM AVE. IT IS WEST OF THE CHURCH.
  • Residential street parking permits available at the welcome table. Permits are needed in order to be on the street after 6:00 p.m.
  • Metered parking is available on Broadway. Several parking garages are in the neighborhood - check your parking ap for best prices.
  • DO NOT PARK IN THE LOT ON BROADWAY NORTH OF THE PARSONAGE. YOUR CAR WILL BE TOWED.

Last Sunday of every month:  community dinner at a local restaurant after conclusion of Mass at 6:30 pm

 

For more information about Dignity/USA's mission and purpose, please visit its website here: www.dignityusa.org

DignityUSA is also a founding member of the Equally Blessed Coalition.  The other members and their website addresses are:

 

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Mailing Address

Dignity/Chicago, Inc.
3023 N Clark St.
Box 237
Chicago, IL 60657-5200