50th Anniversary

Dignity/San Francisco: LGBT Catholics and Allies celebrated the conclusion of their 50th Anniversary Year with a reception and liturgy on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm. As Jesus proclaims in the Gospel, “This is the time of fulfillment. The reign of God is at hand.” He then invites the disciples to “Come after me.”

On Saturday, July 1, Dignity/San Francisco sponsored a day-long conference focused on the past, present, and future of the chapter with a keynote by Fr. Bryan Massingale, a screening of the award-winning documentary Wonderfully Made: LGBTQ+R(eligion), and a festive dinner-dance

Dignity/San Francisco hosted a social on Sunday, July 2, in advance of a special anniversary-focused liturgy.

Dignity/San Francisco has secured a special rate of $200/night for single/double room, $30 extra for third person (plus taxes/fees) at Hotel Nikko, a unique boutique, 4-star hotel near Union Square, for the nights of June 23 – July 2. This rate includes wi-fi and access to the health center.

Dignity/San Francisco also has sponsorship options for this celebration. All sponsorships will be recognized on-screen. Sponsorships confirmed by June 20, 2023 will be listed in any printed materials.

We hope you will join Dignity/San Francisco for our 50th anniversary celebration!


January’s 50th Liturgy & Reception

Dignity/San Francisco is marking its golden anniversary with a year of celebrations, kicking off with a special “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Envisioning the Future,” liturgy and reception Sunday, January 22, 2023.

You’re invited to come gather with all who have been a part of Dignity’s journey in the Bay Area since January of 1973. Bring your partner, friends and family as we celebrate our past, present, and our hopes and dreams for our future.

All are welcome!
Mass at 5:00 PM.
Reception at 6:15 PM.

Located at Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue (just south of Irving Street), San Francisco CA 94122.To participate in the Anniversary Choir, contact Don Pearson or Paul Riofski.

If you have historical Dignity photographs you would like to share, please send them to Emmanuel Romero with “DSF50Ann” in the subject line.***

RSVP to Dignity/San Francisco so the caterer may be advised for the reception. Thank you!