POTLUCK SUNDAY & COUNCIL THIS SUN, SEPTEMBER 17TH ... Sunday, September 17th marks the 3rd Sunday of the month, which means it'll be our Monthly Potluck. Please feel free to bring a dish or dessert to share, and invite some friends. Also, if you'd like to sit in to listen on the Community Council Meeting, we'll meet at 4:30pm ahead of mass.
TUESDAY RETREATS ... Every Tuesday, there is a new mini-retreat available on our website. They are designed to give us an opportunity to really think about our place in the world and what God has in store for us. Spend a few moments with God in quiet contemplation every week and grow your prayer life. Please visit http://www.dignitysd.org/tuesday_retreats to join in the series.
DIGNITY SAN DIEGO'S 45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THIS THURS, SEPTEMBER 21ST! ... Dignity/San Diego is celebrating our 45th anniversary on Thursday, September 21st beginning at 6:30pm. We will enjoy an evening of appetizers and cocktails while cruising San Diego Bay on the Bahia Belle, a paddle wheeler operated by the Bahia Hotel and Resort. The cost for this evening is $25 for an individual, $40 for a couple. Also, we are offering the opportunity for you to be a sponsor for the evening. For $150, you can help to make this evening possible for your fellow Dignity/San Diego members and receive our special thanks and a table named for you - or the name of your choice. You will also receive two tickets with your sponsorship. We hope to see you for this wonderful evening of fun and fellowship. Please let us know if you are going to attend the event and will need to pay at when you arrive instead of by credit card. Also please let us know if you need special consideration for reducing the ticket costs for the evening. Thank you all dearly for being a part of our community and supporting us throughout all the years. http://dignitysd.org/anniversary_celebration
WALK WITH DIGNITY/SD FOR AIDS WALK SAN DIEGO ON SAT, SEPTEMBER 30TH ... AIDS Walk San Diego will take place on the morning of Saturday, September 30th. It's a time to remember those we've lost, honor the trailblazers who have struggled so bravely to bring us to today, and the celebrate the progress that has brought new medicines, new treatments, and new hope to the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year we'll have a Dignity/San Diego group doing the 5K walk, so if you'd like to join us or donate, please visit http://events.thecentersd.org/goto/DignitySD. Thank you.
"ALWAYS OUR CHILDREN" MASS FOR FAMIILIES OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY ON SAT, OCTOBER 7TH ... Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan and Fr. Lucio Castillo, OMI will preside at a special Mass on Saturday, October 7th at 11am at St. John the Evangelist Church (1638 Polk Avenue, San Diego, CA) commemorating the pastoral document "Always Our Children" released 20 years ago by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This document "is an outstretched hand...to parents and other family members, offering them a fresh look at grace present in family life and the unfailing mercy of Christ our Lord" (AOC). This is an opportunity for us to gather and journey together in faith and hope as we support, care and love each other. This event is hosted by the Office for Family Life & Spirituality Diocese of San Diego.