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The work of DignityUSA on April 20, 2014 is proudly sponsored by Robert Downtain.
"My first day at Dignity in 1976"

Dignity’s Sixth Biennial Convention is held in Seattle

Theme

Let Us Build a City of God

Dates

September 2-5, 1983

Co-chairs

Muggs Regan/Bill Treloar

Emcee

Pat Roche

Major Speakers

Ginny Apuzzo, Mary Calderone, Matthew Fox O.P.

Registration Fee

$115 (Early) $145 (Regular)

Site

Seattle Sheraton, Sixth and Pike

Registrations

600

Membership

6,000

Chapters

110

National Officers Elected

  • John Hager, Washington, DC, President
  • Judy Carton, San Diego, Secretary (October 1983 to September 1984)*
  • Elinor Crocker, Treasurer

*Bob Mialovich, Interim Secretary (October 1984 to January 1985)
*Lewis Silverman, Secretary (January 1985 to September 1985)

Convention Prayer

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Highlights

  • Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen welcomes conventioneers via a videotaped message at Opening Ceremony.
  • Over 1000 people attend the main convention liturgy at St. James Cathedral.
  • A Task Force on Sexual Ethics is mandated by the House of Delegates to develop a report on the ethics of gay and lesbian sexual expression and the relationship between one’s sexuality and spirituality.

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