Dignity is a national lay movement of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Catholics, their families, and their friends. Dignity was founded in 1969 in Los Angeles under the leadership of Fr. Patrick Nidorf, O.S.A., Dignity became a national organization in 1973. Dignity's main office is located in Washington, D.C., and it now comprises about 75 chapters throughout the United States.

In local chapters, participants worship openly with other lesbian and gay Catholics, socialize, share personal and spiritual concerns, and work together on educational and justice issues. Members gather at periodic regional meetings and biennial national conventions.

At Dignity Pittsburgh you will find:

  • Weekly Catholic Mass and Social
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Sacraments of Christian Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, First Eucharist
  • Sacrament of the Sick (Public Annointing Service)
  • Special Annual Liturgies