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    Monthly Rosary for Life

    Join us every fourth Saturday at the NEW TIME of 11:30am, in the Cathedral!

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    A New Way to Experience the Beauty of the Cathedral

    Enjoy a 360° virtual tour of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Nation's Capital! 

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    Adopt-a-Family Back-to-School Drive

    This year's drive will be held the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August - plenty of time to plan a donation!

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    July and August at the Cathedral

    Sunday Masses are unchanged, but the daily 7am Mass is cancelled in July and August.

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    RCIA - Its a Process!

    The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is an ongoing process for adults who would like to explore our Catholic faith.  

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    Time for Hospitality?

    Learn whey we believe the work of the Hospitality Committee is deserving of your support!

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    Visitors are Most Welcome!

    Schedule a guided tour of the Cathedral, or a school or parish pilgrimage. 

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    Thank you! – Food Drive (¡Gracias! – Colecta de Alimentos)

    Our parish food drive to support Assumption Parish' s Pope Francis Outreach Center and food pantry was a success - thank you to all who contributed.

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    Adult Confirmation Preparation

    Registration is now open for spring 2018 classes to prepare adults for Confirmation in June 2018.

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    We Pray Thee, O God!

    Let us join in prayer for our country, our new president, and one another this Inauguration Day.

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    175th Anniversary Memories

    The 175th Anniversary Celebration of our parish is best marked by the inspirations, gratitude, joy, and power of faith. Consider sharing your memory, sharing your faith, as many parishioners and friends are doing.   

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    Single Servings of Service

    Interested in volunteering in a meaningful way without making a long-term commitment? Check out current service opportunities with fellow parishioners.

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    Welcome to St. Matthew's

    The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. honors the patron saint of civil servants. The Cathedral plays a major role in the Catholic life of the nation’s capital read more »

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    The Cathedral Great Organ

    The Cathedral has a magnificent French Romantic Lively-Fulcher organ that is played at our liturgies and featured in concerts and recitals that are free and open to the public.

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    God’s House in Words & Photos

    Take an online tour of the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Washington.

What’s New

Funeral Mass for Father Arne Panula

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will celebrate the funeral Mass of Father Arne Panula here at the Cathedral on Saturday, July 22 at 9:30am. Fr. Panula was the director of the Catholic Information Center in Washington, DC, and the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei. 

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Welcoming our New Parochial Vicar, Fr. Agustín López

Meet Fr. Agustín (pronounced "August - teen") López, St. Matthew's new Parochial Vicar. Please give him a warm welcome, and keep Fr. Agustín and Fr. Conrad Murphy, our new resident priest, in your prayers.

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Welcoming our New Priest in Residence, Fr. Conrad Murphy

Meet Fr. Conrad Murphy, the newly appointed Director of the Archdiocesan Office of Worship, and priest in residence here at St. Matthew's. Please give him a warm welcome, and keep him and Fr. Agustín López, our new Parochial Vicar, in your prayers.

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Registration Open

Children's Religious Education 2017-2018,
Adult Confirmation 2018

  • Our Children's Religious Education program is now registering children for the 2017-2018 year. The priority registration deadline is August 1Download the registration packet
  • Our Adult Confirmation program is now registering adults for the 2018 adult Confirmation preparation classes. Adult Confirmation is celebrated next Pentecost Sunday, May 20, 2018, and classes begin in April 2018. Download the registraton packet
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