On Tuesday, July 26, the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Joachim and St. Anne, the two people chosen to be the parents of the Virgin Mary. Images of these two saints are found in the Cathedral—take a moment and take a look!
St. Matthew’s parishioners are helping fellow parish families in need to prepare for the coming school year by donating school supplies. Supplies can be donated at any Mass on the weekend of July 30-31. Help also by volunteering to collect donations, assemble backpacks of supplies, or distribute the backpacks and supplies. View the flier (English y en español).
On December 7, 2015, Cardinal Wuerl opened a Holy Door at the Cathedral in celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Jubilee Year continues through the Solemnity of Christ the King on November 20, 2016. You are invited to make a special pilgrimage to the Holy Door any time during the Jubilee Year.