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    Choral Music on October 2nd

    Curious about what will be heard musically at this Sunday's 10am Annual Red Mass, or at the 11:30am Mass?

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    All-day Fiesta on October 9th

    Join us for Hispanic Heritage receptions after the 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am and 1pm Masses.

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    St. Teresa of Calcutta - A Model for All

    Mother Teresa, pictured during her July 9, 1974 visit to St. Matthew’s (our Rector at left!), will be canonized Sunday, September 4 at the Vatican. 

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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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    Returning and Inactive Catholics - Welcome!

    Landings is an eight-week series beginning September 25 that offers “a safe place to land,” a place for listening and being heard, asking questions and reconnecting with the faith as an adult.

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    Pentecost Confirmation for Adults

    Adult Confirmation will be celebrated at St. Matthew's at a special Mass at 3pm on Pentecost Sunday, June 4. You may register now for spring 2017 preparation classes.

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    Living the Jubilee Year

    Find resources for living this Jubilee Year in light of the Lord’s words: “Be merciful just as your Father is merciful” (Lk 6:36).

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    Corpus Christi Procession

    Join us in procession of the Blessed Sacrament following the 1pm Mass on Sunday, May 29, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.


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    Married Couples Small Group

    This group for married couples at St. Matthew's will meet biweekly on Tuesdays beginning April 26. Begin the journey from where you marriage is to where God wants it to be!

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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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    RCIA at the Cathedral Parish

    The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process at St. Matthew's is open to newcomers - join us and explore the Catholic faith! We meet Wednesdays from 7 to 9pm in the North Conference Room.

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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.

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    Catholic Health Care - A Response

    Read a Catholic Standard response to a Washington Post online post, "Report: 1 in 6 hospital beds in U.S. is in a Catholic institution, restricting reproductive care"

What’s New

Morning of Reflection

On Saturday, October 22, award-winning author and speaker on liturgy and church renewal, Rita Ferrone will lead a morning of reflection, free and open to all those who wish to better appreciate the Mass, especialy those who exercise a liturgical ministry on behalf of our Cathedral parish community.

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64th Annual Red Mass

No 8:30am Mass

The 64th Annual Red Mass will be held at the Cathedral on Sunday, October 2 at 10am, hosted by the John Carroll Society. In preparation for the Red Mass, the 8:30m Mass is cancelled this Sunday, October 2

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Single Servings of Service

Single Servings of Service allows parishioners to volunteer in a meaningful way without making a long-term commitment. Check out current opportunities to serve at places such as the DC L'Arche communities and Common Good City Farm!

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