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    Faith Formation on Pope Francis' Encyclical, "Laudato Si'"

    All are welcome to this October 6 evening lecture on Pope Francis' call for "a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet."

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    Our Holy Father’s Apostolic Visit

    The Vatican announced the confirmed schedule for Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to the United States this September, which includes stops in Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia.

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    175th Anniversary Special Events

    St. Matthew's Parish celebrates 175 Years of Sharing the Gospel in the Nation's Capital with a year of special events. Celebrate with us!

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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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    That All May Be One in Christ

    Our 175th Parish Anniversary Celebration began with an Ecumenical Prayer Service with a rousing guest preacher, a musical Gospel reflection, and the voices of our Schola Cantorum.

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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

175th Anniversary Gala ~ Reserve Seats by October 13

Join Msgr. Jameson, the Cathedral staff and clergy, and parishioners and friends for St. Matthew's 175th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 17 at the National Press Club. For online reservation of seats, click here. (Únase a Mons. Jameson, Personal de la Catedral  y clérigo, feligreses, y amigos en la Gala del 175 Aniversario de San Mateo el sábado 17 de octubre en el Club Nacional de Prensa. Para reservaciones de asientos en la página digital, haga un clic aquí.)

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175th Anniversary Multicultural Celebration

Parishioners and friends are invited to our 175th Anniversary Multicultural Celebration on Sunday, October 11. Stop by the North Conference Room after the 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am or 1pm Masses to enjoy the fun, food, fellowship and the refreshment of a mosaic of cultures! At last count, approximately 20 countries will be represented. 

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Columbus Day - Federal Holiday Schedule

On Monday, October 12, the Cathedral will open at 7:30am and close at 1pm in observance of Columbus Day, a Federal holiday. Masses will be celebrated at 8am and 12:10pm with no Confessions, and the parish offices will be closed.read more »

175th Anniversary Memories - A Place of Welcome, a Place of Kindness

A parishioner's witness of the golden rule in action has stayed with her, and she shares it with us now. Won't you please share one of your St. Matthew's memories with us?

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