• 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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    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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    Sharing the Joy of the Gospel in Our Nation's Capital for 175 Years

    St. Matthew's Parish celebrates its 175th Anniversary as a parish with a year of special events. Celebrate with us!

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    Welcome, as We Celebrate 175 Years!

    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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    RCIA at the Cathedral Parish

    The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process at St. Matthew's begins anew with a kickoff session on July 22. Come and explore our Catholic faith.

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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

Services for William Cardinal Baum, KGCHS, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington.

Requiescat in pace

Services for William Cardinal Baum, KGCHS, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington will be held at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31. The services are open to the public; all are welcome to attend. Cardinal Baum served as a cardinal for 39 years, the longest such tenure in U. S. Church history. He died on July 23, at the age of 88.

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Weekday Mass Schedule Change

Please note the following changes to the Cathedral liturgy schedule this week as we celebrate the life of, and commend to the Lord the soul of, William Cardinal Baum:
Thursday, July 30 - The 5:30pm Mass is cancelled.
Friday, July 31 - The 11am confessions and
12:10pm Mass are cancelled.

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Adopt-a-Family School Supply Drive (Colecta de Útiles Escolares del Programa Adopte-Una-Familia)

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 July 25 and 26 or August 1 and 2. Help also by volunteering to collect donations, assemble backpacks of supplies, or distribute the backpacks and supplies. View the flyer (English and en español).

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Health & Wellness Fair (Feria de la Salud y el Bienestar)

St. Matthew's annual Health & Wellness Fair will take place on Sunday, September 13, 9:30am - 3:30pm. (La Feria de la Salud y el Bienestar de San Mateo se llevará a cabo el domingo, 13 de septiembre, de 9:30 de la mañana a 3:30 de la tarde.)

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