• Returning and Inactive Catholics - Welcome!

    Landings is an eight-week series beginning June 19 that offers “a safe place to land,” a place for listening and being heard, asking questions and reconnecting with the faith as an adult.

  • 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.


  • 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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    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"

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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.

What’s New

Weekday Masses in July & August

No 7am Mass as of July 1

The 7am weekday Mass is not celebrated at the Cathedral in July or August. During these months, the Cathedral on weekdays opens at 7:30am, Masses are celebrated at 8am, 12:10pm and 5:30pm, and Confessions are heard from 11am until Noon. The 7am Mass will resume on Thursday, September 1 following this break.

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Eucharistic Holy Hour for ADW Ordinandi

All are welcome to adore our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament at a Eucharistic Holy Hour from 6 to 7pm to be offered for the intentions of the eight men to be ordained to the priesthood from the Archdiocese of Washington. View the flyer.

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Door at the Cathedral

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.

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Summer Dinner for the Homeless / Cena para Las Personas sin Hogar en Verano

Find out how you can contribute to the success of this year's Summer Dinner for our homeless neighbors, to be held on June 26 at 3pm. (Aprenda cómo puede contribuir al éxito de la cena de verano de este año para nuestros vecinos sin hogar, que se llevará a cabo el 26 de junio a las 3:00 de la tarde.)

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