• Cathedral Tour Sunday

    Here's your chance to take a tour of our beautiful cathedral church - stop by on the afternoon of Sunday, September 13 for Cathedral Tour Sunday, organized by the Cathedral † Young Adults. 

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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

St. Matthew's 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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Support Our 175th Anniversary Celebration! (¡Apoye a Nuestra Celebración del 175 Aniversario!)

This year the community of the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle celebrates the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the parish. Msgr. Jameson now invites your participation in a very special way: as a financial patron. Read Msgr. Jameson's invitation letter. (Este año la comunidad de la Catedral de San Mateo Apóstol celebra el 175 Aniversario de la fundación de la parroquia. Mons. Jameson nos invita a participar de una forma especial – a través de su apoyo financiero. Lea la carta de Monseñor Jameson.)

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175th Anniversary Memories - Thanks for Sharing!

Featured Memory

Parish Council President Carmen Mezzera shares a special day with us, along with words that warm the heart: "Everyone felt included."

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Memories Wanted! - Help Celebrate the 175th Anniversary of St. Matthew’s Parish!

Your help is needed to mark the 175th Anniversary of the Parish of St. Matthew the Apostle, now the Cathedral Parish, and since 1939, the seat of the Archdiocese. You are invited now and into the 2015 anniversary year to share stories and memories of how your Catholic faith has shaped your life, your faith and your family.  

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