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    Prepare for Pentecost

    The Pentecost Novena to the Holy Spirit is a powerful plea for the light, strength and love that we all need! Pray it beginning Friday, May 6.

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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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    Sacred Page - Read, Reflect, Pray

    Bring your Bible each Wednesday evening to dive into the upcoming Sunday's readings with our Dominican seminarians and fellow parishioners!

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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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    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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    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

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

On the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord, the Church celebrates our Lord's bodily ascension to heaven 40 days after his resurrection from the dead on Easter Sunday. In the Archdiocese of Washington and many other dioceses, the celebration of the Ascension of Our Lord is transferred to the following Sunday, the 43rd day after Easter, which this year is May 8

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Eucharistic Holy Hour & Sacrament of Reconciliation

All are welcome to adore our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament at a Eucharistic Holy Hour on Monday, May 16 from 6 to 7pm. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available in English and Spanish during the hour.

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"Sent Forth by the Spirit" Pentecost Retreat

Join our Catholic adults preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation as together we prepare the Feast of Pentecost at a day retreat, "Sent Forth by the Spirit" on Saturday, May 7. View the flier.

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Mother's Day Drive

Our parish Respect Life Ministry will collect baby supplies before and after all Masses on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. View the flier. (El Ministerio de Respeto a la Vida estará recogiendo artículos de bebes el 8 de mayo, Día de las Madres, antes y después de todas las misas. Vea el olante.)

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