• Welcome

    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 »

  • God’s House in Words & Photos

    Take an online tour of the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Washington.

  • 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.

  • 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.

What’s New

175th Anniversary Celebration Begins!

On Sunday, January 25, 2015, Msgr. Jameson and the Cathedral clergy, staff and hospitality volunteers welcomed many parishioners and friends for Choral Vespers, an Ecumenical Prayer Service, with Msgr. Jameson presiding, music by our Schola Cantorum, a Gospel reflection by Rev. Cheryl Sanders, Pastor of the Third Street Church of God, and a musical reflection by Evelyn Simpson Curenton. Enjoy some photos of this beautiful opening event of our parish's 175th Anniversary celebration.

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Thanks for the Memories!!

The anniversary celebration of our parish is best marked by the inspirations, gratitude, joy, and power of faith. Read this week's featured stories, and consider sharing your best memories and reflections on St. Matthew's Cathedral Parish with us. Catch the Anniversary Spirit!

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English as a Second Language Program – Programa de Inglés como Segundo Idioma

Information regarding the Spring 2015 semester of the English as a Second Language Program for Adults is now available. Registrations will be accepted through February 8. (Ya está disponible la información sobre el semestre Primavera 2015 del Programa de Inglés como Segundo Idioma para adultos. Las inscripciones empezaron el 8 de enero y continúan hasta el 8 de febrero.) Click here for information on English language classes for adults. (Oprima aquí para ver la información correspondiente a las clases de inglés para adultos.)

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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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