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Confessions Throughout Holy Week

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available throughout Holy Week. Experience the mercy and love of Christ in preparation for his Resurrection!
11am­ to Noon—Monday of Holy Week, April 14; Wednesday of Holy Week, April 16; Holy Thursday, April 17; Good Friday, April 18; Holy Saturday, April 19
6:15 ­to 7:15pm—Wednesday of Holy Week, April 16 (Confessions before the 7:30pm Tenebræ service).

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The Paschal Triduum

 Holy Thursday, April 17[title]

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (7 confessors)
  • 12:10pm: Mass of The Lord’s Supper, Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson, V.F. (Contemporary Choir)
  • 5:30pm: Solemn Mass Of The Lord's SupperDonald Cardinal Wuerl(Schola Cantorum)
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10PM
  • 9:45pm:  Night Prayer

Good Friday, April 18

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (8 confessors)
  • Noon: Reflections on the Lord's Passion (Rev. J. Cletus Kiley, Schola Cantorum)
  • 1:00pm: Liturgy of the Lord's PassionDonald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)
  • 4:00pm: Liturgia de la Pasión de N.S. Jesucristo, Adoración de la Santa Cruz, Y Santa Comunión, Bishop Francisco González, S.F.
  • 7:30pm: Stations of the Cross (in English)

Holy Saturday, April 19

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (4 confessors)
  • Noon to 7:00pm: No Masses during the day. The Cathedral is closed & reopens at 7:00pm
  • 8:00pm: Easter Vigil Mass, Donald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)

Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord,
April 20

Masses

  • 7:00am - Rev. Ismael N. Ayala
  • 8:30am - Rev. John J. Hurley (cantor)
  • 10:00am (English) - Donald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)
  • 11:30am - Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson (interpreted for the deaf)
  • 1:00pm - Rev. Rafael Barbieri (en español)
  • 5:30pm - Very Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS (Contemporary Choir)
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"Music for Two Pope Saints," a Concert by The Catholic University of America Chamber Choir & University Singers

On Saturday, May 3 at 7:30pm, the The Catholic University of America Chamber Choir & University Singers will present in St. Matthew's Cathedral a concert on the occasion of the canonization of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II, with Leo Nestor, conductor and Joy-Leilani Garbutt and Sook Hyun Kim, organ. Read “"Music for Two Pope Saints," a Concert by The Catholic University of America Chamber Choir & University Singers” »

2014 Annual Jubilarian Mass

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass honoring couples married 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 51+ years on Sunday, June 15 at 2pm at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Please call 202-587-5143 to register from St. Matthew’s by Monday, April 14Read “2014 Annual Jubilarian Mass” »

Sunday Masses

  • 5:30pm Saturday
  • 7:00am
  • 8:30am
  • 10:00am Latin - Ordinary Form
  • 11:30am Interpreted for the deaf
  • 1:00pm Spanish
  • 5:30pm

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