Advocacy & Education

ADW Legislative Network & WIN

In collaboration with the Archdiocese of Washington’s Legislative Network and the Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), St. Matthew’s supports Catholic social justice issues that include poverty, access to healthcare, and affordable housing, among others. 

Upcoming WIN Events

Fall 3-Day Training, Thursday Nov 16th 2017 at 7pm – Saturday Nov 18th 2017 at 1pm, at the National 4H Conference Center; Chevy Chase, MD

Good Faith Communities Coalition

 October 29, 1:30pm Annual Meeting Temple Micah, 2829 Wisconsin Ave NW (ample on-street parking).  ALL ARE WELCOME. 
The meeting confronts the challenges facing the chronically homeless and families living in deep poverty in DC and looks at a comprehensive program that addresses the challenges and WORKS.  Keynote:  Jean-Michel Giraud, President and CEO, Friendship Place
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St. Matthew's ad hoc Environmental Justice Committee

The Environmental Justice Committee, inspired by the thought of Pope Francis in Laudato Si' is devoted to encouraging deeper awareness of our duties to care for God's creation. Our mission is to promote change with individual parishioners, our parish community as a whole, the District of Columbia, and our nation. If interested, please contact Norma at

Just Faith

Just Faith is an extended educational and spiritual formation program. Just Faith provides an opportunity for parishioners to study and be formed by the justice tradition articulated within the Scriptures, the Church’s historical witness and Catholic social teaching. The next session is not yet scheduled.

If interested, contact Tyler Martin (