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    Music for the Coming Sunday

    Read about and listen to arrangements of the sacred music you will hear at the 10 and 11:30am Masses on the coming Sunday.

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    A New Way to Experience the Beauty of the Cathedral

    Enjoy a 360° virtual tour of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Nation's Capital! 

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    Pentecost Confirmation for Adults

    Adult Confirmation will be celebrated at St. Matthew's at a special Mass at 3pm on Pentecost Sunday, June 4. You may register now for spring 2017 preparation classes.

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    Sunday Night Coffeehouse

    An easy way to meet other young adults and learn more about your faith - join us this Sunday!

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    Confessions on Wednesday Evenings of Lent

    The doors of St. Matthew's are open Wednesday evenings of Lent, and The Light is On for You!

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    We Pray Thee, O God!

    Let us join in prayer for our country, our new president, and one another this Inauguration Day.

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    Wednesday Night Study of the Upcoming Sunday's Readings

    Beginning again on January 11, 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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    Married Couples Small Group

    Married couples of all ages are invited to join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.

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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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    Single Servings of Service

    Interested in volunteering in a meaningful way without making a long-term commitment? Check out current service opportunities with fellow parishioners.

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    Advent and Christmas at St. Matthew's Cathedral

    "What came to be through him was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it."  (John 1:4-5)

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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

Share with Francis

Young adults (ages 18-30s) are invited to #SharewithFrancis in the Great Hall of the Cathedral on the topics of young people, the Faith, and vocational discernment. Join us immediately following the 5:30pm Mass on Sunday, April 30 or at one of two May sessions. View the flier.

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Cathedral Book Club - "Vibrant Paradoxes"

The Cathedral Book Club will meet on Monday May 8, from 6:45 to 8pm in the West Conference Room to discuss Bishop Robert Barron's latest book, “Vibrant Paradoxes: the Both/And of Catholicism.” All are welcome.


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Prayers for Diaconal Ordination

Jonathan Demma and Maurice Moon are seminarians for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, studying for the priesthood and currently assigned to St. Matthew’s. Both men will be ordained to the transitional Diaconate at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Keller, TX on Saturday, April 29 by the Most Rev. Michael Olson, Bishop of Fort Worth. Let us pray for these men as they begin their diaconal ministries and continue to prepare for their ordinations to the priesthood of Jesus Christ!

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St. Matthew's - The First in New Parish Profiles Series

The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle is the first parish to be profiled in a new ADW series that highlights the parishes of the Archdiocese of Washington.read more »
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