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    Returning and Inactive Catholics - Welcome!

    Landings is an eight-week series beginning June 19 that offers “a safe place to land,” a place for listening and being heard, asking questions and reconnecting with the faith as an adult.

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    Living the Jubilee Year

    Find resources for living this Jubilee Year in light of the Lord’s words: “Be merciful just as your Father is merciful” (Lk 6:36).

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    Corpus Christi Procession

    Join us in procession of the Blessed Sacrament following the 1pm Mass on Sunday, May 29, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

     

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    Catholic Health Care - A Response

    Read a Catholic Standard response to a Washington Post online post, "Report: 1 in 6 hospital beds in U.S. is in a Catholic institution, restricting reproductive care"

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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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    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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    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    On Monday, August 15, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Msgr. Jameson invites all to celebrate the solemnity at Mass, though it is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year.

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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

Kraków in the Capital: World Youth Day Festival for Young Adults in DC

Join more than 1,000 young adults (18-39, married and single) from across the country on Saturday, July 30 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC for Kraków in the Capital.

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Adopt-a-Family School Supply Drive (Colecta de Útiles Escolares del Programa Adopte-Una-Familia)

St. Matthew’s parishioners are helping fellow parish families in need to prepare for the coming school year by donating school supplies. Supplies can be donated at any Mass on the weekend of July 30-31. Help also by volunteering to collect donations, assemble backpacks of supplies, or distribute the backpacks and supplies. View the flier (English y en español).

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Cathedral Book Club Meeting

The Cathedral Book Club's summer reading (for September) is The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828, by Lynn Parsons. It's a fine preview of many of the aspects of this summer’s presidential conventions and campaigns, already mirrored in the presidential battle nearly two centuries ago! 

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Weekday Masses in July & August

No 7am Mass as of July 1

The 7am weekday Mass is not celebrated at the Cathedral in July or August. During these months, the Cathedral on weekdays opens at 7:30am, Masses are celebrated at 8am, 12:10pm and 5:30pm, and Confessions are heard from 11am until Noon. The 7am Mass will resume on Thursday, September 1 following this break.

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