• 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.

  • Sharing the Joy of the Gospel

    Celebrate our 175th Parish Anniversary by taking a deeper look into our Patron Saint’s Gospel!

What’s New

Evening Confessions Wednesday

The Light is On for You

Confessions in English and Spanish are available from 6:30 to 8pm on March 4 and every Wednesday evening of Lent. View a guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation and how to make a good confession.

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Ordination of Our Dominican Seminarian

Bro. Patrick Mary Briscoe, O.P., a Dominican friar studying for the priesthood currently assigned to St. Matthew’s, will be ordained a Transitional Deacon in the Crypt Church of the National Shrine on Saturday, March 14 at 9:30am by the Most Rev. Roger Foys, Bishop of Covington. He will serve as deacon and preach for the first time at St. Matthew's 5:30pm Mass on Saturday, March 14, and will give a reflection as he presides at our monthly Eucharistic Holy Hour on Monday, March 16 from 6 to 7pm. All are welcome!

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Laetare Vespers

The Schola Cantorum of St Matthew’s Cathedral will present the Office of Vespers for Laetare Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 15 at 4pm. Join us and deepen your Lenten experience with the timeless beauty of Gregorian chant! View the flyer.

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175th Anniversary Bible Study - The Gospel of St. Matthew

Sharing the Joy of the Gospel

Celebrate our parish anniversary by taking a deeper look into our Patron Saint’s Gospel! Fr. Jack Hurley leads a 6-session journey through the Gospel of St. Matthew on Saturday mornings in the East Conference Room. Passion and Death is the focus on March 7.

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