In addition to the lay ministries and volunteer opportunities available at St. Matthew's, these historical parish organizations are open to new members.
Always our Children (AOC) is a support group, named after the pastoral letter issued by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, formed in response to the needs of the many families whose member(s) are gay, lesbian or bisexual. The group meets regularly for discussion of issues and prayer, with dates, time and location as announced in the bulletin. For further information, contact Msgr. Jameson at the rectory (202.347.3215 or email@example.com).
This longstanding parish group brings together members of our community in their 40s and above for a variety of spiritual and other activities. It normally meets after the 11:30am Mass on the second Sunday of the month. View more
Are you recently married (within 3 years) and interested in meeting other newly married parishioners for fellowship and service projects? Please join members of St. Matthew's "JustMarried" group for dinner the second Sunday of each month after the 5:30 Mass (next meeting: September 8) or for fellowship and service projects, including volunteering at Thomas House on Sundays at 11:30am. If you are interested in finding out more about the group, please contact the Cathedral or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The society, founded in 1946 in response to the pleas of Our Lady of Fatima, was established to offer prayers asking Mary to help repair a world saddened by sin and suffering and on behalf of world peace. The parish chapter of this society meets on the first Saturday of each month and participates in the regular 12:10pm Mass, after which a special service is held during which the rosary is prayed and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament is given. For more information, contact Milo Sandoval (phone: 202.332.6287).
Young adults of the parish community in their 20s and 30s gather for purposes of spiritual, social and service activities to broaden and enrich their faith experience and life in our parish community. View more