Updated May 20, 2013
Cathedral Young Adults (C†YA) Newsletter
Coming Up Soon – See Details Below:
· Wine and Wisdom – Monday, May 20
· Volunteering with the Little Sisters of the Poor – Saturday, June 1 and June 22
· C†YA for Hospitality: Ice Cream Social – Sunday, June 2
· C†YA for a Scavenger Hunt & Happy Hour – Saturday, June 8
· C†YA at the Ballpark – Wednesday, June 26
– Spiritual Events –
Wine and Wisdom
Monthly on the third Monday – 7 to 8:30 PM – Cathedral East Conference Room
Wine and Wisdom is a discussion and faith-sharing group for young adult women. The conversation provided will help to form, encourage, strengthen, and prepare those who attend to be the women that God has designed them to be. The next Wine & Wisdom will be today, Monday, May 20, and the topic will be “Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Part 1.”
Contact Tiffany Waits for more information or to RSVP.
Breaking Open the Word
Weekly on Wednesdays – 7 PM – Cathedral West Conference Room
Breaking Open the Word is a weekly discussion and reflection on the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday.
Contact Nathan Krieg for more information.
C†YA at Mass
Weekly on Sundays – 5:30 PM – Cathedral (meet in section near front by the choir)
Don’t sit alone at Mass! Instead, celebrate with other young adult parishioners. Please join us in our section in the first few rows on the right of the nave, in front of the pulpit near the choir – look for the “reserved” signs on the pews. You’ll still have time to meet everyone after Mass!
Contact Lara for more information.
– Service Events –
Volunteering with the Little Sisters of the Poor
Saturday, June 1 and June 22 – 2:15 to 4 PM – LSoP Jeanne Jugan Residence (4200 Harewood Road NE / Brookland-CUA)
Looking for a weekend service opportunity? Join the Cathedral Young Adults to serve lunch and visit the elderly who live in this community and nursing home. Only five volunteers can serve on each date, so sign up now!
Contact Natalie if you’re interested in helping on either date.
Upcoming Opportunities with Single Servings of Service / Social Justice & Community Services Committee
· Homeless Ministry: Volunteers are needed to prepare bagged lunches for the poor and homeless who come to the St. Matt’s West Conference Room each Monday morning for food and social services. Contact Olivia or Norma if you would like to provide lunches once a month, every other month, or as a one-time service.
– Social Events –
C†YA for Hospitality: Ice Cream Social
Sunday, June 2 – after 5:30 PM Mass – Cathedral North Conference Room
We’re kicking off summer with an ice cream social! All are welcome after Mass for free food and fellowship with other young adults at St. Matthew’s. You’ll also have a chance to purchase your ticket for C†YA at the Ballpark!
Contact Eileen with questions.
C†YA for the Scavenger Hunt: Sign up today!
Saturday, June 8 – 12:30 to 4 PM – Begin at St. Matthew’s Cathedral
Join the young adults for a fun afternoon and a friendly competition! This hunt will take you to various historic sites in downtown D.C. as you search for clues based on Catholic trivia and U.S. history. There will be cash prizes for the top three teams! Winners will be announced at the happy hour at Fado.
Contact Natalie if you have questions or want more information.
C†YA at Fado – Post-Scavenger Hunt Happy Hour
Saturday, June 8 – 4 to 5 PM – Fado Irish Pub (808 7th Street NW / Chinatown)
Whether you’re participating in the scavenger hunt or not, all are welcome to attend the closing happy hour!
Contact Natalie with questions.
C†YA at the Ballpark
Wednesday, June 26 – 7:05 PM – Nationals Stadium
Join the Cathedral Young Adults and young adults from around the Archdiocese for a night with the Nationals! We have a block of 60 seats in section 106. Tickets are $22 this year. Sign up here to reserve yours now! You can either pay online or pay when you pick up your ticket at any upcoming Cathedral Young Adults event.
Contact Jillian with questions.
Your Talent for God's Purpose: Finding Meaningful Work
Mondays, May 13 through June 24 – 7 to 8:30 PM – Cathedral North Conference Room
Eucharistic Holy Hour with Confessions
Monthly on the third Monday (next: May 20) – 6 to 7 PM – Cathedral
Monthly Rosary for Life and Procession to Planned Parenthood Clinic
Saturday, May 25 – 8:30 AM (following 8 AM Mass) – Cathedral to Planned Parenthood Clinic (1108 16th Street NW)
First Saturday Devotions and Hospitality
Monthly on the first Saturday (next: June 1) – following 12:10 PM Mass – Cathedral / West Conference Room
Community of Sant'Egidio Evening Prayer and Scripture Discussion
Monthly on the first Thursday (next: June 6) – 6:30 to 7 PM (Evening Prayer) – Cathedral St. Anthony Chapel / 7 PM (Scripture Discussion) – Cathedral West Conference Room
First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Monthly on the first Friday (next: June 7) – following 12:10 PM Mass until 5 PM – Cathedral Blessed Sacrament Chapel
St. Matthew's Book Club: "A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens
Monday, June 10 – 6:45 PM – Cathedral West Conference Room
Becoming Catholic: Inquiry Session
Monthly on the second Wednesday (next: June 12) – 6:30 to 7:30 PM – Cathedral East Conference Room
Men’s Discernment Dinner
Sunday, May 26 – 5 to 8 PM – Blessed John Paul II Seminary (145 Taylor Street NE)
Contact Fr. Carter Griffin for more information.
CIC Young Professionals Program Happy Hour with Mary Eberstadt
Wednesday, May 29 – 6 to 9 PM – Catholic Information Center (1501 K Street NW / Farragut or McPherson Square)
Christ in the City
Monthly on the second Thursday (next: June 13) – 7:30 to 8:30 PM – St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (610 10th St NW / Metro Center)
Hearts on Fire Retreat for Young Adults
Saturday, June 28 to Sunday, June 29 - Details TBA
Save the Date: Theology on Tap Summer Series – How Can I Find God?
Tuesdays, July 16 through August 20
The mission of the Cathedral young adult ministry is to support the community of Catholic adults in their 20’s and 30’s who live and work in DC in the continued growth of their faith, discernment of their vocations, and development as stewards of the Church through opportunities for socializing, community service and spiritual reflection.
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