News & Announcements

Prayers for Ordination to the Priesthood of Cathedral Seminarians

Let us pray for two seminarians, Bro. Thomas Davenport, O.P., and Deacon Stuart Wilson-Smith, C.S.P., who have served at St. Matthew's for the past two years, as they are ordained to the Priesthood on Saturday, May 20—Bro. Thomas, in Washington, D.C., and Deacon Stu, in New York City. All are welcome to Fr. Davenport's first Mass of Thanksgiving at 11:30am on Sunday, May 21 at St. Matthew's.

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!

Volunteers Needed for Summer 2017 ESL Program: Teachers, Tutors & Persons of Hospitality

We are looking for volunteers to serve as teachers, tutors, and persons of hospitality one night per week (Tuesday or Wednesday) in the Summer 2017 Semester of the ESL Program. 

While volunteers are not required to have formal training in teaching English as a second language, we expect their native language to be English. Also, volunteers are expected to have at least one university degree. Classes for the Summer Semester will be taught only in English.

Summer Clothing Donations for Homeless Ministry (Donaciones de ropa para el Ministerio de personas sin Hogar)

The Social Justice Committee is looking for new or lightly worn men’s sleeveless t-shirts, shorts, jeans, and sneakers. (El Comité de Justicia Social busca donaciones de ropa nueva o ligeramente usada para hombres: camisetas de mangas cortas, pantalones cortos, jeans y zapatos de tenis.) 

The Resurrection of the Lord

Easter Sunday, Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord, April 16 


  • 7:00am - Rev. Ismael N. Ayala
  • 8:30am - Rev. John J. Hurley (cantor)
  • 10:00am (English) - Donald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)
  • 11:30am - Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson (interpreted for the deaf)
  • 1:00pm - Rev. Rafael Barbieri (en español)
  • 5:30pm - Very Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS (Contemporary Choir)

Journeying Together this Lent

The Lenten season described by Pope Francis as "so favorable a time for conversion" is still with us! View our Lenten brochure (en español) and pick up copies at Cathedral entrances. This week's highlights:


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