Msgr. Jameson invites parishioners and friends to join him on St. Matthew’s pilgrimage to Mexico City and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This 6-day, 5-night trip, November 7 - 12, 2018, promises to be an exciting, enjoyable and spiritually uplifting experience for all. Pick up a brochure with registration form at the rectory office, or view and print the online brochure.
In these lazy, hazy days of summer, keep an eye on these opportunities for growing closer to Christ and helping to build up his Church:
• Check out Landings, a series for returning Catholics
• Join RCIA and explore the Catholic faith
• Study the Book of Daniel with Fr. Jack Hurley and friends
• Register your children for Sunday Faith Formation classes
• Register for Adult Confirmation preparation classes
• Volunteer to help others on their faith journeys:
• Train as a Landingsteam member
• Become an RCIA sponsor
• Work with our Children's Sunday Faith Formation program
The Homeless Ministry needs additional volunteers to provide donations of breakfast food for the poor and homeless who visit our parish on Monday mornings for breakfast, Bible study, a bagged lunch, and toiletries.
All are welcome to attend our monthly committee meetings to learn more about service opportunities and upcoming events. Help us with planning and organizing activities that assist those in need and engage us to live the Gospel message.
Did you notice more times of silence in the liturgy at St. Matthew's this past weekend ? Find out what's behind these deliberate periods of reflective silence - Deacon Bart Merella enlightens us with an explanation!
A treasure chest full of St. Matthew's memories was collected during our 175th Anniversary Year. We belatedly share two memories (complete with photos) with an interesting common feature: St. Matthew's social life as the backdrop for meeting a spouse! It's never too late to share your St. Matthew's memories!
The final phase of work on the Cathedral Great Organ is beginning! Note the new interim organ console that appeared in early June as the dismantling and completion work on our 23-year old instrument is undertaken by the original builder, Lively-Fulcher Organbuilders.
You are invited to read a letter from the Archdiocese of Washington regarding former Archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick, whose resignation from the College of Cardinals was accepted by Pope Francis late last week. View the letter.