Run for Vocations supports vocations by raising funds to assist seminarians with unanticipated expenses. Laypeople, religious and clergy from around the Archdiocese of Washington team up for the Marine Corps Marathon/10K in October. Are you interested in running with or offering a donation in support of the St. Matthew’s Team? Email Justin Silvers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vatican announced the confirmed schedule for Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to the United States this September, which includes stops in Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia. Details of the Holy Father’s visit to Washington, D.C. are listed on the website of the Archdiocese of Washington at http://www.adw.org/papalvisit/.
Services for William Cardinal Baum, KGCHS, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington will be held at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31. The services are open to the public; all are welcome to attend. Cardinal Baum served as a cardinal for 39 years, the longest such tenure in U. S. Church history. He died on July 23, at the age of 88.
Can you guess which of the persons pictured in the mural above the main entrance has submitted a memory of St. Matthew's for us to enjoy? Paired up with this memory from St. Matthew's early days is one from a new parishioner who, along with her husband, already has found our parish - their parish - to be a home.
Confessions regularly scheduled to begin at 11am will be delayed on Monday, July 27 due to the celebration of a Mass for the Independence of Peru at 10am in the Cathedral.
The Catholic Business Network of Washinton, D.C. this month meets not in the Cathedral Great Hall, but at I Ricchi for an evening networking reception, Thursday, July 23, 5:30-7:30pm.
NBC4's coverage of how people celebrated Easter Sunday 2015 includes a clip of Cardinal Wuerl delivering his Easter homily at the Cathedral, and words from Cathedral Rector, Msgr. Jameson.
The Catholic Standard in its May 10, 2015 issue covered Cardinal Sean O'Malley's recent 175th Anniversary Address at the Cathedral, calling St. Matthew's a place "close to the heart" of the Boston Cardinal. View the article.
In late April, Cardinal Seán O’Malley delivered a 175th Parish Anniversary Address in the Cathedral full of warmth, humor and reminscences of his early days in Washington, DC, including as a priest at St. Matthew’s. Watch a video of the full address.