St. Matthew’s supports Catholic social justice issues that include poverty, access to healthcare, and affordable housing, among others.
Wards 1 & 4 door-knocking campaign March 3, 2018 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at a location to be announced. RSVP with Areleen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Benning Heights jobs and community safety meeting. March 3, 2018 at 6pm at a location to be announced. Please contact Rafael at email@example.com to RSVP.
March to Make Chronic Homelessness History March 8,2018, 8:30am at New York Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Avenue, NW. Hear from individuals with lived experience of homelessness , then march to the Mayor's office. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/WayHomeMarch.
WIN Action Team meeting for planning for upcoming door-knocking campaign, house meetings, and organizing WIN's 2018 jobs campaign. March 22, 2018 at 7pm atHoly Redeemer Catholic Church, 206 New York Avenue, NW.
Three-day spring training Thursday, May 3 at 7pm to Saturday, May 5, at 1pm at a location to be announced in the DC metro area
ADW Legislative Network
Fr. Jacek Orzechowski is leading Catholic Charities efforts for immigration advocacy. The current effort is supporting the extension of the DREAM Act.
Good Faith Communities Coalition
St. Matthew's ad hoc Environmental Justice Committee
The Environmental Justice Committee, inspired by the thought of Pope Francis in Laudato Si' is devoted to encouraging deeper awareness of our duties to care for God's creation. Our mission is to promote change with individual parishioners, our parish community as a whole, the District of Columbia, and our nation. If interested, please contact Norma at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the Catholic Climate Coalition for links to learn more and pledge your support.
Just Faith is an extended educational and spiritual formation program. Just Faith provides an opportunity for parishioners to study and be formed by the justice tradition articulated within the Scriptures, the Church’s historical witness and Catholic social teaching. The next session is not yet scheduled.
If interested, contact Tyler Martin (email@example.com).