Advocacy & Education

St. Matthew’s supports Catholic social justice teachings on, and participates in advocacy efforts related to, issues that include poverty, access to healthcare, and affordable housing, and environmental justice, among others.

Washington Interfaith Network (WIN)

Ward 1 & 4 Meeting on Immigrants' Rights, October 11,. 7pm tp 8:30pm at St. Stephen and the Incarnation, 1525 Newton St NW. Meeting topic also includes funding for legal services for immigrants.


ADW Legislative Network

Fr. Jacek Orzechowski - DC Meeting of Popular Movements, November 16 & 17 Click here for more information. Contact Norma Canedo to register from our parish.

DMV Sanctuary Congregations Network

Next action TBA

Good Faith Communities Coalition

Good Faith is a sponsor of the 13th annual Unity Walk on October 14, starting at 2:30pm at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Massachusetts Ave NW (Malcomb Street).The Unity Walk is a public celebration of solidarity and unity among different faiths and cultures in our region. For more information on the Good Faith Communities Coalition, visit

St. Matthew's Care for Creation Group

The Care for Creation group, 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 email or Norma Canedo.

Check out the Catholic Climate Coalition for links to learn more and pledge your support.

Just Faith

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 (