Schedule of Worship Services

Schedule for Mass, Prayer, Confession, and Devotions

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Services for William Cardinal Baum

Requiescat in pace

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. View the schedule of services

Weekday Masses in July & August

The 7am weekday Mass is not celebrated at the Cathedral during the months of July and August. During these months, the Cathedral on weekdays opens at 7:30am, Masses are celebrated at 8am, 12:10pm and 5:30pm, and Confessions are heard from 11am until Noon. The 7am Mass resumes on Tuesday, September 1

Federal Holiday Schedule

Labor Day - On Monday, September 7, the Cathedral will open at 7:30am and close at 1pm in observance of Labor Day, a Federal holiday. Masses will be celebrated at 8am and 12:10pm with no Confessions, and the parish offices will be closed.

 

Regular Schedule of Masses, Confessions, Prayers and Devotions

 

Masses

Sundays (the Cathedral opens at 6:30am)

  • Saturday Vigil 5:30pm (cantor and organ)
  • 7:00am
  • 8:30am (cantor and organ)
  • 10:00am Latin - Ordinary Form (Schola Cantorum and organ*)
  • 11:30am (interpreted for the deaf; Schola Cantorum and organ*)
  • 1:00pm Spanish (Spanish Choir, instruments, piano and organ)
  • 5:30pm (Contemporary Choir, except for Summer Ordinary Time)

* except for Winter and Summer Ordinary Time when the Schola is on hiatus

Weekdays (the Cathedral opens at 6:30am)

  • 7:00am (not celebrated from July 1 through and including August 30)
  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm
  • 5:30pm

Saturdays (the Cathedral opens at 7:30am)

  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Federal Holidays (the Cathedral opens at 7:30am and closes at 1:00pm)

  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Holy Days

  • 5:30pm vigil (cantor)
  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am
  • 11:00am (cantor) (No 11am Mass on August 15, 2014, the Solemnity of the Assumption)
  • 12:10pm (cantor)
  • 5:30pm (cantor)
  • 7:00pm (en español, con cantor)

 

Liturgy of the Hours 

Morning Prayer

Wednesday and Friday at 7:30am (St. Anthony Chapel)

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Weekdays

11:00am-12:00pm (except Holy Days and Federal Holidays)

Saturdays

4:00pm-5:00pm

 

Devotions

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

First Friday of each month (12:45pm-5:15pm)
Third Monday of each month (6:00pm-7:00pm with confessions)

Reparation to the Blessed Virgin

First Saturday of each month at 12:10pm

St. Anthony Novena

Tuesdays after 5:30pm Mass

Miraculous Medal Novena

Wednesdays after 5:30pm Mass

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