Virtual Simple Lenten Meals benefitting Brothers of Charity

Fri., February 19, 2021 6:30pm ·

St. Matthew's Social Justice Committee continues its annual tradition of hosting Simple Lenten Meals, promoting almsgiving during the Lenten season. Due to the pandemic, this year's program will be virtual.

Join Simple Lenten Meals via Webex

Join us online on Fridays of Lent, 6:30 to 7:30pm, to hear from local organizations that practice acts of charity and learn about their mission and how you can support their good works. It's also a chance to practice Lenten almsgiving by donating to our featured charitable organizations.

Guest Organizations

February 19 - Brothers of Charity 

On Friday, February 19, Br. Saud Aslam speaks about the mission of the Brothers of Charity and the local ministry he leads with the Fatima Community. Fatima Community is a place that provides a home to build inclusive communities of hospitality, sharing and caring with homeless persons.

If you have questions, please contact Social Justice Committee Co-chair Kallie Aultman.

Join Simple Lenten Meals each Friday at:

Update: Watch the video from February 19, posted on the Cathedral Facebook page:



Make a Donation 

We invite your donation via check (payable to Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle with "Brothers of Charity" organization name on memo line) or through an online donation following the instructions listed below.

Your gift to the Social Justice Ministry at St. Matthew's Cathedral will help to bring God's mercy to our brothers and sisters in greatest need. By giving your time, talent, and treasure, you are helping to build the Kingdom of God here in Washington, DC. Please follow the directions below to make a gift to the Social Justice Ministry.

  1. Choose the “Donate” button at the top.
  2. After filling out the form with your address and credit card information, click “Review Donation and Continue.”
  3. Choose “Comments” and in the comments window, indicate you would like to make the donation for "Brothers of Charity".
  4. If you wish your gift to remain anonymous, please indicate that as well.

Many thanks for your support!