Pope Francis and the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and St. Matthw's own Creation Care Green Team invite you to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the release of Laudato Si' during Laudato Si' Week, May 16 - 24, 2021. You can register on the Vatican's Laudato Si' Week website to receive more information and get access to attend free enline events throughout the week. Our Creation Care Green Team will meet via Zoom on Thursday of Laudato Si' Week, May 20 at 6pm to celebrate and discuss projects and activities that promote the Laudato Si' mission within our parish and beyond.
This summer in June and July 2021, St. Matthew's hosts a 6-session Bible Study newly published by Little Rock Scripture Study, Angels in the Bible.Register for either of two groups that will meet virtually once each week - one on Sunday afternoons, and one on Monday evenings.
Click on this shareable link to read this week's Parish Update: https://conta.cc/33w8yWp. If you're a registered parishioner and are not receiving our Friday updates, please contact Ana Triaureau of our staff. Cathedral friends and visitors also can join the distribution by clicking on the "Sign Up for Email Updates" at right Let's stay connected!
Note that the link for the May 9 10am has been updated since the letter was sent - click here to see the Mass.
Click on this shareable link https://conta.cc/3e59KX3 to read our Parish Community Update for the week of May 2 - 8, 2021. If you're a registered parishioner and are not receiving our Friday updates, please contact Ana Triaureau of our staff. Cathedral friends and visitors also can join the distribution by clicking on the "Sign Up for Email Updates" on this page. Let's stay connected!
Fr. Jack Hurley speaks about St. Damien of Veuster, apostle to the lepers of Molokai.
Celebrando aniversarios especiales de boda: Misa Jubilar de 2021 ¿Está celebrando un aniversario especial de Bodas? Cada año, la Arquidiócesis de Washington honra a las parejas casadas de 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 y más de 70 años en la Misa Jubilar anual. La Misa de este año se llevará a cabo el Domingo 27 de junio a las 3:00 pm en la Catedral de San Mateo Apóstol. Los asientos están limitados para cumplir con el distanciamiento social, la Misa también se transmitirá en vivo.
Are you celebrating a special wedding anniversary? Each year the Archdiocese of Washington honors couples married 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70+ years at the annual Jubilarian Mass. This year’s Mass will be held Sunday, June 27 at 3pm at the Cathedral of St. Matthew. Seating is limited to allow for social distancing and the Mass will be livestreamed. To receive a signed Jubilarian anniversary certificate or to register to attend the Mass, please contact the parish office at 202-347-3215 before May 14, 2021.
Fr. Jack Hurley speaks about St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church, on her April 29 feast day.
Pope Francis in April 2020 wrote a letter of encouragement for the faithful to take up the Rosary in May. It includes Rosary helps and the text of two prayers that he invites us to pray with him at the end of each Rosary. Read Pope Francis' Letter to the Faithful. Print a copy of the two Rosary prayers.