Virtual Simple Lenten Meals

February 16, 2021

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,the 2021 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 (see Make a Donation below).

Join Simple Lenten Meals each Friday at:

If you have questions, please contact Channing Pejic, Social Justice and Community Service Committee Co-Chair. 

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. Find details. 

Update: Watch the February 19 video - 


February 26 - Kairos Prison Ministry 

On Friday, February 26 we will highlight Kairos a ministry to the imprisoned. Learn about the local chapter and their mission to share Christ's transformative love and forgiveness to impact the hearts and lives of those who are incarcerated. Find details.

Update: Watch the February 26 video - 


March 5 - Horton's Kid

Join us on Friday, March 5 as we learn about and support Horton's Kids.

March 12, 19 and 26 - Guest organizations to be announced

Make a Donation 

We invite your donation via check (payable to Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (with the 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 the name of the organization that you want your donation to benefit.
  4. If you wish your gift to remain anonymous, please indicate that as well.

Many thanks for your support!