Happy and Blessed Eastertide

April 1, 2024

A blessed and joyful Easter season to all our parishioners and friends, from Msgr. Jameson and all the priests, deacons and staff of St. Matthew's Cathedral! Congratulations to the newest members of our Catholic family! 

On Holy Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 8pm, Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, celebrated the Easter Vigil, ranked by the Church as "the mother of all vigils." On this night, we welcomed new life into the Body of Christ! Please pray for St. Matthew's group of 25 Elect, Candidates, and those who completed the Sacraments of Initiation.

Elect for Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist, including:

Lisa Bianco, Lindsay Burns, Rachel Lincoln, Ryan Lucas, Chloe McLaughlin, Ruben Randolph, Joshua Taborn, Michelle Washington, Cesar Chavesta, Jayden Chavesta, Mia Chavesta, and Brissia Villazana; and

Candidates for Full Communion

Joshua Jackson, Richard Li, Margarita Moreno, Julie Matthew, Gray Perone, Will Sorto, and Taja Strickland

Catholics who completed Sacraments of Confirmation, First Eucharist

Gerardo Mares, Patricia Marquez, Camilla Panico, and Brian Smythe.