Lenten Giving

February 7, 2023

Catholic Relief Services' Rice Bowl Program

Use your Rice Bowl or Donate Online via our Parish Rice Bowl Webpage

Pick up a Rice Bowl at the Cathedral main entrance on the Sundays before and after Ash Wednesday, or visit our Parish Rice Bowl webpage to donate directly to CRS Rice Bowl.

Read about almsgiving and how CRS uses your alms.

Simple Lenten Meals

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Volante de Cenas Simples de CuaresmaDownload

Simple Lenten Meals in the North Conference Room Fridays of Lent (except March 17, 2023, St. Patrick's Feast) at 6:30pm, following Stations of the Cross | Join us for a simple meal, each Friday prepared by a different parish group, with the opportunity to donate to local charities. Donate to any of these organizations via check (payable to Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle with organization name on memo line) or online via PayPal on our Social Justice Committee webpage (type organization name in Note field).

Charitable Organizations benefitted in 2023

Lenten Food Drive with the John S. Mulholland Family Foundation

March 4/5, 2023 | Lenten Food Drive Paper bags for your donations will be available at Masses on the weekend of February 25/26, 2023. Bring your donations to Mass the following weekend. 

Adopt-a-Family Easter Gift Card Drive

March 18/19 and 25/26, 2023 | Adopt-a-Family Easter Gift Card Drive. Volunteers collect donations of cash and grocery gift cards after Masses. 

St. Matthew’s Social Justice Ministries 

Donate via check (payable to Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle with “Social Justice Ministries” or the name of a particular Social Justice Ministry on memo line) or visit our Social Justice Committee webpage with options to give online to individual ministries via PayPal.