News & Announcements

Scrutinies for the Elect: Prayers for our Four

The Scrutinies, which will be celebrated at the 1pm and 5:30pm Mass on the third, fourth and fifth Sundays of Lent, March 7, 14, and 21, 2021, are an important part of the Purification and Enlightenment phase. This will be the second year of the RCIA Scrutinies with pandemic protocols here at St. Matthew's. Please keep our four members of the Elect in your prayers, and join us at Mass. 

Msgr. Jameson Serving as Temporary Administrator of Two DC Parishes

Read Msgr. Jameson's note to parishioners and friends as he takes on the role of temporary Administrator of Epiphany Church in Washington, DC, effective March 15, 2021, until a new pastor or administrator is named by July 2021. This follows his assignment last month as temporary Administrator of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Washington, DC, until a new pastor is named in July 2021. 

1st Scrutiny (Primer Escrutinio) Celebrations

The RCIA First Scrutiny was celebrated with our four Elect (on Sunday, March 7, with one member, Roberto Rios, at the 1pm Spanish Mass, and with three members (Mathew Eichner, Megan McArdle, and Jillian Shen) at the 5:30pm Mass. Fr. Benson presided at both Masses. Enjoy photos of the rite from the 5:30pm Mass that were shared, and watch the rite from the 1pm Mass captured on the video from our Spanish Mass livestream. 

Winter & Spring Organ Recitals

The Cathedral Office of Music Ministries is so pleased once again to give our parishioners and the greater Washington, DC community the opportunity to hear marvelous music in a concert setting. St. Matthew's 2021 Great Organ Concert Series was inaugurated with a January 2021 performance by Cathedral Principal Organist Paul Hardy. Join us for upcoming events through Spring 2021, and enjoy videos of the concerts to date.


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