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Prayers and Welcome, Archbishop Gregory!

St. Matthew’s joins with the Church of Washington in welcoming its new shepherd, Archbishop Wilton Gregory, as the seventh Archbishop of Washington! What's in store? At his April 4 press conference he said, “I seek to reinvigorate a new hope. I have to be in the parishes. I have to meet with our priests.” ......“I want to establish a bond and encounter the people of the archdiocese. I have to be in the field. The best time for any bishop is the time they spend with their people. I want to be in the midst of our people, listening to them, praying with them, dining with them.”

St. Matthew’s Signs the U.S. Catholic Climate Declaration

CATHOLICS ARE STILL IN St. Matthew’s Cathedral Parish has joined with 800 Catholic communities, organizations, and institutions in the United States to declare that “We are still in” on actions that meet the climate goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. Many other state, tribal, and local governments, as well as businesses, financial institutions, and other faith organizations have made a similar pledge.

The Way - A Healing Retreat for Sexual Abuse Survivors

As the Church continues to minister to all survivors of abuse, the Archdiocese of Washington is sponsoring retreats for survivors. The Archdiocese will offer a men’s retreat on April 5 – 7 and a women’s retreat on April 12 – 14 for survivors. These retreats are an occasion for survivors to reflect on God’s plan for their lives and for healing through prayer and the sacraments. View the flier.

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