St. Patrick Catholic Church
Washington, D.C.

St. Patrick's Church is the oldest parish in the Federal City of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1794 to minister to the needs of the stonemasons building the White House and the U.S. Capitol, the parish continues to serve the needs of downtown Washington through daily Mass & confession, adult education, and cultural activities.

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  • First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    Friday, April 6
    Prior to the 12:10pm Mass, there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, where all are invited to pray at a Eucharistic Holy Hour for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Please encourage others to join in this work of intercession.

  • Food Collection
    Friday, April 6 and Sunday, April 8
    St. Patrick's collects non-perishable food items for those in need on the second Sunday of the month. The non-perishable food donations are placed at Our Lady’s altar. Food donations are also collected the Friday before the second Sunday.

  • Catholic Police and Fire Society
    Tuesday, April 10
    The Catholic Police and Fire Society will be remembering Police and Fire personnel living and deceased at the 12:10pm Mass. Come and join them to give thanks. Every month on the second Tuesday at the 12:10pm Mass, the Police and Fire personnel will be remembered.

  • American Federation Pueri Cantores
    Mid-Atlantic Festival and Mass

    Saturday, April 28
    Singers in grades 4–12 from the Archdioceses of Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, and Dioceses of Arlington, Richmond, and Wilmington will sing at the 5:30pm Mass.

  • St. Patrick’s Academy Alumnae Mass
    Sunday, April 29
    For more information, contact Jeanne Lewis at 301-452-7136. Additional masses at 5:30pm (vigil, April 28), 8:00am and 12:00pm.

  • The Annual Blue Mass for
    Law Enforcers and Firefighters

    Tuesday, May 1
    Procession begins at 12:00noon. Details online.