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
First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Friday, September 1
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.
Monday, September 4
On this Federal holiday, the rectory is closed and only one Mass will be offered today at 12:10pm.
Friday, September 8 and Sunday, September 10
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, September 12
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.