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, 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.
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.