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.

Solemnity of St. Patrick
Tuesday, March 17
All are welcome for as we celebrate the Feast Day of our parish's patron saint. His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Prelude at 11:00am. More details online.

  • First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    Friday, March 6
    Following 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.

  • Stations of the Cross
    Friday, March 6
    Fridays in Lent, after the 12:10pm Mass (3:00pm on Good Friday).

  • Food Collection
    Friday, March 6 and Sunday, March 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.

  • Novena to St. Patrick
    Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 15
    Novena prayer recited at Sunday Masses on March 8 and 15, and 12:10pm daily Masses.