St. Patrick Catholic Church
Special Annual Masses
 

See the calendar page to confirm the specific date for each event below.


Saint Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2014
Each year we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Patrick with a Mass concelebrated by as many as 75 priests from the Archdiocese of Washington. Traditional Irish music including Irish hymns are sung by St. Patrick’s Choir accompanied by flute and Celtic harp. A bagpiper provides music before and after Mass outside the church. All are welcome.

Sorry, no photos for 2013.
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Blue Mass
Each May During National Police Week
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
At the Annual Blue Mass, first responders gather to remember the contributions of those who have served in law enforcement and public safety agencies and to ask for continued protection for them in the future. Representatives of Federal and local law enforcement and public safety agencies from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area and around the country attend.

Sorry, no photos for 2013.
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Forty Hours Devotion
October
Dates TBA
Join us each fall for our annual Forty Hours Devotion, when we celebrate the anniversary of the First National Eucharist Congress, first held at St. Patrick's in 1895. Our modern day devotion is to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. The devotion includes daily Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, daily Benediction, and a Solemn Closing Mass with Eucharistic Procession.

Sorry, no photos for 2013.
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Sorry, no photos for 2010.
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Saint Nicholas Children's Mass
December
Date TBA
We welcome children at the 10:00am Mass on a Sunday in December to remember St. Nicholas and the “little ones” for whom he cared.

Sorry, no photos for 2013.
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