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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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
    Monday, January 15
    On this Federal holiday, the rectory is closed and only one Mass will be offered today at 12:10pm.

  • Monsignor Sal's 40th Anniversary
    Celebration of his Priestly Ordination

    Sunday, January 21
    Reception after the 12:00pm Mass.

  • First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    Friday, February 2
    Before the 12:10pm Mass, there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 11:00am until Benedition at 12:00pm, 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.

  • Ash Wednesday
    Wednesday, February 14