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.


22nd Annual Blue Mass
Tuesday, May 3 -- 12:10pm
Procession Begins at 12:00pm

All parishioners and friends of St. Patrick's Catholic Church are cordially invited to join hundreds of first responders from around the country at St. Patrick's 22nd Annual Blue Mass. Learn more online.


  • St. Patrick’s Academy Alumnae Mass
    Sunday, May 1
    For more information, contact Mimi Crescenzi at 301-717-5542. Additional masses at 5:30pm (vigil, May 2), 8:00am and 12:00pm.

  • The Annual Blue Mass for
    Law Enforcers and Firefighters

    Tuesday, May 3
    Procession begins at 12:00noon. Details online.

  • First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    Friday, May 6
    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. Note new monthly time effective May 6, 2016.