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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18th Annual Blue Mass
Tuesday, May 1
Please join us for our special Mass honoring law enforcement and first responders, including the solemn opening procession the features hundreds of officers. Details online.

  • 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.