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.


  • Fellowship at St. Patrick's
    Fellowship at St. Patrick's is a group of fellow parishioners interested in organizing and sponsoring events and opportunities for interested parishioners to become more involved in their church, to grow deeper in their faith, to meet fellow parishioners and form lasting bonds with one another. See the latest bulletin for more information.

  • Independence Day
    Friday, July 3
    On this Federal holiday (observed July 3, actual July 4), the rectory is closed and only one Mass will be offered today at 12:10pm.

  • First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    Friday, July 3
    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.