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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  • Advent Music
    Thursday, December 7
    St. Patrick's Choir sings music for the season. Freewill donations to benefit the Christmas Toy Drive. Immediately following the 5:30pm Mass.

  • Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
    Friday, December 8
    A Holy Day of Obligation
    Masses at 5:30pm (Vigil, December 7), 7:30am, 11:00am, 12:10pm, and 5:30pm.

  • Father McIntyre's 25th Anniversary
    Celebration of his Priestly Ordination

    Sunday, December 10
    Reception after the 12:00pm Mass.

  • Come Home for Christmas
    Wednesday, December 13
    Mass with individual confessions. Confessions will also be heard 7:30-8:30am, 10:00-11:00am, and 4:00-5:00pm. More details are available online.

  • Christmas Vigil
    Sunday, December 24
    4:45pm Prelude: Christmas anthems and carols
    5:30pm Christmas Vigil Mass (with choir and instruments)

  • Christmas Day
    A Holy Day of Obligation
    Monday, December 25
    Masses are offered at 10:00am (choir)
    and 12:00noon.