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.


  • Weekly Bulletins Online
    St. Patrick's publishes each week's parish bulletin on our website. Bulletin list appears here or by clicking on the left menu bar item.

  • Annual Christmas Toy Drive
    Saturday, November 15 thru Monday, December 8
    St. Patrick's collects toys, gifts, and donations to help make Christmas a little brighter for disadvantaged children in our city. More details are available online.

  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 27
    On this Federal holiday, the rectory is closed and only one Mass will be offered today at 10:00am.