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Staff

Pastor
Pastor Fr. Alfred J. Harris

Parish Secretary
Mrs. Soraya Strobach

Music Director
Bill Parsons

Music Director Emeritus
Don Clark

Custodian
Gregory James Vines

Rectory Hours

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am to 3:00pm

Address
727 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Telephone
(202) 289-7771

Email

Ash Wednesday Mass at 12:05pm and 7:30pm

 

Wednesday, February 10th is Ash Wednesday. Even though Ash Wednesday is not aHoly Day of Obligation, Ash Wednesday, Fridays duringLent are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence forCatholics. The norms on fasting are obligatory from age 8 until age of 59. When fasting, aperson is permitted toeat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal. The norms concerningabstinencefrom meat are binding upon members of the Catholic Church from age 14 and onwards.