December 8th, Feast of the Immaculate Conception

A Holy Day of Obligation
Vigil Mass: Friday, December 7th at 6:00pm 
Saturday, December 8th: Only at 12:10pm

December 24th, Christmas Eve

6:00pm Carols with St Stephen Martyr Choir
6:30pm Solemn Mass
8:30pm Carols with El Shaddai Choir
9:00pm Solemn Mass

December 25th, Christmas

10:30am Solemn Mass

December 31st

New Year's Eve Vigil Mass: 5:30pm

January 1st

New Year's Masses: 9:00am and 11:00am


Weekend Mass Times

Sat. Vigil Mass: 5:30 pm. Confessions 4:30-5:15 pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm & 5:30pm

Weekday Mass Times

Mon, Wed & Fri: 6:30 am
Mon - Fri: 12:10 pm
Tues & Thurs: 5:30 pm
Saturday: 12:10 pm


Mon - Fri: 11:30-Noon

Adoration, Rosary & Benediction

First Saturday of each month at 11am


Latest Bulletin

Office Information

Office Hours

Mon-Fri - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Closed for lunch: 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact Us

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Parish Headlines

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    This Sunday at the 11:00 AM MASS Bishop Mario Dorsonville will celebrate a Witness to Life Mass. Some folks will follow this Mass by praying

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  • Christmas Choir Concert.

    Thursday, December 13th at 7:30 PM. The Third Annual Christmas Concert in aid of the Friends of the Music Ministry, to be followed by a

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  • Winter Shelter

    Volunteers from Saint Stephen are needed to prepare and serve dinner on Tuesday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 8 at Saint Paul on K Street.

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  • Year End Gifts of Appreciated Stock

    Now is a superb time of the year to consider a significant gift to our Music Ministry. This past week we have received gifts of

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Where Your Help Is Needed!

  • The Grate Patrol

    Needs Volunteers! Takes hot coffee and sandwiches to persons living on the street, sleeping on grates, under bridges and in the nooks and crannies of buildings every Saturday and Sunday

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  • Catholic Relief Services

    Catholic Relief Services

    Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. "I would like to ask you all to see

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  • Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. Motivated by the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, and guided by Catholic social and moral teaching, Catholic Charities

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  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Where Faith and Service Meet RESPONSE 2017 Annual Directory of full time, faith-based volunteer opportunities.  More information at:    

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  • Miriams Kitchen

    Miriams Kitchen

    Raise your voice and share your talents in the efforts to end chronic homelessness in DC. From meals to housing, your unrestricted donation will help provide critical support to our

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GEMS - Great Endeavors Mined & Shared

  • GEMS #95 - November 2018

    Our past four issues have explored: the necessity of building our programs on the needs of our people ways to get to know our parishioners

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  • GEMS #94 - October 2018

    In the past three issues we’ve explored ways to get to know our parishioners and ways to listen to them so that our programs and

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  • GEMS #93 - September 2018

    In our previous two issues we began an exploration of needs assessment as a necessary step in planning for adult faith formation: all we do

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  • GEMS #92 - August 2018

    Last month we began exploration of building our adult faith formation efforts on the needs of our people. One of the key principles that was

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  • GEMS #91 - July 2018

    George Bernard Shaw’s comment (in the blue box) challenges us regarding our planning for adult faith formation. As we continue our design and shaping of

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Catholic Search Engine

Diverse Spiritualities

  • Dominican

    “Dominican Spirituality” on You Tube; Explanations on Dominican fraternities, their secular order, can be found at 

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    The elements of Salesian spirituality can be found out (Click onto the “Salesian Center for Faith and Culture”, Spirituality) with many links, and

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  • Augustinian

    Rule of Saint Augustine, a north African bishop and intellectual. Extensive information is available at  

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  • Franciscan

    Franciscan spirituality, available at

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  • Jesuits

    Series of meditations by Saint Ignatius, the “Spiritual Exercises” Personal stories of individual Jesuits discovering their vocations; Father Peter Filice, S.J. has an

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    The Archdiocese of Washington, in partnership with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC), invite you to remember the Holy Family’s journey by celebrating Las

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    The Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy invite you to join them for a day of recollection on Sunday, December 9 from 11:30am-4pm. Taking place

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  • Annual Christmas Concert at the National Shrine

    On Friday, December 7, the Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, in conjunction with the Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

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  • Community of Sant’Egidio

    Seeking meaning in your life? Interested in what it means to live the Gospel and make a concrete difference in our community? Want to volunteer

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Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis


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