Photo of the Day: “St. Matthew’s Cathedral”

by March 21, 2011 at 4:45 am 1,943 1 Comment

specimenlife, Flickr, Borderstan, Cathedral of Saint Matthew , Washington DC

“St. Matthew’s Cathedral.” Today’s photo in the Flickr pool is from specimenlife.

From Luis Gomez. You can follow Luis on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos and at One Photograph A Day.

Photos of the Day are pulled from the Borderstan Reader Photos pool on Flickr.

Today’s photo, “St. Matthew’s Cathedral,” was taken by specimenlife on Saturday, March 19. The Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle is at 1725 Rhode Island Avenue NW.

From Wikipedia: “Originally located at 15th and H Streets [NW], construction of the current church began in 1893, with the first Mass being celebrated on June 2, 1895. It was finally dedicated in 1913. In 1939 the church was designated as a Cathedral when the Archdiocese of Washington was established.” Moreover, Saint Matthew is the patron saint of civil servants.

If you don’t already have a Flickr account, you will need to sign up for one, and then join the Borderstan Reader Photos group. Already a Flickr member? Join the group! You can submit up to five photos per day in the Borderstan reader pool. We are looking for photos from D.C.’s Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods.


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