US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris along with their family members attended a Mass at The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Church in Washington DC before going to the Capitol Hill for their inauguration.
Father Kevin O'Brien delivered the homily. Violinist Patricia Treacy, soprano Rene Fleming and the St. Augustine Gospel Choir performed.
The Cathedral Church and parish was established in 1840 and is named for Saint Matthew the Apostle, the patron saint of civil servants. The Church is the seat or cathedral of the Archbishop of Washington. Rev. Msgr. W Ronald Jameson is the rector of St. Matthew's.