Welcome

Washington National Cathedral is a place for spiritual enrichment and an architectural feat of stunning beauty. Whether you come for worship, a tour, concert, pilgrimage, or an insightful program, it is a place open to all—it is open to you.


Seeing Deeper

Picnic in the Cathedral with the GW Troubadours
February 5, 7 pm
Pack your basket for a mid-winter indoor picnic. Doors open at 7 pm. Learn more >>

 

 

Upcoming Events

Absalom Jones Celebration
February 7, 3 pm
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry returns to the Cathedral for the first time since his installation last November to celebrate the life of the first African-American priest in the Episcopal Church. Learn more >>

 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races
February 9, 12:30 pm
The Cathedral celebrates “Mardi Gras” with pancake races on Shrove Tuesday following noon Eucharist. Learn more >>

 

Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
February 10, 7:30 am, noon, and 6:30 pm
Begin your Lenten journey with Holy Eucharist on Ash Wednesday. Learn more >>

 

Words for the Journey
Begins February 10, 10 am
A calligraphy exhibit to inspire contemplation and introspection during the season of Lent. Learn more >>