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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.


Recent News

Letter from Dean Gary Hall on his Retirement

August 18, 2015: The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral, announced he will retire on December 31, 2015. Read letter

Letter from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and Chapter Chair David J. Kautter on Dean Hall’s Retirement

August 18, 2015: Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and Chapter Chair David J. Kautter thank Dean Hall for his accomplishments. Read letter