Washington National Cathedral is a unique blend of the spiritual and the civic.

Welcoming people of all faiths

Cathedral Image

The Cathedral is a spiritual resource for our nation: a great and beautiful edifice in the city of Washington, an indispensable ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives, and a sacred place for our country in times of celebration, crisis, and sorrow. Generous friends, members, and donors around the world support our mission.

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Preservation and
Restoration

Learn about the damage sustained in the August 2011 earthquake and the ongoing work of stabilization, preservation, and restoration. Video, photos, and more »

Join us on Sundays

Worship Service

The 11:15 am Sunday Holy Eucharist is webcast live each week and archived for on-demand viewing.


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Organ Recitals

Organist

July 4 11:00 AM

Annual Independence Day Organ Recital

Christopher Betts and Benjamin Straley, organists, with Washington Symphonic Brass and the U.S. Navy Sea Chanters, hosted by the presenter of American Public Media’s Pipedreams, Michael Barone.

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Personal Spirituality

The labyrinth

Walking the labyrinth is a way of praying with the body that invites the divine presence into an active conversation with the heart and soul. Learn More »

Discover the Cathedral

Visit Us

Join us—in person or through an online tour—and discover the arts, history, and story of Washington National Cathedral. Learn More »