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

Welcoming people of all faiths

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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

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


April 5 5:15 PM

Easter Day Organ Recital

Cathedral organists Christopher Betts and Benjamin Straley play an Easter afternoon recital on the Cathedral’s great organ, with guest trumpeters Chuck Seipp and Amy McCabe.

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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 »