Event Calendar

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Current Exhibits

Currently on display on the seventh floor are “Though the Earth Be Moved,” a look at the impact of the 2011 earthquake on the Cathedral, and “Gothic Resilience,” an exhibition of Cathedral photographs by Colin Winterbottom.

Friday, May 1

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  • 10:00 AM

    Flower Mart

    Bring your whole family to this wonderful annual outdoor spring festival sponsored by the Cathedral’s All Hallows Guild. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, May 2

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  • 10:00 AM

    Flower Mart

    Bring your whole family to this wonderful annual outdoor spring festival sponsored by the Cathedral’s All Hallows Guild. Learn more »

  • 10:15 AM

    Cathedral Voices Sings at Flower Mart

    Renaissance Faire from the high altar Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, May 3

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Preston Hannibal, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    20s&30s Ultimate Sunday Brunch

    20s&30s Fellowship Event Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    Congregation Potluck Luncheon

    Gather for food and fellowship in Perry Auditorium Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

    Enjoy the company of fellow crafters and make cozy caps and scarves Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Close-up Tour: 20th Century American Gothic

    Explore the Gothic style and its unique characteristics, purposes, and building methods—and learn why the Cathedral was built in the Gothic style. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Arts Chorale of Winchester, VA, sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Living Waters from Ancient Streams

    Celtic Spirituality and Practice for the Twenty-first Century Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Jeremy Filsell

    Cathedral artist-in-residence Jeremy Filsell plays a recital on the Cathedral’s great organ. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

    This weekly gathering offers an opportunity to write as spiritual practice Learn more »

Monday, May 4

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Circle of Meditation and Healing

    Explore a range of healing meditations and visualizations together Learn more »

Tuesday, May 5

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, May 6

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, May 7

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    The cathedral will be closed all day. The regular 5:30 evening service has been cancelled.

  • 7:00 PM

    The Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide: A Prayer for Justice and Peace

    Passes required. A prayer service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Learn more »

Friday, May 8

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  • American Glass Now 2015

    The American Glass Guild presents its fourth juried exhibit of contemporary stained glass. Learn more »

  • V-E Day 70th Anniversary Exhibit

    In Partnership with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University, Washington National Cathedral hosts a special exhibit of letters written by American troops marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, May 9

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  • 8:30 AM

    Outreach and Social Justice Annual Retreat

    Gather for a half-day; includes complimentary breakfaast Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

  • 7:30 PM

    Get Happy: Gospel at the Cathedral

    Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choir, Stanley J. Thurston, Artistic Director Learn more »

Sunday, May 10

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    Seminarian Elizabeth Hadaway, preacher

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Evensong and Evensocial

    Monthly worship and fellowship with the 20s&30s Group Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

    This weekly gathering offers an opportunity to write as spiritual practice Learn more »

Monday, May 11

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    No touring after 12:30 pm due to school graduation service. Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 2:00 PM

    Wesley Theological Seminary Graduation

    2015 Commencement. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, May 12

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong and Volunteer Recognition

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, May 13

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited touring starting at 2:30 due to concert rehearsals. Lower level, Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, May 14

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Gargoyle Tour

    Explore the Cathedral’s whimsical stone gargoyles and grotesques with a slide show and outdoor tour. Learn more »

Friday, May 15

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, May 16

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No touring in the morning of the Nave (main level) due to Episcopal Diocese of Washington service. Touring will resume from 1 pm – 3 pm.

  • 10:00 AM

    Episcopal Diocese of Washington Confirmation Service

    Confirmation service for the Diocese of Washington; the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, presider Learn more »

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, May 17

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Olivia Hilton, preacher and presider

  • 8:30 AM

    Martha’s Table Ministry

    Third Sunday of each month drop off your sandwiches and fruit Learn more »

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Preston Hannibal, preacher; the Very Rev. Gary Hall, presider Learn more »

  • 10:15 AM

    Newcomer Welcome and Orientation

    Learn more about congregation life; offered after the 9 and 11:15 am services Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Andreas Loewe, guest preacher; the Very Rev. Gary Hall, presider Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

    Enjoy the company of fellow crafters and make cozy caps and scarves Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

    Experience the difference mindfulness meditation can make in your life Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 2:00 pm for concert preparations. No evening service due to concert. Box Office will open for ticket purchase and ticket holders at 3:00 pm for concert.

  • 4:00 PM

    Great Opera Choruses

    The Cathedral Choral Society presents a program of magnificent opera music, sacred and profane, perfect for a cathedral. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

    This weekly gathering offers an opportunity to write as spiritual practice Learn more »

Monday, May 18

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Fiction Fun! with Gary Hall

    A monthly discussion of classic and contemporary novels. This month's title has been changed to A Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan Learn more »

Tuesday, May 19

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, May 20

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, May 21

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

Friday, May 22

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:00 PM

    Blessing of the Bikes

    Maryland and Virginia chapters of Rolling Thunder gathered at the Cathedral for a ‘Blessing of the Bikes.’ Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, May 23

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  • 9:00 AM

    Vatican II: Remembering the Future

    This event explores the Second Vatican Council’s impact and enduring legacy Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided or audio tours in the morning due to a special event. Touring will resume from 2 pm – 3 pm. Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, May 24

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Elena Thompson, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher; the Very Rev. Gary Hall, presider. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Gargoyle Tour

    Explore the Cathedral’s whimsical stone gargoyles and grotesques with a slide show and outdoor tour. Learn more »

  • 3:25 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Pomona College Glee Club from Claremont, CA, sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Stanislav Kalinin

    Guest organist Stanislav Kalinin from Kharkiv, Ukraine, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

Monday, May 25

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided tours due to holiday. Please check with docents. Audio tours will be available.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

Tuesday, May 26

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets now »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

    Tickets: $15. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

    Tickets: $30 per person. Order tickets now »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Cathedral Crossroads: A Window into the Spirit

    An evening of contemplative practice on the last Tuesday of each month; free and open to the public. Learn more »

Wednesday, May 27

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

    Tickets: $30 per person. Order tickets now »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Hylton High School Troubadours from Woodbridge, Virginia, sing Choral Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, May 28

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 6:30 PM

    Gargoyle Tour

    Explore the Cathedral’s whimsical stone gargoyles and grotesques with a slide show and outdoor tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $15 per adult and $6 per child (12 and under). Order tickets now »

Friday, May 29

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

  • 7:30 PM

    Getting to the Truth: Writing in the First Person

    A three-day workshop with Nora Gallagher and Barbara Brown Taylor for creative writers at all levels and emphasizing both the process and the discovery of writing. Learn more »

    Tickets: $225
    call the box office at 202-537-2228 with questions. Order tickets now »

Saturday, May 30

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  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, May 31

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  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Live webcast. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher; the Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, presider Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Live webcast. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher; the Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, presider Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    20s&30s Ultimate Sunday Brunch

    20s&30s Fellowship Event Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

    This weekly gathering offers an opportunity to write as spiritual practice Learn more »

    Tickets: $20 drop-in fee for individual session; email pilgrimages@cathedral.org to sign up.

Parking at the Cathedral

Parking in the Cathedral’s underground garage is free on Sundays for services and organ recitals; parking for concerts and programs is available for an event-parking fee. Learn more about parking options for individuals and groups.