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.

Sunday, March 1

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  • 8:00 AM

    Samaritan Ministry Next Step Breakfast Sign-up

    Changing lives for the better Learn more »

  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Dr. Wollom A. Jensen, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 10:00 AM

    Environment Advocacy Group

    Initiatives for Lent; kick the plastic habit; pick up new habits of stewardship Learn more »

  • 10:10 AM

    Christian–Muslim Summit Report

    The Rev. Canon John L. Peterson Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider. Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    Congregation Potluck Luncheon

    Gather for food and fellowship in Perry Auditorium Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Bible Study on the Gospel of Mark

    20s&30s Group explore the “Fastest Gospel” in the Bible Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

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

  • 1:15 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Close-up Tour: Remembering the American Civil War

    Take an in-depth look at aspects of Cathedral artisanship for visitors aged 10 and older. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Select Choir from Austin, Tex., sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

Monday, March 2

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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 »

  • 6:30 PM

    Jesus: A Pilgrimage

    Cancelled. Take a prayerful Lenten pilgrimage led by Julie Collins Learn more »

Tuesday, March 3

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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.

  • 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, March 4

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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 »

  • 7:30 PM

    Civil War to Civil Rights

    Clayborne Carson, Douglas L. Wilson, and Dean Gary Hall—with moderator Chris Matthews—explored President Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech and how both still speak to issues facing our nation today. Learn more »

Thursday, March 5

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Due to winter weather, the Cathedral is closed.

  • 6:30 PM

    Circle of Meditation and Healing—Cancelled due to Weather

    Cancelled Due to Weather. Explore a range of healing meditations and visualizations together Learn more »

Friday, March 6

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Due to winter weather, the Cathedral is closed.

Saturday, March 7

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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, March 8

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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 Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher; the Rev. Dr. Kelly Douglas, presider Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Bible Study on the Gospel of Mark

    20s&30s Group explore the “Fastest Gospel” in the Bible Learn more »

  • 1:15 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

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

  • 1:45 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 1:45 for concert preparations. Cathedral will reopen to concert attendees at 3pm.

  • 4:00 PM

    Fauré Requiem

    The Cathedral Choral Society performs works by Langlais, Boulanger, Poulenc, and Fauré Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Bread for the Journey

    Writing as Spiritual Practice - attend individual sessions Learn more »

Monday, March 9

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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 »

Tuesday, March 10

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No tours in the morning due to a service. Cathedral Store will open at 11 am. Touring will resume at 1:30–3:30 pm.

  • 11:00 AM

    Funeral Service for Former Senator Edward Brooke

    Rear Admiral Barry C. Black, USN (Ret.), chaplain of the United States Senate, preaches. Learn more »

  • 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, March 11

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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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    Christian “Back to Basics” Book Group

    Explore a popular book on religion and spirituality each month Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    The Spiritual and the Vernacular in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

    Moving from the worldly to the spiritual; the sonnet as condensed pilgrim journey Learn more »

Thursday, March 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 »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

Friday, March 13

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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, March 14

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  • 9:30 AM

    Lenten Quiet Day with Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish

    This quiet day will offer occasions for reflection, quiet prayer, journaling and sharing, and conclude with Holy Communion. Space still available; tickets $55 at the door. 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, March 15

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Preston Hannibal, 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. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher; the Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, 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 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 »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

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

  • 1:15 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

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

  • 2:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 2:30 for concert preparations. Cathedral will reopen to concert attendees at 4 pm.

  • 5:00 PM

    A New Song

    The Heritage Signature Chorale, Stanley J. Thurston, artistic director Learn more »

Monday, March 16

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, March 17

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir 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, March 18

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    The Wisdom to Survive

    Screening and discussion; Environmental Film Festival offering Learn more »

Thursday, March 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 »

  • 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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    The Episcopal Way

    Teachings for a Changing World Learn more »

Friday, March 20

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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, March 21

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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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided or audio tours beginning at 1 pm for concert rehearsal. Cathedral will close at 2:30 for concert preparations. Cathedral will reopen to concert attendees at 4 pm.

  • 5:00 PM

    The Choir of King’s College

    The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, U.K., sings music by Parry, Parsons, Gibbons, Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Howells, and more. Learn more »

Sunday, March 22

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Elena Thompson, 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 »

  • 1:15 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

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

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    St. Salvator’s Chapel Choir, St. Andrew’s University, United Kingdom, sings Choral Evensong Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Evensong and Evensocial

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

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Jonathan Biggers

    Guest organist Jonathan Biggers from Binghamton University plays a recital on the Cathedral’s great organ. Learn more »

Monday, March 23

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, March 24

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir 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, March 25

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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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Beauty in the Shadows: Wrought Iron in Washington National Cathedral

    Join Nol Putnam at the Cathedral for the Cathedral launch of his book and an insider’s look at wrought iron. You’ll gain new insight into this ancient craft and art form. Learn more »

Thursday, March 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 »

  • 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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

Friday, March 27

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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.

  • 1:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided or audio tours beginning at 1:30 pm for concert rehearsal.

  • 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, March 28

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided or audio tours due to all day concert rehearsals.

  • 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.

  • 8:30 PM

    Earth Hour 2015

    On Saturday, March 28, the Cathedral joins others worldwide to raise awareness of climate change with Earth Hour 2015. Learn more »

Sunday, March 29

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist on Palm Sunday

    With Passion Narrative. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist on Palm Sunday

    With Passion Narrative. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 1:30 for concert preparations. Cathedral will reopen to concert attendees at 3 pm.

  • 4:00 PM

    St. John Passion – J.S. Bach

    Washington National Cathedral Combined Choirs and Baroque Orchestra; Michael McCarthy, conductor Learn more »

Monday, March 30

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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

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Singers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Fiction Fun! with Gary Hall

    A monthly discussion of classic and contemporary novels. This month's title is The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Learn more »

    Tickets: Free; RSVP required. Order tickets now »

Tuesday, March 31

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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 with the Renewal of Ministry Vows

    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 »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Singers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Cathedral Crossroads: Spiritual Reading, Writing and Ruminating

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

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.