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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.

Thursday, January 1

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided and audio tours available due to New Year’s holiday. Self-guided available.

Friday, January 2

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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, January 3

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  • 10:00 AM–
    3:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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, January 4

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Elena Thompson, preacher and presider

  • 10:30 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, preaches. Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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: Jewels of Light: Stained Glass

    In this introduction to the stained glass windows, learn about the tales they tell from Creation to stories from American history. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Singers sing Evensong. The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell is the officiant and homilist. Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Karen Electra Christianson

    Please Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances this concert has been cancelled. Guest organist Karen Electra Christianson, a sophomore at Harvard College, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

Monday, January 5

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Harbingers: A Seasonal Spirituality Gathering

    Join us the first Monday evening of each month as we explore how the landscape in which we live impacts the inner landscape of our being. Learn more »

Tuesday, January 6

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    Into the Word into the World

    Disciple Bible Study Learn more »

Wednesday, January 7

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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 »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

Thursday, January 8

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  • 10:00 AM–
    1:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided and audio tours beginning at 2 pm due to concert rehearsal. Self-guided brochures available Lower level, Cathedral Store and Bishop’s Garden will be open all day.

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

Friday, January 9

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  • 10:00 AM–
    2:30 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 8:00 PM

    The Road to Canterbury: Music of Medieval England

    The Folger Consort with Lionheart vocal ensemble Learn more »

Saturday, January 10

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  • 10:00 AM–
    3:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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.

  • 8:00 PM

    The Road to Canterbury: Music of Medieval England

    The Folger Consort with Lionheart vocal ensemble Learn more »

Sunday, January 11

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Preston Hannibal, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Come sing with us! Cathedral Voices Recruiting

    Love to sing? Stop by coffee hour; meet Voices members Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    Congregation Potluck Luncheon

    Gather for food and fellowship in Perry Auditorium Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    The Spiritual Path of Call

    Moving toward claiming the risks and rewards of embracing a new call in life. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings 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: Janet Yieh

    Guest organist Janet Yieh from New York City plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

Monday, January 12

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  • 6:30 AM

    Seeing Deeper: Clearing of the Nave

    Before the Cathedral opens for Seeing Deeper, thousands of chairs are removed from the nave. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Singers choir sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Nordic Nocturne: Light from Darkness

    Cathedra and the Embassy of Norway present music celebrating the life of Norwegian composer Knut Nystedt, including a premiere by Andrew Smith. Free. Learn more »

Tuesday, January 13

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  • 8:00 AM

    Sung Morning Prayer

    In St. John’s Chapel

  • 8:45 AM

    Unique Opportunity for Photographers

    Capture rare glimpses of the Cathedral as you’ve probably never seen it! Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour for Seeing Deeper

    a meditative experience of seeing deeper into the stories highlighted in the glass and stone in the Cathedral Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 ensemble EYA sings 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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    The Heartbeat of God: Sacred Drumming

    Join us for an experience of group drumming where we will learn the basics of how to play the drum and how to create wonderful music together. Free. Learn more »

Wednesday, January 14

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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 »

  • 8:00 AM

    Sung Morning Prayer

    In St. John’s Chapel

  • 8:45 AM

    Unique Opportunity for Photographers

    Capture rare glimpses of the Cathedral as you’ve probably never seen it! Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour for Seeing Deeper

    a meditative experience of seeing deeper into the stories highlighted in the glass and stone in the Cathedral Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The choir of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Spacious Mind, Body, and Spirit: An Evening of Tai Chi

    Join Tai Chi Master Nick Gracenin and DC Tai Chi for Taijiquan, the ancient Chinese art of balance and contemplative movement. Free. Learn more »

Thursday, January 15

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  • 8:00 AM

    Sung Morning Prayer

    In St. John’s Chapel

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour for Seeing Deeper

    a meditative experience of seeing deeper into the stories highlighted in the glass and stone in the Cathedral Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The ensemble EYA sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    The Cosmography of the Spheres

    During Medieval times, great cathedrals often juxtaposed the earthbound needs of mortal man with upward elevation of divine worship under one vaulted ceiling. This evening Cathedra evokes those medieval times in presenting two dramatic works by the Baroque composer Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas and Saul and the Witch of Endor. Free. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Looking for God in Washington DC: A Priest and a Rabbi Search Together

    A weekly class co–taught by the Very Rev. Gary Hall and Rabbi Zemel. Learn more »

Friday, January 16

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  • 8:00 AM

    Sung Morning Prayer

    In St. John’s Chapel

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

  • 7:00 PM

    Spirits in Motion: Dances of Universal Peace

    The Dances of Universal Peace are spiritual practice in motion. Free. Learn more »

  • 9:00 PM

    A Vigil for Seeing Deeper

    The week concludes with a vigil to awaken and “see deeper” in the new year. Free. Learn more »

Saturday, January 17

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  • 10:00 AM–
    3:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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, January 18

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

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

  • 10:00 AM

    Meet the Pastoral Care Team

    Learn about our growing lay-led initiatives 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. Gary Hall, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, presider. Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Voci Novella Mixed Ensemble from Horn Lake High School, Horn Lake, MS, sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

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

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Katherine Meloan

    Guest organist Katherine Meloan from New York City plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Bread for the Journey

    Writing as Spiritual Practice Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Cathedral Sings! Vivaldi Gloria

    A sing-along of the Vivaldi Gloria under the baton of Cathedral Choral Society music director J. Reilly Lewis. Learn more »

Monday, January 19

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No audio tours available due to Martin Luther King holiday and concert. Guided tours will occur from 10 am to 11:15 am.

  • 2:00 PM

    All God’s Children

    Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program Learn more »

Tuesday, January 20

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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, January 21

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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 »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. 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, January 22

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

  • 7:30 PM

    Looking for God in Washington DC: A Priest and a Rabbi Search Together

    A weekly class co–taught by the Very Rev. Gary Hall and Rabbi Zemel. Learn more »

Friday, January 23

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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, January 24

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  • 10:00 AM–
    3:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Rest for the Weary

    Half-day Retreat for Caregivers Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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, January 25

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 10:00 AM

    Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage at Coffee Hour

    Upcoming and ongoing programs in the spotlight Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist with Celebration of Interim Eucharistic Sharing Agreement

    Live webcast. The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell presides at this historic service. The Rev. Dr. Kim Cape, general secretary of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, offers the sermon. Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    20s&30s Ultimate Sunday Brunch

    20s&30s Fellowship Event Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. The Rev. Stephen Bryant, guest homilist. Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Mickey Thomas Terry

    Guest organist Mickey Thomas Terry plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

Monday, January 26

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »
    $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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 is Old Filth by Jane Gardam Learn more »
    Free; RSVP required. Order tickets

Tuesday, January 27

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »
    $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.
    Order tickets

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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

    Cathedral Crossroads: Winter Wellness: Transformational Mind-Body Workshop

    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 »

Wednesday, January 28

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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 »

  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »
    $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

Thursday, January 29

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »
    $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

  • 7:30 PM

    Looking for God in Washington DC: A Priest and a Rabbi Search Together

    A weekly class co–taught by the Very Rev. Gary Hall and Rabbi Zemel. Learn more »
    Free; RSVP required. Order tickets

Friday, January 30

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  • 10:00 AM–
    4:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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 »
    $25 per person; walk-ins welcome. Order tickets

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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, January 31

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  • 10:00 AM–
    3:00 PM

    Audio Tours

    Let the voices and music of artists, clergy, choirs and instruments offer you a personal, guided self-paced tour of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. 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.

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

    A 30-minute, docent-led tour of the nave (main level) of the Cathedral. Learn more »

  • 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.

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.