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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.

Wednesday, April 1

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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

    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

    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.

Thursday, April 2

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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

    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

    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 »

  • 3:45 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral closes at 3:45 in preparation for service. Cathedral will reopen at 6:45 for service.

  • 7:30 PM

    Holy Eucharist on Maundy Thursday with Footwashing

    Commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples on the night before he died. Worshipers wash one another’s feet after Jesus’ example. Learn more »

Friday, April 3

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided and audio tours all day for Good Friday. Cathedral Nave (main level) will be open to worshipers for Good Friday service from 11:45 am – 3 pm. Nave (main level) will close at 3 pm.

  • 12:00 PM

    Liturgy of Good Friday

    On this, the most solemn day of the Christian year, we remember the suffering and death of our Lord Jesus Christ upon the cross. 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.

  • 6:30 PM

    When It Was Evening: A Meditation for Good Friday

    In quiet darkness, we mark the silence as Jesus lay in the tomb with prayer, Scripture, Taizé chant, anthems, and meditation. Learn more »

Saturday, April 4

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  • 10:00 AM

    The Space in Between

    A Holy Saturday Quiet Morning Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided and audio tours all day for Holy Saturday. Nave (main level) and lower level will be closed for Holy Saturday. The Cathedral gift shop will be open. Cathedral Closes at 2:45 pm in preparation for Easter Sunday.

  • 8:00 PM

    The Great Vigil of Easter

    Beginning in darkness we hear again the stories of God’s steadfast promise to us, a promise renewed through Holy Baptism, and fulfilled in the new light of Resurrection and the proclamation of Easter. Worshipers are encouraged to ring bells to announce the Resurrection. Learn more »

Sunday, April 5

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  • 8:00 AM

    Festival Holy Eucharist

    Celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Day. Learn more »

  • 11:00 AM

    Festival Holy Eucharist

    Celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Day. Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Easter Day Choral Evensong

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

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Easter Day Organ Recital

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

Monday, April 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

    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

    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 Men of the Cathedral Choir sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, April 7

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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. 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 5:00 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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    Exploring Islam in America: An Introduction of Islam in the U.S.

    What do Muslims believe and what is the history of Islam in the US? This session will focus on Islam as a faith tradition and the coming of Islam to America. Learn more »

Wednesday, April 8

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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

    Funeral Service for A. James Clark

    Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., preaches Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided tours of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to a Memorial service. Touring will begin at 1 pm. Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM–
    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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, April 9

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided tours of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to a Memorial service. Touring will begin at 1 pm. Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 10:30 AM

    Memorial Service for Norman O. Scribner

    The Cathedral hosts a memorial service for the late Norman O. Scribner, founder and artistic director of the Choral Arts Society of Washington, D.C. 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–
    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 »

  • 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 »

Friday, April 10

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  • Your Cathedral at Work: Video Highlights, April 2015

    From concerts and panels to special services and celebrations, see the difference your Cathedral makes every day. 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

    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, April 11

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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 »

  • 11:15 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 »

  • 2:00 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, April 12

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

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:30 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 Hopewell Valley Central High School Ragazze & Chamber Singers from Pennington, NJ, sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 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 »

  • 5:00 PM

    Living Waters from Ancient Streams

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

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Kurt Ison

    Guest organist Kurt Ison from Sydney, Australia, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

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

Monday, April 13

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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

    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 »

Tuesday, April 14

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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. 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 5:00 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

    Exploring Islam in America: The Role of Women in Islam

    Does Islam preach a cultural imperative for women? This session will address America's fascination with women in Islam. We will explore the Qur'anic teachings on the role of women and the various Muslim interpretations of that role. Learn more »

Wednesday, April 15

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  • 8:00 AM

    150th Commemoration of Lincoln's Assassination Bell Tolling

    Washington National Cathedral participates in Ford Theatre’s commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Learn more »

  • 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

    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, April 16

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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

    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 »

Friday, April 17

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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

    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, April 18

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided tours of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to a Memorial service. Touring will begin at 1 pm. Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

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

  • 1:00 PM–
    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 »

  • 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, April 19

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Olivia Hilton, preacher and presider

  • 8:30 AM

    Martha’s Table Ministry

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

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 1:00 PM

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

    Experience the difference mindfulness meditation can make in your 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 with the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan

    The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, with the Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls singing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Living Waters from Ancient Streams

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

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

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

Monday, April 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 »

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

Tuesday, April 21

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  • Desert Listening: Ghost Ranch Pilgrimage

    Pilgrimage to Ghost Ranch, New Mexico 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

    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 5:00 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

    Exploring Islam in America: Islam and Politics in the U.S.

    How does Islam fit in the American landscape? This session will consider the rise of Islamic groups that preach Islamic exceptionalism and the growth of Islamophobia, Shariaphobia as well as dialogue among religious traditions. Learn more »

Wednesday, April 22

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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

    Touring Interruption

    No touring of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to special service. Touring will begin at 1 pm. Lower level, Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open.

  • 1:00 PM–
    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    Enough is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources

    Explore the challenge to live with “enough” Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Christian “Back to Basics” Book Group

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

Thursday, April 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

    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 »

Friday, April 24

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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

    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, April 25

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No touring of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to special service. Touring will begin at 1 pm. Lower level, Museum Store and Bishop’s Garden open.

  • 10:30 AM

    ANZAC Service

    The annual ANZAC service remembers and honors those who perished in the Dardanelles campaign that was fought between the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) and the Turkish military. This year, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary. Learn more »

  • 12:30 PM–
    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 »

  • 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, April 26

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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. Preston Hannibal, preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope presider Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist with Guest Preacher

    The Very Rev. David Ison, guest preacher; the Very Rev. Gary Hall, presider. Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

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

  • 1:30 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

    Touring Interruption

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

  • 5:00 PM

    Living Waters from Ancient Streams

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

  • 5:00 PM

    National Interfaith Prayer Service for the Freedom to Marry

    As part of the National Weekend of Prayer for the Freedom to Marry, the Cathedral partners with National City Christian Church and Unite for Marriage to participate in an interfaith prayer service. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    The Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral, London

    Concert of choral works by Tallis, Byrd, Vaughan Williams, Stanford, Walton, and more. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Writing as Spiritual Practice

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

Monday, April 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 »

  • 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 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 Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather Learn more »
    Free; RSVP required. Order tickets

Tuesday, April 28

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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. Learn more »
    $15. 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

    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 »
    $30 per person. Order tickets

  • 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: Life Transitions as Thin Places in Our Lives

    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, April 29

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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

    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 »
    $30 per person. Order tickets

  • 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, April 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

    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 »

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.