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Current Exhibits

Currently on display on the seventh floor: “Though the Earth Be Moved,” a look at the impact of the 2011 earthquake on the Cathedral, and Words for the Journey, a calligraphy exhibit to inspire contemplation and introspection during this season of Lent.

Monday, February 1

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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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

  • 3:45 PM

    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 »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

  • 7:00 PM

    Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

    Postponed one week: Explore the intersection of individual spiritual journeys and spiritual reflection on the natural environment and our relationship to it. Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Space, Light and Sound

    Marvel at a vast, open space unlike anything in Washington. Special lighting highlights the gothic architecture and sounds of the harp and flute invite you to nurture your soul and “see deeper.” Learn more »

Tuesday, February 2

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  • 8:45 AM

    Photography Session

    Photo session with an unparalleled early morning view of the Cathedral; tickets required. 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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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 »

  • 3:45 PM

    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 »

  • 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

    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, February 3

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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 »

  • 8:45 AM

    Photography Session

    Photo session with an unparalleled early morning view of the Cathedral; tickets required. 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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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

    Lost in the Stars: An Evening of Music and Insight

    Washington National Opera and the Cathedral partner to explore the themes in the upcoming opera “Lost in the Stars.” Learn more »

Thursday, February 4

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  • 8:45 AM

    Photography Session

    Photo session with an unparalleled early morning view of the Cathedral; tickets required. 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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    Close-up Tour: 20th Century American Gothic

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

  • 3:00 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 »

  • 7:00 PM

    Beyond the Sphere of Time: A Musical Journey

    Discover the dramatic story of trial and tribulation that shaped English choral music. Travel through the Cathedral and experience the incredible sounds that can only come from voice and stone. Learn more »

Friday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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.

  • 7:00 PM

    Picnic in the Cathedral with the GW Troubadours

    Pack your basket for a mid-winter indoor picnic Learn more »

Saturday, February 6

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  • 10:00 AM

    Thin Places and Sacred Spaces: A Celtic Spirituality Retreat

    Join us on this Celtic retreat as we explore the roots of Celtic spirituality and discern how the wisdom of this ancient tradition may breathe new life into your spiritual practices and awareness. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited touring of the Nave (main level) in the morning due to special service set-up. Touring will resume at 1 pm. Lower level, Cathedral 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, February 7

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

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Cynthia Kittredge, guest preacher; the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope presider Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

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

  • 1:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 1:30 pm to prepare for a special worship service. The Cathedral will re-open at 2:15 pm for worshipers only.

  • 3:00 PM

    Absalom Jones Celebration Eucharist

    Presiding Bishop Michael Curry returns to the Cathedral for the first time since his installation last November to celebrate the life of the first African-American priest in the Episcopal Church. Learn more »

Monday, February 8

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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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

  • 4:55 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Muskingum University Concert Choir of New Concord, Ohio, sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, February 9

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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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races

    The Cathedral celebrates “Mardi Gras” with pancake races on Shrove Tuesday following noon Eucharist. 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

    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 »

  • 3:45 PM

    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 »

  • 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

    Witness to Resurrection and Salvation: The Acts of the Apostles

    Journey through Luke’s Acts of the Apostles, a rich and dramatic account of the beginnings of the Church as the new Body of Christ Learn more »

Wednesday, February 10

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  • 7:30 AM

    Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes

    Begin your Lenten journey with Holy Eucharist on Ash Wednesday. 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

    Words for the Journey

    An exhibit to inspire contemplation and introspection during this season of Lent, is a unique partnership between the Cathedral, the Washington Calligraphers Guild, and Episcopal Relief & Development. Learn more »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes

    Begin your Lenten journey with Holy Eucharist on Ash Wednesday. 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

    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 »

  • 6:30 PM

    Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes

    Evening service on Ash Wednesday Learn more »

Thursday, February 11

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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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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 Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Inquirer’s Class

    Take a spiritual journey toward Christ in this Inquirer's Class Learn more »

Friday, February 12

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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 »

  • 10:15 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 »

  • 10:45 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

    St. Anne’s Episcopal Choir from Reston, Virginia sings Evensong. Learn more »

Saturday, February 13

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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 »

  • 10:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

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

  • 10:45 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, February 14

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

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

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Bryan Stevenson, guest preacher; the Rev. Canon Paula Clark, presider Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Lenten Meditations sign-up

    Sign up by February 14 to contribute a meditation for Lent Learn more »

  • 10:10 AM

    Just Mercy: A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson

    A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Bryan Stevenson, guest preacher; the Rev. Canon Kelly Brown Douglas, 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

    Practicing Presence with Mindfulness

    Experience the difference mindfulness meditation can make in your life Learn more »
    $10 per session. Order tickets

  • 1:30 PM

    Close-up Tour: 20th Century American Gothic

    Explore the Gothic style and its unique characteristics, purposes, and building methods—and learn why the Cathedral was built in the Gothic style. Learn more »
    $21 per adult; $17 for children, seniors, military, students (includes admission). 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 »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

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

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Julie Vidrick Evans

    Guest organist Julie Vidrick Evans from Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church plays a recital on the Cathedral’s great organ. Learn more »

Monday, February 15

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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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

Tuesday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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 »

  • 3:45 PM

    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

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

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

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

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

Wednesday, February 17

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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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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, February 18

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  • 10:00 AM–
    2:00 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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 »

  • 2:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided and audio tours beginning at 2:30 pm due to concert rehearsals. Self-guided brochures available.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

Friday, February 19

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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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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, February 20

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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

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will be open for visitor, but there no guided tours all day. Audio tours and self-guided brochures available.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

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

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

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

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

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

Sunday, February 21

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Canon Michele Hagans, preacher and presider

  • 8:30 AM

    Martha’s Table Ministry

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

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher; the Rev. Preston Hannibal, presider. Learn more »

  • 10:15 AM

    Newcomer Welcome and Orientation

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

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher; the Rev. Stuart Kenworthy, 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 »

  • 1:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 1:30 for concert preparations and reopen to concert patron only at 3 pm.

  • 2:00 PM

    Highlights Tours

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

  • 4:00 PM

    Vivaldi Gloria

    The Cathedral Choral Society is joined by the Washington Bach Consort for a celebration of Vivaldi’s music. Jubilant and spontaneous, the triumphant Gloria is one of his greatest accomplishments. Learn more »
    $25-$77. Order tickets

Monday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

Tuesday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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: Praying on Paper

    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, February 24

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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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

  • 2:30 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided and audio tours beginning at 2:30 pm due to concert rehearsals. Self-guided brochures available. .

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

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

Thursday, February 25

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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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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 »

Friday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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, February 27

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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 »

  • 10:15 AM

    Highlights Tours

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

  • 10:45 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, February 28

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, preacher and presider Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, guest preacher; the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, 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 »

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    Service with the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal School Association. The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings. Learn more »

Monday, February 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 »

  • 10:15 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

  • 10:45 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

    Organ Demonstration

    On Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 pm, a Cathedral organist gives a short talk about the 10,650-pipe great organ followed by a mini-recital.

  • 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 »

Parking at the Cathedral

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