Sermons

Sermons at Washington National Cathedral are lively explorations of a wide variety of spiritual topics, delivered by our dean and clergy, as well as by distinguished guest preachers. The 11:15 am Sunday Holy Eucharist is webcast live each week.

Recent Sermons

Starting in July 2015, we are offering Sunday services and sermons on our YouTube Channel. Choose a sermon from the playlist below to watch:

Read, listen to, or watch recent sermons in our Sermon Archive »

February 7, 2016 3:00 PM

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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.


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February 7, 2016 11:15 AM, Epiphany V

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


January 31, 2016 11:15 AM, Epiphany IV

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


January 17, 2016 11:15 AM, Epiphany II

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The Hon. Eleanor Holmes Norton, guest preacher; the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, presider



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.