A Cathedral for the Future

Our goal is as simple as it is audacious: renew the Cathedral to help heal the world. Our five-year, $150 million comprehensive campaign will bolster efforts across core mission areas and all aspects of Cathedral life: new resources will fuel new programs, new outreach and new ministry.

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In-Person and Online | Oct. 11, 7:00 PM

The Marshall Plan: Democracy, Faith and America’s Role in the World

Seventy-five years ago, the United States undertook the Marshall Plan, a profound effort to create a safer, better, freer world. What are the lessons of this experience for America today? Is a divided country capable of big things? Join the conversation with David Ignatius, Joe Scarborough, Jon Meacham, and Heather Conley.

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Morning Prayer

Begin your weekday with an online service led by Cathedral clergy. Posted 7 am ET, Monday–Friday.

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Sunday Worship

Join us in-person or online at 11:15 am EST for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, when the Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson preaches.

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A treasure of the Anglican tradition

The interspersing of music, scripture and prayers create a contemplative mood. Available most Sundays at 4 pm ET.

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2022-23 Concerts

Discover the wonder and beauty of music in the 2022-23 Concert Season presented jointly by Washington National Cathedral and the Cathedral Choral Society.

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Come Visit!

Explore the Cathedral at your own pace for sightseeing on select dates and times, and on Sunday afternoons between services. Advance ticketing is strongly encouraged.

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A New Self-Guided Tour

Explore some of our stories and history related to Light in the Darkness and racial justice through this self-guided touring handout.

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upcoming events


Sat, Oct 8, 2022 | 10:00am

Cathedral Men’s Breakfast Social and Bible Study

Join this fellowship opportunity for the men of the Cathedral. Our monthly ...

off-site

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 | 10:00am

Sightseeing Admission

Explore the Cathedral at your own pace with a complimentary self-guided bro...

Nave

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 | 12:30pm

Carillon Recital

Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday after...

cathedral grounds

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 | 02:00pm

Behind the Scenes Tour

Discover the Cathedral’s hidden stories on the behind-the-scenes tour as ...

Sun, Oct 9, 2022 | 09:30am

Martha's Table Ministry

The Martha’s Table Ministry is collecting sandwiches, fruit, and trail mi...

Sun, Oct 9, 2022 | 11:15am

Holy Eucharist

Join us for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist on the Eighteenth Sunday ...

Nave

Come Visit!

New Visitor App Now Available

Whether you’re visiting the Cathedral on-site or from wherever you call home, the Cathedral’s new visitor app from Bloomberg Connects will allow you to go in-depth on whatever you want to explore.

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Be Campaign

Do Justice. Be Kind. Walk Humbly.

As we head into the November elections, the Cathedral is joining with other churches from around the country in the BE Campaign, a call to action rooted in the prophet Micah’s exhortation to be just, kind and humble. 

Each Sunday in October, we’ll focus on a specific theme: Be just (Oct. 2); Be kind (Oct 9); Be humble (Oct. 16); Love your neighbor (Oct. 23); and the intersection of religion and politics (Oct. 30).

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