Cathedral Garden Pilgrimages

God’s grace and abundance shines forth in the natural world. Join us for prayer, reflection, and a bit of history as we tour the forested trails, gardens, and lawns surrounding the Cathedral.

Filled with a variety of colorful plant life and historical artifacts, the Bishop’s Garden captures the serenity of a century walled garden. Step into this hidden jewel with the Rev. Patrick L. Keyser.

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Service of Morning Prayer and Reflection

Begin your weekday with an online service led by Cathedral clergy. Featuring prayers, readings from Holy Scripture, and contemplative music. Watch below, on YouTube, or join our Facebook community. Posted 7 am EST, Monday–Friday.

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Sunday Sermon

Watch the Canon Rose Duncan’s sermon from September 19, 2021, the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.

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Talking Heads: In my Own Words

Oh the stories these stones could tell, if only they could speak. But now they can! One of our Old Testament prophets will be your personal guide to gargoyles, earthquake and all things Gothic. Look for the signs and scan the QR code on your next visit.

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Bishop Yvette Flunder

Bishop Yvette Flunder and Michael Vazquez, Director of the Religion and Faith Program at HRC, reflected on LGBTQIA leadership and the church during Pride month.

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upcoming events


Thu, Sep 23, 2021 | 07:00am

Morning Prayer

Join Cathedral clergy for an online service of Morning Prayer. Videos are a...

online

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 | 07:00pm

Halfway There: 10 Years After the Quake

Ten years after the Mineral, Va., earthquake, the Cathedral is still workin...

online

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 | 07:00am

Morning Prayer

Join Cathedral clergy for an online service of Morning Prayer. Videos are a...

online

Sat, Sep 25, 2021 | 10:00am

Cathedral Men’s Discussion Group

Join the Cathedral men’s discussion group. Lectionary readings are discus...

online or in the Cathedral library

Sat, Sep 25, 2021 | 12:30pm

Carillon Recital

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

cathedral grounds

Sat, Sep 25, 2021 | 03:00pm

Choral Evensong with Installation of Members of the Cathedral Chapter and Honorary Canons

All are welcome to this service of Choral Evensong as the Right Rev. Marian...

Great Choir

All Are Welcome!

This Cathedral believes God loves you just the way you are. If you’re a member of the LGBTQIA community and have never felt embraced by the church, there’s a home for you here.

We are a House of Prayer for All People — no exceptions.

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Elie Wiesel

A new carving of Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel serves as an eternal reminder that God is not indifferent to suffering. He joins Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa and other icons in the Human Rights Porch.

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Reopening 101

The Cathedral is now open for public worship on Sundays at 11:15 a.m. Click for details about worshipping with us and the health measures we’re taking to keep you safe.

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Earthquake Restoration

It’s been almost 10 years since a rare 5.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the National Cathedral and caused $34 million in damage. With your help, we can restore this national treasure.

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COVID-19 Memorial

We welcome the names of the loved ones you have lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each name will be trusted to God’s embrace as we include them in a virtual prayer service in the Chapel of St. Joseph of Arimathea.

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