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Press Release Archive

 

Dean’s Christmas Message, 2015

Posted on December 23, 2015

O the magnitude of meekness! Worth from worth immortal sprung; O the strength of infant weakness, If eternal is so young! —Christopher Smart, “The Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour […]

Washington National Cathedral to Feature Special Guest Preacher Rev. Rob Schenck on Sunday During Holy Eucharist Service

Posted on November 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington National Cathedral will hold a celebration of Holy Eucharist on the first Sunday of Advent, November 29, at 11:15 am. The service will feature guest preacher […]

Letter from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde on Stuart Kenworthy’s New Role at Washington National Cathedral

Posted on October 09, 2015

Dear Cathedral family, As we live into this season of change and transition, I wanted to update you on an exciting change that will benefit our common life together. Since […]

Funeral Service for Jake Brewer, White House Staffer, to be Held at Washington National Cathedral

Posted on September 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington National Cathedral will host a funeral service for White House staffer Jake Brewer on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Brewer was killed last […]

Letter from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and Chapter Chair David J. Kautter on Dean Hall’s Retirement

Posted on August 18, 2015

Dear members of the Cathedral family, With both sadness and gratitude, we have received the Very Rev. Gary Hall’s notice that he will be retiring as Dean of Washington National […]

Letter from Dean Gary Hall on his Retirement

Posted on August 18, 2015

After a good deal of prayer, reflection, and conversation with my wife, Kathy, Bishop Budde and chapter leadership, I have decided to retire and end my term as dean of […]

Washington National Cathedral Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Same–Sex Marriage

Posted on June 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide on Friday, June 26, the Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, released the following […]

Washington National Cathedral Dean Gary Hall: It’s Time to Remove Stained Glass Windows That Honor Confederate History

Posted on June 25, 2015

“We do not seek to eliminate reminders of a painful past. Rather, we seek to represent that past honestly in a manner that matches our shared aspirations for a diverse, […]

Sunday Statement on Shootings at Emanuel AME Church

Posted on June 21, 2015

We gather this morning in the wake of last Wednesday night’s shootings at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. As many of you know, Bishop Mariann Budde and I […]

Statement of the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of Washington, and the Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral

Posted on June 18, 2015

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. —Matthew 5:4 “We and all people of good will are compelled to name this tragedy for what it is: the […]

National Cathedral Hosts Celebratory Evensong in Thanksgiving for the End of Interior Building Restoration

Posted on June 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington National Cathedral will host a celebratory evensong on Monday, June 15, 2015, marking the completion of Phase I in the building’s restoration efforts and giving thanks […]

The Reverend Stuart A. Kenworthy Named Interim Vicar of Washington National Cathedral

Posted on May 21, 2015

Washington National Cathedral Dean Gary Hall announced today the appointment of the Reverend Stuart A. Kenworthy as interim vicar of Washington National Cathedral. Kenworthy was previously the longtime rector of […]