As a house of prayer for all people and located in the heart of the nation’s capital, serving our veterans is important part of the Cathedral’s ministry. The Cathedral seeks to be a source of comfort and God’s healing love for veterans, active duty service members, and their families.

  • A spiritual home for veterans, active duty military, and their families
  • A place of pilgrimage and spiritual healing for the military community
  • A place of retreat and learning for veterans, active duty military, and their families
  • A place to support military chaplains
  • A dependable partner with other veterans’ organizations seeking to improve the lives and spiritual wellbeing of the military community

2022 Veterans Day Concert

Close-up of someone in military uniform lighting a votive candle in prayer

Roll of Honor

veterans outreach
In a tradition of Cathedrals around the world, Washington National Cathedral remembers the fallen and MIA, and honors those who are serving and have served to protect our country. Honor a veteran you know by adding their name to the Roll of Honor, or search the Roll of Honor. Roll of Honor