Palm Sunday through Easter Day

Holy Week


Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Day

The events of Holy Week recall the last days of Jesus’ life, from his entry into Jerusalem amid palm branches through his time in the Garden, arrest, and trial to his crucifixion. Take this journey at the Cathedral this year, through worship, music, and quiet reflection. Learn more »


Washington National Cathedral is called to serve as the spiritual home for the nation. The Cathedral is a national treasure and an architectural feat, a place of stunning beauty built to inspire. Inside, artwork and exhibits tell the American story of faith. Outside, you can explore gardens and grounds shared with three outstanding schools—or peer with gargoyles from the city’s highest point.

This is a place for spiritual enrichment above all, whether you come here for worship, a concert, a pilgrimage, or an insightful program. It is a place open to all.

It is open to you.