Sermons

Sermons at Washington National Cathedral are lively explorations of a wide variety of spiritual topics, delivered by our dean and clergy, as well as by distinguished guest preachers. The 11:15 am Sunday Holy Eucharist is webcast live each week.

Recent Sermons

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April 20, 2014 11:00 AM, Easter

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Celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Day.


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April 20, 2014 8:00 AM, Easter

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Celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Day.


April 19, 2014 8:00 PM, Easter

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Beginning in darkness we hear again the stories of God’s steadfast promise to us, a promise renewed through Holy Baptism, and fulfilled in the new light of Resurrection and the proclamation of Easter. Worshipers are encouraged to bring bells to announce the Resurrection. The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of the Cathedral, preacher; the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, presider.


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April 18, 2014 6:30 PM

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In quiet darkness, the Good Friday evening service includes prayer, Scripture, chant, and meditation.


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Parking in the Cathedral’s underground garage is free on Sundays for services and organ recitals; parking for concerts and programs is available for an event-parking fee. Learn more about parking options for individuals and groups.