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

Read, listen to, or watch recent sermons in our Sermon Archive »

April 18, 2014 12:00 PM, Good Friday

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The Liturgy of Good Friday provides opportunity for deep contemplation of the crucifixion. Beginning at noon worshipers mark the hours Jesus spent on the cross. Communion administered from the Reserved Sacrament during the third hour.


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April 18, 2014 12:00 PM, Good Friday

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The Liturgy of Good Friday provides opportunity for deep contemplation of the crucifixion. Beginning at noon worshipers mark the hours Jesus spent on the cross. Communion administered from the Reserved Sacrament during the third hour.


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April 18, 2014 12:00 PM, Good Friday

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The Liturgy of Good Friday provides opportunity for deep contemplation of the crucifixion. Beginning at noon worshipers mark the hours Jesus spent on the cross. Communion administered from the Reserved Sacrament during the third hour.


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April 17, 2014 7:30 PM, Maundy Thursday

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Commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus with his friends on the night before he died. Worshipers wash one another’s feet after Jesus’ example to his disciples. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher; the Very Rev. Gary Hall, presider.


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