Washington National Cathedral

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May 10, 2011

The people who formulated Washington National Cathedral's new strategic plan, its dean says, had to wear at least three different hats; one to inspire vision, one to prompt attention to practicality and one to help recall the bottom line.

The process that resulted in the 2012-2014...

December 9, 2010

Bethlehem will come to Washington, D.C., this Christmas, by way of a joint simulcast service in English and Arabic that will connect worshippers on two continents.

Christians in the D.C. area will assemble at Washington National Cathedral on Dec. 18 for the fourth annual service with...

May 24, 2010

The Rev. Canon Carol Wade, who has overseen the design and execution of some of the United States' most high-profile religious services, will leave her position as canon precentor at Washington National Cathedral after a sabbatical that begins on July 1.

The cathedral will not call a new...

May 12, 2010

Washington National Cathedral has announced the hiring of two senior staff members -- the Rev. Timothy A. Boggs as provost and Steven M. Schwab as director of external relations.

Boggs, associate rector of St. Alban's Church in northwest Washington, D.C., has servd as Time Warner's...

January 15, 2010

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will join Bishop of Washington John Bryson Chane, Cathedral Dean Samuel T. Lloyd III and others at a special prayer service for Haiti on Sunday, January 17 at 6 pm at Washington National Cathedral.

"Strength through Unity -- L'...

March 12, 2009

New works of art honoring three well-known poets, philosophers, and theologians were dedicated during a special service of Choral Evensong March 11 at Washington National Cathedral.

The three statues of Howard Thurman, John Donne and George Herbert with corresponding shields were...

October 8, 2008

The Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre, Jr., former dean of Washington National Cathedral (1951-1978) died on October 3 at his home in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. He was 93.

 

Sayre was an outspoken voice of conscience during the Joseph McCarthy era, the Civil Rights movement, and...

May 7, 2008

Swiss lighting artist Gerry Hofstetter will soon bring his work to Washington National Cathedral for an exterior illumination in celebration of the Cathedral’s centennial.

Artistic images will be projected on the cathedral's south side May 9-11 and will be visible from all over...

March 12, 2008

On March 30, nearly 40-years to the day that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his last Sunday sermon at the Washington National Cathedral, a week of free public events celebrating King's ministry and legacy will begin at the cathedral. King preached his sermon "Remaining Awake...

January 15, 2008

The multi-panel Keiskamma Altarpiece, which commemorates the dead and pays tribute to the living of an AIDS-ravaged seaside town, opens at its only East Coast venue on January 16 at Washington National Cathedral.

More than 130 townspeople of Hamburg in the Kieskamma River valley in...

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