Diocese of Washington

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January 30, 2008

The 113th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, which took place on January 25-26 at the Washington National Cathedral, featured only one resolution.

"This blessedly frees us to spend our time together in conversation, celebration and learning -- sharing our many gifts so...

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...

July 9, 2007

Fourteen bicyclists from Iran who are criss-crossing the United States with a message of peace will make their final U.S. stop at Washington National Cathedral on July 11.

Episcopal Diocese of Washington Bishop John Bryson Chane is scheduled to greet the women and men who comprise the...

July 3, 2007

First Lady Laura Bush, speaking recently in Maputo, Mozambique, announced the commencement of Together Against Malaria (TAM), an inter-faith program created by Washington National Cathedral and partners to combat that country's leading cause of death.

Funded through the President's...

June 19, 2007

The little-known stories of the people who "built" Washington National Cathedral come to life in an exhibit which describes the accounts of its visionaries, donors, artists, workers and leaders.

"Dreamers and Believers: Cathedral Builders" celebrates the centennial of laying the...

May 23, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington's oldest congregation -- St Paul's, Rock Creek Parish -- will host its fifth Rock Creek Festival June 16-22.

Remaining faithful to its founder's vision to be a celebration of the diverse traditions of this most diverse region, the program will offer...

May 11, 2007

Washington National Cathedral has announced a May 17 tour of its new underground bus and auto garage -- the first of its kind in D.C. -- that will benefit the local community through alleviating traffic congestion and improving pedestrian safety.

The 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. tour will allow...

March 20, 2007

James R. Woody has been named project director of the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, opening September 2008 in Southeast Washington, D.C.

The pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school was named in honor of Walker, the first African American Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of...

February 1, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington, meeting in its 112th annual Convention January 26-27 at Washington National Cathedral, went on record as supporting Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and hoping that the upcoming Primates Meeting "will provide our world and our Church with an...

September 30, 2006

Three blocks from The White House in Franklin Square Park, the Rev. Anne-Marie Jeffery lifts a folding table from a small cart, sets out a woven basket of sandwich bread and a plastic bottle of grape juice and opens her arms wide.

It’s lunch hour in downtown D.C., and women in...

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