Spiritual Practices
While churches and other places of worship across the country are encouraging congregants to social distance, there are many ways to continue to place faith at the center of our lives. Here are some ways to enhance your spiritual journey at home.


Holy Eucharist
Worship with Us
Sunday, March 22, 11:15 am
We're thrilled to welcome you to a special online Holy Eucharist. Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde preaches on the Fourth Sunday in Lent. Watch live »
All Shall Be Well
Participate in an Online Retreat
Saturday, March 28, 9 am
Terri Lynn Simpson leads this online retreat, inspired by the writings of Julian of Norwich. Register now »
Weekly Prayer Gatherings
Live-Stream Centering Prayer
Tuesdays at 5:30 pm, the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage will live-stream Listening for God, followed by Centering Prayer at 6 pm on their Facebook page. Visit the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage's Facebook page »

connect with creation
Plant a Garden
As Canon Vicar Dana Corsello mentioned in her recent Lenten meditation, gardening can brighten our spirits and awaken us to God’s beautiful creation. Read Dana's meditation »
offered Twice Daily
Pray the Daily Office
Cathedral clergy will pray the daily office in videos posted on our website and Facebook page. Join us for Morning and Evening Prayer. Visit our Facebook page »
Read the
Forward Day by Day Devotional
A ministry of the Episcopal Church, Forward Movement posts a daily devotional based on the lectionary readings of the day. Read today's devotional »
The national gallery
Explore Theology through Art
In An Experiment in Criticism, C.S. Lewis says that, “We sit down before [a work of art] in order to have something done to us, not that we may do things with it.” Explore the National Gallery’s collection of religious paintings and see what is done to you. Learn more »
Seeds of Faith
Grow Goodness in the World
Our Seeds of Faith initiative began before the coronavirus pandemic, but we need that compassion more than ever. Have you checked in on your neighbors or serenaded your friends from a balcony? Tell us about your acts of kindness »
Cathedral Podcast
Listen to The Crossing
Check out The Crossing, a new sermon podcast from the Cathedral. Catch up on sermons you might have missed, download your favorites or share with your friends. It’s available wherever you find your favorite podcast. Listen now »
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