Liturgies with the Archbishop of Washington

The Archbishop of Washington presides at many Cathedral liturgies during the year. All are invited and encouraged to participate in these episcopal liturgies when our Archbishop presides as the Shepherd of the faithful.  Frequently, the Archbishop presides at the following liturgies:

  • Christmas
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
  • Anniversary honoring those in consecrated life
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Palm Sunday
  • Blessing of the Oils (Chrism Mass)
  • Holy Week Triduum (the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, the Lord's Passion on Good Friday, the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Pentecost
  • All Soul's Day

The specific dates and times for these and other liturgies are announced in our printed and electronic publications.