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 Washington National Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The resident symphonic chorus of the Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Choral Society.
Washington National Cathedral, officially the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul and an Episcopal church, is designated the national house of prayer of the United States.
The interior of Washington National Cathedral abounds in architectural sculptures, wood carvings, mosaics and wrought iron pieces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Cathedral   (1507 words)

  
 National Cathedral School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Cathedral School (NCS) is an independent Episcopal private school for girls located on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Founded by Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Bishop Henry Yates Satterlee in 1900, NCS is the oldest of the institutions constituting the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation.
Cathedral girls are also deeply involved in the arts.
Albans, and the elementary school, Beauvoir, are also located on the 57-acre Cathedral Close.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Cathedral_School   (426 words)

  
 National Cathedral School
National Cathedral School is located on the north side of the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral, at the corner of Woodley Road and Wisconsin Avenue.
The Cathedral is located at the intersection of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues in the upper northwest section of Washington, DC.
Parking on the Cathedral grounds is free, and is permitted in any spaces not marked as reserved.
www.ncs.cathedral.org /about/visitor   (348 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral Archives - Religion Collections in Libraries and Archives (Main Reading Room, Library of Congress)
This journal describes activities of the cathedral and its associated schools: the National Cathedral School for girls, St. Albans School for boys, Beauvoir School, and the College of Preachers.
Also contains occasional articles on other Episcopal and Anglican cathedrals and articles on conferences held in the cathedral on religious, ethical, economic, and social issues of national significance.
The Cathedral is the seat of the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church and the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.
www.loc.gov /rr/main/religion/cath.html   (642 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington National Cathedral, officially the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the City and Diocese of Washington and an Episcopal cathedral church, is designated as a monument: the National House of Prayer of the United States.
The resident symphonic chorus of the Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Choral Society.
Washington National Cathedral was completed on 29 September 1990 after almost a century of planning and 83 years in construction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_National_Cathedral   (2614 words)

  
 Washington DC Spiritual Landmarks Image Galley : Panoramic Image Gallery
Since the first services were held in Bethlehem Chapel, Washington National Cathedral has opened its doors to people of all faiths as they have gathered to worship and pray, to mourn the passing of world leaders, and to confront the pressing moral and social issues of the twentieth century.
The idea for a national cathedral is as old as Washington itself.
In 1972, the cathedral nave was enclosed as the north and south walls met at the west facade.
www.dcpages.com /Community/Worship_and_Spiritual_Centers/Panoramic_Gallery/National_Cathedral/outside/2/Spiritual_Image_Gallery.shtml   (563 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Obituaries / Constantine L. Seferlis, at 76; carved National Cathedral's gargoyles
Constantine L. Seferlis, 76, a sculptor and stone carver whose work graces Washington National Cathedral, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and the Capitol, died March 27 at Medlink Nursing Center in Washington.
WASHINGTON -- Constantine L. Seferlis, 76, a sculptor and stone carver whose work graces Washington National Cathedral, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and the Capitol, died March 27 at Medlink Nursing Center in Washington.
His work on the cathedral reminded him of the glorious architecture he saw all around him during his childhood in Greece.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2005/04/05/constantine_l_seferlis_at_76_carved_national_cathedrals_gargoyles   (723 words)

  
 National Cathedral Celebrates States
Washington National Cathedral was established as the nation’s house of worship, and one of the ways the cathedral manifests its mission, is by honoring and celebrating the individual states.
Because Washington National Cathedral is considered to be the nation's cathedral, it doesn't have a formal congregation like other churches or houses of worship.
National Park Service has information on the National Cathedral.
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 Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation - Homepage
The Foundation is made up of five institutions: the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, commonly referred to as the Washington National Cathedral, founded in 1893; the National Cathedral School for Girls, founded in 1900; St. Albans School for Boys, founded in 1909; and Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, founded in 1933.
The Cathedral College of Washington National Cathedral was created in September 2004 by the consolidation of the College of Preachers and the Cathedral’s Program and Ministry Department.
The Cathedral College is a residential continuing education center in Washington, D.C., serving those who are engaged in ministries of proclamation.
www.pecf.org   (246 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington National Cathedral, officially the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the City and Diocese of Washington and an Episcopal cathedral church, is designated as a monument: the National House of Prayer of the United States.
The resident symphonic chorus of the Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Choral Society.
The Washington National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, founded in 1909, is currently one of very few cathedral choirs of men and boys in the United States with an affiliated school, in the English tradition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_National_Cathedral   (2145 words)

  
 Cathedral College - Home
The Cathedral College expands the educational ministries of the College of Preachers and Washington National Cathedral.
The Cathedral College is based in a residential conference center on the grounds of Washington National Cathedral and offers:
Whether your spiritual journey has been characterized by convictions or questions, the people and programs you will discover through the Cathedral College will change and deepen the way you think, imagine, pray, and enact your faith.
www.collegeofpreachers.org   (147 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral - Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, N.W., Washington, DC 20016-5098 - Washington National Cathedral
The Cathedral continues to be a place of national focus.
The concept about the "church" was that it be "intended for national purposes, such as public prayer, thanksgiving, funeral orations, etc., and assigned to the special use of no particular Sect or denomination, but equally open to all.” It took more than a century for the first stone to be laid, in 1907.
The idea of the Washington Cathedral was conceived in the first plan of the District of Columbia itself, back in 1791.
www.thewashingtonguide.com /index.php/fuseaction/todo.Details/PlaceID/112/Name/washington-national-cathedral.html   (317 words)

  
 CNN.com - Transcripts
This is the National Cathedral, the second largest cathedral in the United States.
Originally, government officials thought that since this is a national holiday, with the government pretty much shut down that you would see throngs as people, as the hearse made its way to the cathedral.
The official name of the Washington National Cathedral, by the way, is the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.
edition.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0406/11/se.01.html   (20162 words)

  
 Minnesota State Day at Washington National Cathedral, Sunday Dec. 8, 2002 Rev. Peg Chemberlin, Executive Director of the Minnesota Council of Churches, is guest preacher.
Washington National Cathedral's state days program offers a special welcome to people from each of our fifty states, as the states are honored in turn on Sundays throughout the year.
As part of its national ministry, the Cathedral prays for the people and government of each state on its appointed Sunday and provides an opportunity for representatives of the state to participate in the 11:00 a.m.
Completed in 1990, Washington National Cathedral is the world's sixth largest cathedral and was designed and built in the Gothic style.
www.mnchurches.org /news/archives/20021206.10.html   (468 words)

  
 CNN.com - President Bush addresses prayer service - September 14, 2001
On this national day of prayer and remembrance, we ask almighty God to watch over our nation and grant us patience and resolve in all that is to come.
We see our national character in rescuers working past exhaustion, in long lines of blood donors, in thousands of citizens who have asked to work and serve in any way possible.
America is a nation full of good fortune, with so much to be grateful for, but we are not spared from suffering.
www.cnn.com /2001/US/09/14/bush.memorial   (976 words)

  
 Cathedral of St. John the Beloved • Washington, DC
The Cathedral of Saint John the Beloved in Washington, DC, is an inclusive Catholic Church, and is co-administered by the Companions of Thomas Merton; The Old Catholic Orthodox Church Diocese of Saint John; and the National Conference of Independent Catholic Bishops.
Cathedral of St. John the Beloved • Washington, DC Welcome to the Cathedral of Saint John the Beloved -- the national cathedral of Independent Catholicism in the United States.
Contents © 2004 Cathedral of St. John the Beloved, National Conference of Independent Catholic Bishops, Companions of Thomas Merton, and the Old Catholic Orthodox Church.
www.cathedralofsaintjohn.org   (156 words)

  
 AD Project Profile: Washington National Cathedral
The Washington National Cathedral is more than a place of worship.
Washington National Cathedral - Washington, D.C. Project type:
Ten years after the Cathedral’s completion, it was already time to replace the sound system because it was installed twenty years before and had outlived its lifecycle.
www.acousticdimensions.com /profiles/wnc.htm   (237 words)

  
 Enzi celebrates Wyoming at National Cathedral
As part of its national ministry, the Cathedral prays for the people and government of each state on its appointed Sunday and provides an opportunity for the representatives of the state to participate on the day their state is honored.
In its formative years, the Cathedral was designated as a "house of prayer for all people," and a "great church for national purposes." Each state is honored in turn on Sundays throughout the year as part of the National Cathedral's state days program.
As part of the Wyoming State Day celebration at the National Cathedral, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and Mary Dailey of Sheridan, Wyoming chair for the National Cathedral Association, read the first and second scriptures of the day.
www.senate.gov /~enzi/cath.htm   (302 words)

  
 National Cathedral School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Cathedral School (NCS) is an independent Episcopal private school day school for girls located on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Founded by Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Bishop Henry Yates Satterlee in 1900, NCS is the oldest of the institutions constituting the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation.
As the National Cathedral School is chartered by the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, and is an Episcopalian School, the school holds mandatory chapel services several times per week, as well as a weekly Friday morning service in the National Cathedral.
National Cathedral School strives to be a caring environment where integrity and compassion are essential components of character development.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Cathedral_School   (1559 words)

  
 Episcopal News Service
Proceeds from the sale of the Family of Faiths bracelet, which was designed especially for Washington National Cathedral by Cynthia Gale, will go to bring clean drinking water to the people in the ravaged Aceh province on the island of Sumatra.
Washington National Cathedral will contribute its royalties from sales of the Family of Faiths bracelet to the Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) South Asia Relief Fund [www.er-d.org ].
Available at the Cathedral Museum Store, the Family of Faiths bracelet was created to celebrate the diversity of America's faith traditions and our cherished freedom of religious expression.
www.episcopalchurch.org /3577_57514_ENG_HTM.htm   (435 words)

  
 Church of Ireland Parishes on the Web
St Feidhlim's Cathedral, Kilmore This is the seat of the Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh.
Finbarre's Cathedral, Cork St Finbarre's is located in the centre of Cork City, and serves as the Parish Church for a large part of the City.
Waterford Cathedral functions as the Parish Church for Waterford City, a thriving town in south east Ireland, 100km south east of Dublin.
members.tripod.com /%7Egi0rtn/coiparishes.html   (1852 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral
Pennsylvania will be celebrated at a special service at the Cathedral on Sunday, November 20 at 11 am, with a choral prelude at 10:30 am.
Organist Wayne Marshall, from the United Kingdom, is featured in a Celebrity Organ Recital on Sunday, November 20 at 5 pm.
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 The life of Helen Keller
Helen was cremated in Bridgeport, Connecticut and a funeral service was held at the National Cathedral in Washington DC where the urn containing her ashes would later be deposited next to those of Anne Sullivan and Polly Thomson.
Her ashes were deposited at the National Cathedral in Washington DC next to those of Anne Sullivan.
Her last years were not however without excitement, and in 1964 Helen was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award, by President Lyndon Johnson.
www.rnib.org.uk /wesupply/fctsheet/keller.htm   (3365 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral
The official name for the Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul although it goes by many aliases including The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral, The Washington Cathedral, and The National Cathedral.
Our National Cathedral exists as a house of prayer for all people.
The idea for a national Cathedral goes way back.
www.viamediausa.org /cathedra.html   (250 words)

  
 Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC : details
-- The official name of Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul..
PAGE OVERVIEW: -- Provides general information about Washington National Cathedral, which may include web site and contact information, as well as description and collections info for those planning to visit Washington National Cathedral..
museumstuff.com :: museums :: Washington National Cathedral details
www.museumstuff.com /rec/org_20020201_17973.html   (226 words)

  
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 What Is the National Cathedral? Chris Suellentrop
Most people who get married or have a funeral service at the cathedral have some tie to the church or its affiliated schools, the National Cathedral School (for girls) and St. Albans (for boys).
Although the cathedral offers an array of Episcopalian services, its staff emphasizes that it is home to ecumenical and interfaith events and that it is open to people of all faiths and denominations.
The cathedral, which is the sixth largest in the world, was built with private donations.
www.slate.com /id/1008028   (446 words)

  
 Travel Channel :: Best Amazing Cathedrals
The National Cathedral is perched atop Mount St. Albans, and its 14th-century Gothic style belies the fact the construction came to completion only in 1990, 83 years after the laying of the cornerstone.
It will surprise many that the best views of Washington, D.C., are not to be found from the top of the Washington Monument but from the National Cathedral's observation gallery.
The cathedral features such oddities as a stained glass window commemorating the moon landing of 1969, with a real moon rock set into the center.
travel.discovery.com /fansites/worldsbest/cathedral/cathedral7.html   (183 words)

  
 (GC5C7F) Wash National Cathedral by pkpaul
This is the cathedral that hosted the National Memorial Service for the victims of the 911 attacks.
The cathedral was packed, and just to see and hear the hundreds of people in the processional dressed in dozens and dozens of different choir gowns and ministerial garb, from all the corners of the globe - 24 countries I think - and from the many diverse "tribes" of beliefs - was inspirational in itself.
A cathedral was man's attempt to display faithfulness to God.
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 Wonders of National Cathedral - Family Times - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper
The Washington National Cathedral, the center tower of which is the highest point in the city, is not just a place of worship for more than 200,000 people a year.
On a recent afternoon, about a half-dozen youth groups were touring the cathedral, which offers several types of tours, including a gargoyle tour, behind-the-scenes tour and a tour of the gardens (the cathedral sits on 57 acres).
One of the most famous grotesques at the cathedral is the "Star Wars" character Darth Vader, situated way up on the tower.
www.washtimes.com /familytimes/20050618-115931-1922r.htm   (376 words)

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