Tag: Washington National Cathedral

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    “We’re tapping into all of this long history of practices that have gone before us honoring this season of Hallowtide in the church,” says Terri Lynn Simpson, former assistant director and program coordinator at Washington National Cathedral’s Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage. More

    October 30, 2015 | Comments

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    A growing new spiritual practice combines the breathing techniques of yoga with laughter. Practitioners say it helps them achieve joy and spiritual well-being. At a laughter yoga session at Washington National Cathedral, we talk with instructor Diane Cohen, who says laughter yoga releases “that inner essence that we don’t always let out.” More

    October 9, 2015 | Comments

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    Watch our audio slideshow of “The Expanse of Eternity,” a concert held on January 17 when the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. had emptied the nave of all its chairs. More

    February 6, 2014 | Comments

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    “Taking the chairs out—it’s a union of both architecture and music,” says National Cathedral director of music Michael McCarthy. More

    January 31, 2014 | Comments

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    “This has energized the movement for marriage redefinition, and at the same time it’s energized those of us who believe marriage is the union of a man and a woman for the sake of their children,” said Kim Daniels, an attorney and a spokeswoman for the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. More

    June 28, 2013 | Comments

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    This former White House press secretary wants to change our bitter political climate and restore “real relationships of trust.” After graduating from Wesley Theological Seminary, McCurry, a United Methodist, says he “felt some sense of call, that God was putting on me a challenge to see if I could do something about this broken world of politics that I’ve worked in for so long.” More

    May 17, 2013 | Comments

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    The president’s second inaugural address embraced American exceptionalism and invoked the “founding creed” of the Declaration of Independence. More

    January 25, 2013 | Comments

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    We talk with Rev. Frank Wade, interim dean of the Washington National Cathedral, about the value of cathedrals in a twenty-first century world and the role a cathedral can play in helping the nation understand the relationship between faith and politics. More

    August 24, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from our interview with Right Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon who presided over a ceremony at the National Cathedral blessing a panel from an AIDS memorial quilt. More

    July 25, 2012 | Comments

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    The seriousness of Ash Wednesday and Lent was preceded this week by frivolity and the traditional pancake race at Washington’s National Cathedral. More

    March 8, 2011 | Comments

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