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We welcome you to Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Washington, DC. Since 1904, Saint Sophia Cathedral has served the Orthodox faithful in our nation’s capital. The Clergy, Parish Council and Staff are very pleased to welcome you into our spiritual community.
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SUNDAY SUMMER HOURS: Orthros: 8:00 AM ; Divine Liturgy: 9:30AM; ***** The normal start times of 8:30 AM for Sunday Orthros (Matins) and 10:00 AM for Divine Liturgy will resume on the Sunday before the Holy Cross, September 12th.
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Apostolic Visit of His All-Holiness Bartholomew Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome And Ecumenical Patriarch
OCTOBER 24, 2021
Apostolic Visit of His All-Holiness Bartholomew Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome And Ecumenical Patriarch
OCTOBER 24, 2021

The Dormition Fast: The Earth Stood Still

By Fr. Stephen Freeman, August 20, 2014  Orthodox Christians commemorate the death (Dormition) of the Virgin Mary during the month of August (New Calendar, the 15th, Old Calendar, the 28th). For those for whom such feasts are foreign, it is easy to misunderstand what the Orthodox are about – and to assume that this is simply a feast to Mary because we like that sort of thing. Flippant attitudes fail to perceive


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A new mask mandate begins in D.C. on Saturday, July 31 and applies regardless of vaccination status. 

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