Cathedral of St. Thomas More

Music Ministries

Choirs - Cathedral Concerts - Diocesan Choir

3901 Cathedral Lane

Arlington, VA 22203

Most Rev. Paul S. Loverde,  Bishop of Arlington
Rev. Robert J. Rippy, Rector
Dr. Richard P. Gibala, Director 
Mr. Scott D. Matthias
, Associate Organist
Mrs. Kyle T. Lee, Director of Youth Choir

                                                                                   Mrs. Donna N. Brown, Administrative Assistant

Please direct all emails regarding the Music Ministries or Cathedral Concerts to 


For a photo tour of the Cathedral, click here.

2013-14 Concert Series
Join Us for Our 42nd Season!

Be sure to attend our last concert for this season. 

Organ Recital - Pageant Verses

Stephen Ball, Organist
Friday May 9, 2014, 8:00 PM
Join us for the final concert of the 2013-2014 Season!

For more information about the Concert Series, click here.
Download our 2013-2014 Brochure.

Commit Your Gift of Song. Are you interested in a strong commitment of your time and talents to the Cathedral Choir? Rehearsals on Thursday evenings. The Cathedral Choir sings weekly at the 11 AM High Mass, major Feast Days, Diocesan Liturgies and concerts.
Are you a Ringer? Become part of the Cathedral Handbell Choir. Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings.
Lend your Voice. Share your singing skills with the Diocesan Choir for selected special services throughout the Liturgical Year.
Give us a Hand. Not a musician but want to share your other talents? Help us organize and host the Cathedral Concert Series. 
35th Anniversary of the Archdiocese of Arlington VA that took place at St. Thomas Moore Cathedral in Arlington VA on August 13th 2009.
The Music Ministries of the Cathedral of St. Thomas More serves the Cathedral Parish and the Diocese of Arlington, VA. Located minutes from the Nation's Capital, the Music Ministries also provides a free-to-the-public Concert Series featuring leading artists of sacred music.

"There is a profound and mysterious relationship between music and hope, between song and eternal life. It is no coincidence that Christian tradition shows the spirits of the blessed as they sing in chorus, captivated and enraprtured by the beauty of God." - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, 4/25/08.

Music Ministry News

2014 Easter Candy Sale
4/6 and 4/13/2014  in Burke Hall

We will have an assortment of candy for you to purchase and take with you after Mass on Sundays on April 6 and 13, 2013, Stop by and pick up your favorites while supplies last,

Spring, 2014 Flower Sale Is Underway

The Spring Flower Sale is now underway.  Place your order for summer blooms, fruits and herbs now through our FlowerPower fundraising site.  50% of your order is given to Cathedral Concerts to support our free to the public concert series!  The Spring campaign ends on 4/27/2014, so order today and beautify your garden.

Fr. Searby Reflections on Beauty

Fr. James Searby conducted a retreat for the Music Ministries at the San Damiano Spiritual Life Center in White Post, VA on March 23, 2014.  We recommend listening to his reflections on Beauty.