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
Has Concluded!

Watch here for announcement of the schedule for our 44th season in late June. 

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 Candy and Flower Sales
Thank You!

Cathedral Concerts would like to thank everyone who support our Easter Candy Sale and our Spring Flower Sale.  Look for announcements here about our fall 2014 fundraisers:

  • Bake Sale
  • Fall Flower Sale
  • Christmas Candy Sale

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.