Cathedral of St.Thomas More

Music Ministries

Choirs - Cathedral Concerts - Diocesan Choir

3901 Cathedral Lane

Arlington, VA 22203

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 [email protected] 


For a photo tour of the Cathedral, click here.

2012-13 Concert Series Join Us for Our 41st Season!
Join us for a very special final concert of the season on April 26th.
Look for the 2013-2014 schedule in mid-summer.


Concert Celebrating the 25th Anniversary 

of the NPM Arlington Chapter
Featuring the St. Joseph Gospel Choir
Friday April 26, 2013, 8:00 PM
Formore information about the Concert Series, click here.

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. 
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 Benedict XVI, 4/25/08.

Music Ministry News

Support Our Easter 2013 Candy Sale. Get your scrumptious Sarris Candy at the Music Ministry table in Burke Hall after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 AM Masses on March 17th and 24th.
Plant Your 2013 Garden through STM! Our spring flower and bulb sale is now in full swing through April 26th. Check it out here.
Let Us Inspire You During Holy Week. Be sure to participate reverently and whole-heartedly throughout Holy Week.  The Cathedral Choir will sing at the 11:00 AM Mass on Palm Sunday, the Mass of the Last Supper on Holy Thursday at 7:30 PM, Good Friday Service at 3:00 PM, Easter Vigil at nightfall (7:30 PM) on Holy Saturday and for the Easter Sunday High Mass at 11:00 AM. 

75th Anniversary of the Cathedral. The year 2013 marks the 75th Anniversary of St. Thomas More Parish. Tocelebrate STM has planned several activities to inform and inspire, as well asappeal to all parishioners and friends of the Cathedral of St. Thomas More.Please join us in this yearlong celebration. For More Info visit: