Saturday, 7:30 pm: Catholic University Singers and Chamber Choir, with conductor Leo Nestor. Works range from the Renaissance to contemporary. St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Free-will offering. 202-587-5141.
Sunday, 10 a.m.:
Michael Bolden, managing director of Bolden Strategic Partners, digital media consultants, discusses the Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James, considered one of the three great pilgrimages of Christianity. Bolden, a former Washington Post editor, began his solitary walk at St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port, in the foothills of the French Pyrenees, and reached the Plaza del Obradoiro, near the Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, final resting place of Saint James the Greater, apostle of Jesus, 35 days and 500 miles later. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766 or
Sunday, 3 p.m.: Pastor Stephen L. Wright Sr. celebrates his 14th anniversary at First Baptist Church. A program of dynamic preaching by guest pastor Wesley Dobbs of Morningstar Baptist Church in Fairmont, W.V., and the singing of God’s word. First Baptist Church, 5018 Lakeland Rd., College Park. Free-will offering. 301-474-3995.
Sunday, 5:15 p.m.: Classical organist Christopher Dekker performs works by David German, Cesar Franck, Alec Rowley, J. S. Bach, Jean Langlais and Louis Vierne. Washington National Cathedral, Great Choir, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Suggested donation, $10. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Tuesday, 12:10 p.m.: Classical organist Angela Kraft Cross performs works by J.S. Bach, Schumann, Liszt, Vierne and Widor and her own “House of Love.” Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. Suggested donation, $10. 202-347-2635, Ext. 20.
Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.: Cathedral tour and tea. Docents lead an hour-long tour, “Women in Glass and Stone,” of the building’s Gothic architecture and art. A traditional English tea follows. Washington National Cathedral, West End Docent Station, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $30. 202-537-5581 or www.allhallowsguild.org/what/tourtea_about.html.
Wednesday, 12:10-12:45 p.m.: Alvy Powell, bass-baritone and renowned Gershwin interpreter. performs. 12:10-12:45 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766.
Thursday, 4:30 p.m.: Catholic University’s School of Theology and Religious Studies presents the 26th annual Johannes Quasten Medal of Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies to the Rev. Brian E. Daley, S. J., Catherine F. Huisking professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame. Daley received the 2012 Ratzinger Prize in Theology from Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony in Rome in October. Daley will lecture on “Logos as Reason and Logos Incarnate: Philosophy, Theology and the Voices of Tradition in the Early Church.” Catholic University, Caldwell Hall Auditorium, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Free. 202-319-5683.