Honoring Matthew Shepard: Remember, Reflect, Resolve
2022 Washington National Cathedral Event
WNC 2018

Thursday, December 1, 2022 – St. Joseph’s Chapel

Each year on December 1st, Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation honor Matthew on his birthday. The full day of events included an opportunity to pay tribute to Matt by during a Morning Prayer Service, led by the Right Reverend V. Gene Robinson, IX Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire (retired).

Supporters also visited Matt’s final resting place, St. Joseph’s Chapel and joined us in-person for a special evening service, which included a dedication of a portrait of Matthew by artist Kelly Latimore and commissioned by LGBTQ members of the Cathedral staff. Watch the recorded services below.

Morning Prayer
Evening Service
2022 Cathedral Photos