The Rev. Canon Ralph Godsall, priest vicar of Westminster Abbey and visiting clergy at the Washington National Cathedral celebrates as he crosses the finish line during the National Cathedral Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: Andrew Harnik

The Rev. Canon Ralph Godsall, priest vicar of Westminster Abbey and visiting clergy at the Washington National Cathedral celebrates as he crosses the finish line during the National Cathedral Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)