Lent Madness 2016

Interested in learning about amazing people, dedicated to the call to be God’s people in the world, no matter what challenges they faced? Wondering which Saints are more popular in the eyes of contemporary audiences?  Watch from a distance, or jump right in with your vote!  If you like basketball-bracket style competition, and the Saints,…

Lenten lunch and Veritas forum follow up 

If you attended the recent Veritas forum at NYU and even if you didn’t, continue and join the conversation today over lunch with chaplains and students.  Lunch will be simple and free. Conversation will be complex and captivating.  G-CASL-238 Thompson, 4th floor.  Prayer for guidance and wisdom Direct us, O Lord, in all our doings…

A deacon was made today

Hank Tuell is a third year student at General Theological Seminary, located in Chelsea.  He serves as an assistant chaplain to Canterbury Downtown and is active as a minister to NYU students through the LGBTQ Center and MuCh, the Muslim Christian dialogue group on campus. Today the Bishop of Montana ordained him as a deacon…

Praying in Color

Praying in Color is a prayer practice that has. Come popularized recently. Below is a Lenten praying in color sheet with a block for each day of the season of Lent. Learn more and practice praying in color with tips from the website below.  Here is the source! And some tips on praying in color…

Sundays with Canterbury Downtown

Sundays are considered mini-Easters, and are not counted in the 40 days of Lent – which is why if you count the days between Ash Wednesday and Easter morning you come up with 46 days!  Sundays are the time when Canterbury Downtown students gather for worship and fellowship at Grace Church for Holy Eucharist at…

Building hope

Many of you may have heard of or worked with Habitat for Humanity. This Christian nonprofit organization works with families and community partners to build stronger, healthier and affordable homes in communities across the country and around the world. Today Grace Church (located at Broadway and 10th Street) is working on a home in Queens….

Abide with me

For me, the season of Lent is a lot about abidance. We endure in our Lenten disciplines, and reflect on God’s enduring love for us even in our brokenness, even in a chaotic world. One of my favorite hymns is “Abide with Me”: Swift to close its ebbs out life’s little day; earth’s joys grow…

Reflecting love

During the season of Lent student voices will populate this blog daily with an invitation to you to pray together.                                                                                                                                  Sometimes preparing my heart can be the most crucial aspect of my prayer. If I’m not focused in prayer, the words are just word because I’m not thinking about what I’m saying. This is…