Quench: Bishop Mary Glasspool to speak at NYU LGBTQ Center

Our newest Assisting Bishop in the Diocese of New York will be a guest speaker at the LGBTQ Center for a Quench lunch on Tuesday, December 6!  Join us! Non-NYU students who would like to attend, please contact Chaplain Mary Cat or another NYU student to be signed in as a guest.

St. Nicholas Party Tonight!

Tonight! Saturday, December 3, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Young Adults active in congregations around NYC gather each year for a festive evening of social engagement and generosity. In the spirit of St. Nick we ask for cash donations at the door at any level that will go to directly post-hurricane Matthew recovery and rebuilding work in…

F this S Advent Devotional

Harsh language warning.  Harsh reality. It’s a tough world, and it has been a tough year.  This Advent Devotional does not pull any punches, including holding back on language that expresses, truly, how they are feeling. From the author, “As this devotion starts, I am weary, wanting now to keep that anger and rage at…

Risk stopping mid-stride

I read an amazing story this week about two young women, running in a race.  The race had meaning.  It was the last race of the season, the last chance to qualify for the state level competition.  The last race of a senior in high school with her team and her legacy on the line….

1 Advent 2016

The new church year begins today with the season of Advent. We are invited to step back, to put ourselves into a place of waiting, of hoping, of looking forward to a fulfillment of hope.  It is not our first time experiencing an advent, a time of waiting and preparation.  So here we are again,…

Ordinations at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 10:30 a.m.

The Diocese will gather on Saturday, March 5, incense will waft in the air, and the Holy Spirit will be called upon today as soon to be graduates from seminary are ordained to the Transitional Diaconate.  This group of ordinands, God willing and the people consenting, will be ordained to the priesthood in September, but…

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of a 40 day season in the Church year called Lent.  Christians are called to a season of repentance, fasting, prayer and study of scripture, and charitable giving as a means of preparing for the great feast and celebration of Easter Day. Followers are marked on their foreheads, the traditional place…

Lenten Backdrop

Sometimes it is difficult to know where to begin to make space for God in our lives.  But it can be as simple as putting a reminder in a place you find yourself looking all the time – the lock screen on your phone, your computer backdrop, a post it on the mirror where you brush…

Episcopal Relief and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world. Hearing God’s call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the dignity of every human being, Episcopal Relief & Development serves to bring together the generosity of Episcopalians and others with the needs of…

Lenten Lunches, Wednesdays at Noon

Stop in for time of prayer, silence, reflection and a warm lunch, for here or to go, on Wednesdays at noon in the season of Lent at Church of the Ascension (5th Avenue and 10th Street).  

To be the Hen – 2 Lent

A sermon delivered by The Rev. Mary Cat Young 2/21/16 St. John’s Episcopal Church, Tuckahoe New York To choose to be the Hen. There is a logic problem that you may have heard about the fox, the hen and the bag of feed.  There is one boat and a ferryman, and all three of these…