Canterbury Downtown

This Sunday: Ascension Forum on Immigration

This Sunday, the Church of the Ascension will be hosting a forum on immigration, entitled “I am not the Mouth for these Ears.” The forum features a conversation with Marco Saavedra, a 27 year old undocumented writer and painter requesting political asylum in the United States. Marco came to the U.S. with his parents at […]

Save the Date: October Events

It’s official: October has arrived, and that means lots of new events and opportunities with Canterbury Downtown! Check out our list of upcoming events below, and stay tuned for further details.   Saturday, October 7th, 12:00 PM Holy Eucharist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, benefitting victims of recent hurricanes   Sunday, October […]

Upcoming Event: Cathedral of St. John the Divine Halloween Extravaganza

Join Chaplain Madeline for a spooktacular screening of The Phantom of the Opera (1925)- with live organ accompaniment- at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Following the movie is a live performance from Ralph Lee’s Mettawee River Theater Company! When? Friday, October 27th, 10:00-11:55 PM Where? The Cathedral of St. John the Divine: 1047 Amsterdam Ave, […]

Dinner With Our Neighbors at The Table

Next Sunday, we will be having dinner with our friends from The Table, a Lutheran student community in Lower Manhattan, and Pastor Becca Seely. You can read more about The Table here. We will be exploring what ritual means in our lives and faith, and making rosaries for Catholic seafarers who are often isolated and […]

CHOMP: Lunch and Conversation

  Monthly lunch and conversation about justice, our world and Christianity Whoever you are, whatever your faith background, or lack thereof, YOU ARE WELCOME AT THIS TABLE Come to EAT, LEARN, WRESTLE and be empowered to go out and act for justice in our world. Free lunch is provided for students 12 – 1 pm […]

Welcome back students, Welcome class of 2021!

  New to the school, new to the neighborhood, new to the semester, new to the Episcopal Church, new to your emerging identity – no matter who you are, or where you hail from, you are welcome here! This fall, discover Canterbury Downtown, an Episcopal campus ministry and all it has to offer you: Food! […]

Welcome Week 2017

The summer season has flown by around here as many students are off on adventures, summer jobs, visits home, etc.  And new students finally are getting their feet on the ground in New York City to start a new school, a new semester, a new chapter in their lives.  I am praying for and with […]

This is Canterbury Downtown

What are we about at Canterbury Downtown? We sing, pray, and grow in spiritual practice; We engage around the tough questions of faith, life and self in community; We act in response to need that surround us.   What do we do at Canterbury Downtown?  We gather weekly on Sundays @ 6 pm for Communion […]

Lutheran companions

Throughout 2017-2018 we’ll connect with our Lutheran companions from The Vine NYC for opportunities to grow in spiritual conversation and service learning collaborative projects. Plan to join Chaplain Mary Cat and Chaplain Becca for a monthly lunch and conversation check out chompnyu.org    

2016-2017 Wrap up

Note from Chaplain Mary Cat Y’all, Canterbury Downtown is an incredible community that I have the privilege to serve. Students gather here from around the country and around the world, wonderers, wanderers, new and old Episcopalians, new Christians, and friends who are companions on the journey! So many open hearts and minds, curious questions, willingness […]

Growing together in community and Christ