Canterbury Downtown

Advent with Canterbury Downtown

  This past Sunday marked the official start of Advent, a month-long season of the liturgical year (fun fact: it also marks the beginning of the liturgical calendar, despite being celebrated at the end of the year). Advent is the time in which we prepare for the nativity of Jesus, which we celebrate with great […]

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 […]

One of the lucky ones…

Sunday, September 6, 2015 Sermon preached by The Rev. Mary Catherine Young Grace Church Proper 18, Year B, RCL I’m one of the lucky ones. I have the pleasure of being employed to do work I love. The work I love is being a priest and a chaplain to the God’s people in this particular […]

Upcoming Musical Events

Upcoming Musical Events It’s December, which means that we can finally, officially listen to Christmas music all the time without feeling guilty about it. Here are some concerts occurring at Grace Church during this Advent season: Friday, December 5th; 8:00PM and Saturday, December 6th; 3:00PM: The Choral Society’s Annual Holiday Concerts.* Sunday, December 7th; 4:00PM: […]

Making Advent Wreaths

Canterbury Downtown WILL take place this coming Sunday, November 30th. As this day marks the beginning of Advent, students will have the option of making wreaths with other Grace Church parishoners after the 6:00PM service. The materials for the wreaths will be free for Canterbury students, but please let Anne Marie know that you are […]

Help Rebuild Staten Island

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy, and yet thousands of homes on Staten Island are still in disrepair. Grace Church will be sending teams there Saturdays December 13th, January 10th, and February 14th. There will be work available for all skill levels, and these teams really will make a noticeable difference. Check out […]

Welcome Dorothy Sue!

Chaplain Mary Cat Young is pleased to announce the birth of her first child, Dorothy Sue Young. She was born on Sunday, September 14th at 8:31AM. On behalf of Canterbury Downtown, congratulations to Mary Cat and her husband, Chad, and we wish you the very best of luck! Mary Cat is now on maternity leave. […]

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