Canterbury Downtown

Welcome Week 2016

High 5 y’all! Today, August 1, 2016, marks my five year anniversary as Chaplain serving Canterbury Downtown!  It is an honor to be a companion to each of you as you walk through this season of life!  Many thanks to the Diocese of New York and Grace Church and to you students who find community with one […]

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 […]

In Search of the Sacred in Our Students

On November 23rd, our own Reverend Mark Hummell will be leading a Sunday Forum entitled In Search of the Sacred in Our Students, at 10AM at Grace Church. Here, he will discuss the importance of combining academia and the church, as well as his personal experience as a minister in NYU Abu Dhabi. After the […]

The Chaplain is expecting!

Chaplain Mary Cat’s maternity leave updates and info The summer has been a restful and fruitful one as plans were being discerned and set in place to care for the Canterbury Downtown community and ministry while Chaplain Mary Cat and husband Chad prepare to welcome their first child to the Young Family in late September! […]

Celebrate the Saints with Canterbury Downtown

With All Hallow’s Eve comes… All Saints! How will you choose your Halloween costume?  Do you create one from your imagination, use what’s in your closet to scrape by, buy or rent the most outrageous think you can get your hands on?  What about commemorating a Saint? Halloween exists as a result of preparing for […]

Meet the Chaplain during Welcome Week at NYU!

  Sunday, August 25: Move in day — Chaplain Mary Cat Young will be found at the Center For Spiritual Life table in the E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor Kimmel 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 6 p.m. Holy Eucharist at Grace Church Tuesday, August 27: Chaplain Panel on Spiritual Life Resources, 5  p.m. Drop-in, Center for […]

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