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by Jim Melchiorre
I grew up attending Catholic schools operated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. With her blue-collar background in an Italian-Irish neighborhood dominated by immigrant-influenced Catholicism, my mother would have considered it almost sinful to send her kids to public school.
As an adult, myRead more
Trinity’s Pie Club meets every month to bake pies to share with the each other and those in need in the community. This recipe was a favorite in 2013.
2 ½ pounds pears (Bosc or Bartlett), peeled, cored, and sliced ¼ inch thick
1 apple, peeled andRead more
Trinity Wall Street is an Episcopal parish that has been a part of New York City since 1697. Located on Broadway at the head of Wall Street, Trinity stands as a symbol of spiritual values in the midst of downtown’s thriving financial district and residential community. It is deeply rooted in the city’s and the nation’s history.
Established during the British occupation of New York and recognized by royal charter, Trinity was the first Anglican Church (whichRead more
Every year, Trinity’s Faith In Action department gives more than $3 million in grants to organizations around the world. Here are some highlights from 2013.
1 The construction of the Faith Centre was completed in the Province of the Anglican Church in Burundi, the first major sustainability project funded by a Trinity grant. The centre includes a cybercafe, restaurant, and conference facility, which willRead more
If you watch the webcast of Trinity Wall Street’s worship service on Sunday, be on the lookout for a lot of lighted candles. Everyone walking in the procession at the start of the 11:15am service will carry them, to mark Candlemas Day.
Candlemas is a holiday dating back almost seventeen centuries which recalls the infant Jesus’ first visit to the temple in Jerusalem (Luke 2: 22-38). In that account, the elderly prophet SimeonRead more
Our friends and partners from the St. John's Cathedral in Hong Kong send Lunar New Year greetings to the Trinity Wall Street community. St. John’s Cathedral and its dean, the Very Rev. Canon Matthias Der, are part of an international organization of rectors and deans, who have worked together for almost a decade. The group includes congregations in Hong Kong, Sydney, Wellington, Cape Town, Toronto, and London, along with Trinity Wall Street in New York. All seven are long-Read more
Episcopal Churches in New Jersey are using the Super Bowl to raise awareness of sex trafficking, reports Episcopal News Service.
The Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark, addressed the issue in an op-ed in the Newark Star-Ledger.
“The State DepartmentRead more
They departed from New York with the wind chill at ten below, and landed less than five hours later in 92-degree heat. Ten members of a Mission and Service Engagement team from Trinity Wall Street, including Mike Hogan, whose blog appears on this page, are in Panama this week. They’re renewing a partnership that dates from 2010. Four previous journeys have strengthened the ties between TrinityRead more