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The Parish of Trinity Wall Street has called the Very Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, the Dean of the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, as its next Rector. Dr. Lupfer was named at the Vestry’s June 11 meeting.
Dr. Lupfer will succeed the Rev. Dr. James H. Cooper in February 2015 to become theRead more
Sister Adele Marie is the superior of the Society of Saint Margaret. The order is based in Duxbury, MA, though members of the order live and work at other sites, including Trinity’s Neal House. She visited Trinity in May.
Can you tell me about the Sisters of St. Margaret?
The Sisters of St. Margaret are a religious order that was founded in England in 1855. We came to the United States in 1873. TheRead more
The Rev. Jesse Zink, an Episcopal priest who grew up in the United States, traveled to far-flung and often remote dioceses and parishes of the Anglican Communion on five of the world’s seven continents. Zink documents his journey in a book called Backpacking through the Anglican Communion: A Search for Unity. Zink discussed his book with Trinity News editor Jim Melchiorre.
JM: What motivated you to make this journey?
JZ: One of my coreRead more
“Bring heaven right here! Every moment present in God’s presence,” Maya Angelou said at Trinity Institute in 1990. “I want to live under God’s generosity, which forgives and allows me to doubt and still try to believe. I want all the things heaven has for us—love, kindness, mercy, joy, fair play, loyalty, and more.”
Angelou, author and poet, passed away earlier today at the age of 86. She was known for her 1970 memoir I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, and fiveRead more
Photo by Leo Sorel
by Jim Melchiorre
Three members of the Anglican Church in Zimbabwe are spending a week in New York City as they complete a year as Trinity Transformational Fellows.
Margaret Chidzonga, Fredy Matonisa, and Martin Nyaundi represent three different dioceses in Zimbabwe. Trinity recognized them for their transformational work and provided funds to each for rest, renewal, and continuing education.
Martin Nyaundi lives in the DioceseRead more
Who better to celebrate 168 years of history than Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham?
On May 29, Meacham will preach at Trinity’s Ascension Day service. In addition to commemorating the day that the day Jesus rose into heaven according to the Book of Acts, Ascension Day marks the anniversary of the consecration of Trinity Church in 1846.
Meacham is aRead more
On Sunday, May 18, 36 members of the Trinity Wall Street community participated in the 29th annual AIDS WALK NY. This was the largest Trinity AIDS WALK NY team to date.
“This has been my dream for Trinity Wall Street,” said parishioner Al DiRaffaele, founder of the Trinity AIDS WALK NY team. “The ‘Remember to Love’ ribbons we had [for the tenth anniversary of September 11] mean a lot to me. That’s what it’s all about: remembering to love those that have passed, those that areRead more
The New York Times has reviewed Trinity: Near and Far, Now and Then, the new coffee-table book that chronicles more than three centuries of history of Trinity Church. Click here to read the review.Read more
Each year on May 16 the Episcopal Church calendar remembers and honors The Martyrs of Sudan, Christian leaders and lay people who suffered displacement, exile, or death during the war that has overrun their country over much of the past four decades.
In recent years, Trinity Wall Street has worked in partnership with Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul, the Primate of The Episcopal Church of Sudan, as he ministered to the churches inRead more
Matthew Lyon joined Trinity in 2012. Last autumn he ventured to London to serve with the Moot Community, located in the history Guild Church of St. Mary Aldermary. Active largely with Host Café, Lyon helps support a place where sitting to pray and sitting to sip a coffee can happen in the same moment, at the same moment. You can follow him on Twitter: @matthew_lyon_
A MOOT IS an ancient SaxonRead more