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Those interested in learning about Christian meditation are invited to attend "Praying Through Scripture," being led by the Rev. James G. Callaway Jr. and Edward Bednar on February 23 and March 2 at 10 am in the Seminar Room.

The course will focus on the Lectio Divina, or sacred reading, and draw on the Sunday Eucharistic readings and an entry into meditation. It will conclude on March 8 with a Quiet Day Contemplative Prayer retreat, being held from 10 am until 4pm in the 2nd floor

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by Maria Luisa Torres

When Mother Angela Boatright arrived in Spring Valley, New York just over a year ago, men of all ages and nationalities were standing side by side along roads and highways throughout town – from dawn until dusk, no matter how frigid the weather.

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By Maria Luisa Torres

Two prominent Episcopal priests will address the timely topics of anxiety and fear as the featured speakers of this year’s Lenten preaching series at Trinity Church.

The six-sermon series will be presented at Trinity every Wednesday from March 12 through April 16 at 12:05 pm.

The Rev. Barbara Crafton will launch the series with three sermons on the theme: “Living Through a Time of Fear.” She is the author of several published

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Ash Wednesday will be observed on March 5 this year, beginning the Lenten season of spiritual reflection, conversion and renewal leading to Easter Day.

This year the parish will offer the Eucharist four times during the day on Ash Wednesday and, in keeping with its annual tradition, will also offer the Imposition of Ashes all day – from 7 am until 6:30 pm at Trinity Church, from 8 am until 6 pm at St. Paul’s Chapel, and during all four services.

Trinity Church will host the

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The appearance of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, at this year’s conference of Trinity Institute – his first visit to New York since he was caught up in the chaos of lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001 – will be webcast internationally.

Archbishop Williams, who was booked to speak at the conference while still Archbishop of Wales, has confirmed his commitment to speak on the conference topic, “Shaping Holy Lives: Benedictine Spirituality in the

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By Ed Stannard

Two competing

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One of Trinity's "Concerts at 1" is being featured this year in the series of New York musical performances leading up to the 45th annual Grammy Awards, which take place on February 23 at Madison Square Garden.

The New York Scandia Symphony's concert at Trinity Church on Thursday February 20 has been included in Grammy Fest, a month-long series of performances intended to showcase the vitality, quality and diversity of the New York cultural community.

The Trinity Concerts

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Trinity has hosted many religious, political and civic leaders in its pulpit at high-profile services and public events over the years, but members of the Parish staff were treated to a smaller, more intimate gathering recently when one of the country’s top television news personalities came to share her story. Maria Luisa Torres reports.

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By Maria Luisa Torres

Read Dr. Battle's sermon.

"Are you going to heaven?"

The Rev. Dr. Michael Battle of Duke University shared this question with parishioners of Trinity Church at 9 am and 11:15 am services on Sunday,
January 19 during his guest sermon commemorating the life and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The following statement by the Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard, vicar of the Parish of Trinity Church, addressed the New York City Council Select Committee on Lower Manhattan Redevelopment on Janurary 24, 2003.

Good afternoon, Members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to address this body as you consider the future of Lower Manhattan.

Trinity Parish has been an integral part of Lower Manhattan since 1697. This is our neighborhood, served by Trinity Church

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