June 18, 2022 - 5:59 PM
Father's Day at the Cathedral: A Close Look at the Fatherhood Window
0 CommentsHappy Father's Day from the Cathedral!
April 3, 2021 - 12:06 PM
Lenten Pilgrimage, Episode 5: Cathedral Community
April 1, 2021 - 1:56 PM
Lenten Pilgrimage, Episode 4: Maundy Thursday
March 29, 2021 - 11:18 AM
Lent Pilgrimage, Episode 3: Palms & Pilgrimage
March 26, 2021 - 1:26 PM
Lenten Pilgrimage, Episode 2: Miracles & Ministries
March 18, 2021 - 5:50 PM
Lenten Pilgrimage, Episode 1: The Liturgical Year
0 CommentsJoin us for a series of videos from now through Easter as we explore the meaning and traditions of the Lenten season.
February 22, 2021 - 1:29 PM
Who Are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?
February 13, 2021 - 12:15 PM
Museum from Home: Labors of Love
By Ashley Frenkel and David Rigano - 0 Comments
December 29, 2020 - 2:41 PM
Museum from Home: Drink of Me Fondly
By Ashley Frenkel and David Rigano - 0 CommentsWelcome to our final food blog of the year! We invite you to explore the Chapels of the Tongues with us but this time in a decidedly more liquid fashion – Festive Holiday Drinks!
December 15, 2020 - 2:10 PM
Gotham Gothic: An Appreciation of Ralph Adams Cram
0 CommentsIn 1916, Ralph Adams Cram faced the task of completing the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Barely a third of the cathedral had been built since its cornerstone had been laid a quarter-century before. This is the story of how he met this daunting challenge and succeeded in creating New York’s most majestic interior.
November 23, 2020 - 3:21 PM
#MuseumFromHome: Easy (and Tasty) as Pie
By Ashley Frenkel and David Rigano - 0 CommentsFor those of you who have been following our culinary chapel tours, you know that our seven chapels are each dedicated to a different immigrant group that was coming into the United States at the time the east end of the Cathedral was being built. Read on for an online culinary tour of the Chapels of the Tongues!
October 27, 2020 - 4:55 PM
Museum From Home: Trick-or-Treating Through the Chapels
By Ashley Frenkel and David Rigano - 0 CommentsThe Chapels of the Tongues at the Cathedral are so named since each was dedicated to a different immigrant group that was coming to New York at the turn of the last century when the Cathedral was being constructed. Read on to find out about the best candies (and even a few Halloween traditions) from each culture represented.
October 13, 2020 - 11:01 AM
Museum From Home: Chapel of St. Ambrose
0 CommentsThe Chapel of St. Ambrose is a small, but unique space in the Cathedral with a rich architectural and decorative history. One of the seven smaller intimate Chapels located in the East end of the Cathedral, the Chapel of St. Ambrose is the only one executed in the Neo-Renaissance style. Join Cathedral educator Nancy Tramontana on an in-depth tour of this beautiful little area.
October 5, 2020 - 3:54 PM
Museum From Home: Chapel of St. James
0 CommentsSince its construction, the Cathedral has looked outward to embrace people from around the world. Because the Chapel of St. James is dedicated to the people of Spain, in its windows you will find tributes to that nation's remarkable history. Cathedral educator Bill Ambler dives deeper in this #MuseumFromHome
September 25, 2020 - 2:35 PM
Museum From Home: Chapels as Pancakes
By Ashley Frenkel and David Rigano - 1 CommentTo celebrate #NationalPancakeDay, Cathedral educators David and Ashley take us on a tour of the Chapels of the Tongues through the pancakes native to each nationality the chapels are dedicated to, including the Spanish tortilla espanola for the Chapel of St. James.
September 22, 2020 - 3:37 PM
Museum From Home: The Cathedral in Context
0 CommentsThis self-guided tour features highlights of a popular two-hour guided tour offered by the Cathedral of St. John the Divine called “The Cathedral in Context.” It showcases some of the architectural gems and interesting historical facts found near the Cathedral.
August 19, 2020 - 2:57 PM
#MuseumFromHome: Christian Icons
By Gary Gelfenbein - 0 CommentsMany who visited the Cathedral in 2019 were captivated by Our Lady, Mother of Ferguson and All Those Killed by Gun Violence, an icon written by Mark Dukes. Christian iconography has a rich ancestry that spans centuries, writes Cathedral volunteer guide Gary Gelfenbein, but icons can also comment on our present and inform our future.
August 13, 2020 - 1:37 PM
#MuseumFromHome: Who is St. John the Divine?
2 CommentsSenior Guide Tom Fedorek tackles another one of the most asked questions at the Cathedral: Who is St. John the Divine?
August 7, 2020 - 12:14 PM
#MuseumFromHome: Chapels as Donuts
By David Rigano - 4 CommentsLike many of us during the coronavirus pandemic, David Rigano, a Cathedral Visitor Services Associate, took a deep-dive into baking, which ended with him eating his way through the connections between the Cathedral’s Chapels of the Tongues and fried pastries in this #MuseumFromHome
July 22, 2020 - 4:45 PM
#MuseumFromHome: Celebrating the ADA at 30
1 CommentA stained glass window in the Cathedral's All Souls Bay includes a figure in a wheelchair in honor of the House of the Holy Comforter. Begun in 1897 by an Episcopal nun, the House of the Holy Comforter, a nursing home begun in 1897 by an Episcopal nun that was the only free nursing home in New York City at that time.