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Grantee Spotlight: City University of New York (CUNY)

June 6, 2023

Since 2019, Trinity has supported and accelerated a network of CUNY programs and initiatives that provide mentorship and support services developed specifically for students whose lives have been impacted by the criminal legal system and engage in research and advocacy around rights historically denied to justice-involved people.

Engraving of Robert Fulton; New York Public Library

Robert Fulton: More than the Steamboat

June 2, 2023 | By James Melchiorre

Robert Fulton, an engineer, technologist, and businessman known for his commercial steamboat business, is one of the famous persons whose final resting place is the Trinity Churchyard.

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The Mindful Practice of Birdwatching

June 2, 2023 | By Lisa Jaycox

Spending time at the Trinity Retreat Center for a birdwatching retreat, with our eyes, binoculars, and Merlin apps fixated on the skies above, bird songs and questions swirled: What do birds tell us about the world? How many species will we spot? What can we learn?

An arrangement of bright yellow and orange flowers in front of the Astor reredos in Trinity Church

Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Enhancing the Sacredness of Everyone

June 1, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education

What matters about the Trinity is that God is a relationship. God is a relationship within Godself: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (or Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer). Just as God is relational within Godself, we are called to be in loving relationship with God and one another.

Phiippine Madrigal Singers

The Philippine Madrigal Singers at St. Paul's Chapel

May 28, 2023 | By Jim Melchiorre

The Philippine Madrigal Singers will perform at St. Paul's Chapel on May 30, 2023. Get a preview of the event from Leo Paolo Leal, manager of the ensemble, and Enrico Lagasca of The Choir of Trinity Wall Street.

A close-up photo of vividly green leaves in bright sunshine in Trinity churchyard in late spring

Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Our Shared Spiritual Memory

May 25, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education

Perhaps our shared spiritual memory is what endures beyond death. The evidence that was both indescribable in human terms and undeniably real was the presence of the inexhaustible Holy Spirit which transcended all barriers and boundaries, including time, place, language, and human condition, and continues to animate the breath, voice, and body of Christ, the Church.

A child smiles as they perch on the edge of a keyboard in Trinity Church

3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Pentecost

May 25, 2023 | By Faith Formation & Education

This Sunday is Pentecost, which is celebrated 50 days after Easter every year. The story of the events of the day is just as dramatic as the accounts of the nativity and the resurrection.

Panelists from the May 11, 2023 Mental Health Symposium address audience members in Parish Hall.

Combatting the Diseases of Despair

May 22, 2023 | By Jessica Athens

On May 11, 2023—the same day the federal government declared an end to the COVID-19 public health emergency—Trinity Church Wall Street hosted its third symposium on mental health, “Intersections Between Spirituality and Mental Health.”