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Today is Fair Trade Day, a holiday which honors the movement to fairly pay laborers and engage in trade that is equitable for all workers an…

Today is Fair Trade Day, a holiday which honors the movement to fairly pay laborers and engage in trade that is equitable for all workers and consumers — and nice to the planet! Let’s vow to be more conscious of the products, goods, and food we consume and learn more about where these services come from. Here at the Cathedral, we believe in supporting artisans, local and women-owned>>>

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Got plans today? There are two outdoor spotlight tours scheduled for this afternoon! Join Senior Cathedral Guide, Tom Fedorek, at 12pm or 3p…

Got plans today? There are two outdoor spotlight tours scheduled for this afternoon! Join Senior Cathedral Guide, Tom Fedorek, at 12pm or 3pm for a guided spotlight tour of the West Front facade. The West Front is the architectural equivalent of an overture, an exposition of the themes developed within the main body of the Cathedral. This tour introduces the interplay of modern and medieval>>>

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What are you doing this Saturday? Why not spend some time at the Cathedral on an in-person Spotlight Tour of West Front Facade! The West Fro…

What are you doing this Saturday? Why not spend some time at the Cathedral on an in-person Spotlight Tour of West Front Facade! The West Front is the architectural equivalent of an overture, an exposition of the themes developed within the main body of the Cathedral. This tour introduces the interplay of modern and medieval motifs in the sculpture of John Angel and Simon Verity. Led by Senior>>>

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This Sunday, join a Cathedral educator and fellow art enthusiasts for a guided tour of the Gardens and Grounds on the Close of the Cathedral…

This Sunday, join a Cathedral educator and fellow art enthusiasts for a guided tour of the Gardens and Grounds on the Close of the Cathedral. Learn about the history of the different buildings on the Cathedral Close, and safely join other enthusiasts for an outdoor tour of the Cathedral’s 11-acre campus. You may even catch a glimpse of our celebrity peacocks! Sunday, May 9 at 2pm. Rain or>>>

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It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and we have so many wonderful people on the Close to thank: the teachers of The Cathedral School, the educat…

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and we have so many wonderful people on the Close to thank: the teachers of The Cathedral School, the educators and guides of our Public Education team, and of course theSee More fabulous ACT staff who work year-round to uplift and nurture the young people in their care. To all of them–and to all of the teachers out there–our most heartfelt thanks>>>

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Join Mia Michelson-Bartlett, RYT-200 and the Manager of Visitor Services at the Cathedral, for another relaxing installment of Body and Soul…

Join Mia Michelson-Bartlett, RYT-200 and the Manager of Visitor Services at the Cathedral, for another relaxing installment of Body and Soul: Yoga from the Cathedral. Take part in 60 minutes of virtual yoga and mindfulness meditation, recorded from inside the Cathedral’s grand architecture. This practice uses movement and breath to quiet the mind and connect with something beyond ourselves>>>

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Tuesdays at 6 returns tonight, April 13! In a preview of this tonight’s concert,…

Tuesdays at 6 returns tonight, April 13! In a preview of this tonight’s concert, David Briggs plays “Les rameaux” (The Palms), by his teacher Jean Langlais (1907–1991). The brilliant flourishes of the opening depict the excitement of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Rounding out the program on Tuesday will be a mighty Prelude and Fugue by J. S. Bach and two of>>>

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We are so excited to welcome back NYC Health + Hospitals for another 2 weeks of …

We are so excited to welcome back NYC Health + Hospitals for another 2 weeks of free COVID-19 testing. Testing is walk-in only, no insurance required, regardless of immigration status. Trained staff will help you administer a self-swap PCR test. Results emailed in under 72 hours. Stop by anytime to get tested, and help stop the spread. Testing held 4/12-4/25.by stjohndivinenyc

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Tonight at 6! Virtually climb over 124 feet to the top of the world’s largest go…

Tonight at 6! Virtually climb over 124 feet to the top of the world’s largest gothic cathedral. Join Cathedral educators for an adventurous Virtual Vertical Tour to learn the stories and history of our stained glass windows and spiral staircases. Using high-quality video footage and photography, this virtual tour will excite any fan of art and architecture. Tickets and more info:>>>

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Tomorrow evening, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases to the top of the world’s largest cathedral. Using high-quali…

Tomorrow evening, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases to the top of the world’s largest cathedral. Using high-quality video footage, our educators will “walk” you through stories of the stained glass and sculpture and study the grand architecture of the Cathedral. This adventurous virtual tour is one of our most popular events, and will thrill any lover of art and>>>

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Tomorrow evening, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases t…

Tomorrow evening, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases to the top of the world’s largest cathedral. Using high-quality video footage, our educators will “walk” you through stories of the stained glass and sculpture and study the grand architecture of the Cathedral. This adventurous virtual tour is one of our most popular events, and will thrill any lover of art and>>>

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Thanks again to all of our wonderful community members who made this year’s Holy…

Thanks again to all of our wonderful community members who made this year’s Holy Week and Easter Sunday so memorable. While we’re still feeling the holiday spirit, we’d like to share with you the last verse of the hymn “Come ye faithful, raise the strain,” performed with the Cathedral Choir, Ensemble 1047, Bryan Zaros conducting, and Sam Kuffuor-Afriyie at the organ. The descant and>>>

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Cathedral Community Cares had a stellar Easter Sunday. We are so grateful to all…

Cathedral Community Cares had a stellar Easter Sunday. We are so grateful to all the volunteers who came out from New York Cares to help us make it a fantastic day for our clients. The kitchen and closet was in full effect starting at 7am, cutting, chopping, and prepping the week’s interview clothing. CCC would like to give a special round of thanks to Community Affairs Officers Atkins and Smith>>>

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We are still accepting applications for our free, 6-week short fiction writing w…

We are still accepting applications for our free, 6-week short fiction writing workshop! This course will provide students with a productive space to collectively write and edit a cohesive work of fiction. Whether you have a finished story you’d like to have workshopped in a safe, supportive environment or are a first-time fiction writer, this course will provide a clear format to create short>>>

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Happy Easter to all celebrating! The Textile Conservation Lab at the Cathedral i…

Happy Easter to all celebrating! The Textile Conservation Lab at the Cathedral is in the process of cleaning and conserving the finale dress worn by Judy Garland in Irving Berlin’s Easter Parade (1948). Owned by collector Scott Hedley, the ivory dress arrived with deep stains and several weak spots of wear in the shoulders after years of upright display. Over the last few months, the>>>

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Monday, April 5th from 10a – 1p, Dr. Karen Thornton and her team will return to …

Monday, April 5th from 10a – 1p, Dr. Karen Thornton and her team will return to the Cathedral to provide free COVID-19 testing to our community members! We are so grateful to Doctors at the Ready for providing this vital service outside of the Cathedral. All are welcome to come and get tested. Van will be parked on Amsterdam Ave.by stjohndivinenyc

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From all of us at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, we wish you a Happy East…

From all of us at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, we wish you a Happy Easter. Thank you for spending your Holy Week with us on our live streamed services, on our front steps, or in spirit. This unusual Lenten season has been filled with so much love and compassion thanks to our wonderful community members. “We can grow stronger in faith as trust in the promises of Jesus’ resurrection>>>

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Now up on the Cathedral blog: Conserving an Agnus Dei panel with the Textile Con…

Now up on the Cathedral blog: Conserving an Agnus Dei panel with the Textile Conservation Lab “Agnus Dei” – Lamb of God – is one of the titles given to Jesus in Christian tradition. It refers to Jesus’ role as a sacrificial lamb atoning for the sins of man in Christian theology. In Christian iconography since the Middle Ages, an Agnus Dei is usually depicted holding a standard>>>

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Holy Week at the Cathedral continues tomorrow evening with a livestreamed Maundy…

Holy Week at the Cathedral continues tomorrow evening with a livestreamed Maundy Thursday service! All of our Holy Week services will be streamed live to our Facebook, website, and YouTube this year. And all are welcome to join us on the front steps of the Cathedral on Good Friday to partake in the veneration of the Cross at the conclusion of the livestreamed service. For more info:>>>

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We are so excited for the opportunity to virtually host a Fiction Writing Worksh…

We are so excited for the opportunity to virtually host a Fiction Writing Workshop with published short story author, Horatio Potter. This free 6-week course will provide students with a productive space to collectively write and edit a cohesive work of fiction. Whether you have a finished story you’d like to have workshopped in a safe, supportive environment or are a first-time fiction writer>>>

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Tuesdays at 6 is taking a brief hiatus to refresh, recharge, and rehearse! There…

Tuesdays at 6 is taking a brief hiatus to refresh, recharge, and rehearse! There will be no livestreamed performance tonight. The program will resume on Tuesday, April 13. In the meantime, Great Music in a Great Space: St. John Passion at St. John the Divine is now streaming! Tickets are available now to view this staple of the Cathedral’s music programming, and will be available to watch>>>

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Cathedral Community Cares has so many friends and neighbors to thank this month …

Cathedral Community Cares has so many friends and neighbors to thank this month for supporting the incredible work they do. This month especially, the Cathedral has been hard at work providing vital resources and social services to our Morningside Heights community — including COVID-19 testing and a designated Socks and Sneakers fundraiser. We could not have achieved any of the great>>>

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Today at 1 — Join the Dean of the Cathedral and Congressman Adriano Espaillat fo…

Today at 1 — Join the Dean of the Cathedral and Congressman Adriano Espaillat for a livestreamed discusission of immigration and criminal justice reform, the Biden Administration’s response to the pandemic, New York’s economic recovery and other issues facing our community in this month’s Cathedral Community Update.
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