Holyrood Church 715 West 179 Street, Upper West side Manhattan, USA, 212-923-3770 holyroodsantacruznyc@gmail.com

Holyrood Church is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt congregation of the Diocese of New York which is part of the Episcopal Church and the world Anglican Communion. The Holyrood Church (Holyrood means “Holy Crucifix” or “Holy Cross”) was founded as a Protestant Episcopal congregation in 1893 by Rev. William Oliver Embury, who was chaplain of The House of Refuge for Problem Girls and was operated by the Sisters of St. Mary in Inwood Hill Park. In 1895, a country-style church with a tower designed by R.D. Chandler and built on upper Broadway at what is now 181st Street.

On November 16, 1901, the...

Morning Prayer

Daily meditations to have a continuous relationship with God

The Red Corner of Fr. Luis

    Good morning, happy Tuesday, and blessings.   In Mark ‪12:13-17‬ Jesus taught a simple solution to convoluted criticisms thrown at Christians. Instead of getting bogged down in futile, endless arguments, why not implement His Formula which works so effectively! Stay...
Published: 02/06/2020 - 11:45
    Good morning, happy Monday, and blessings.   The story of God's work among people is a story of hard work, followed by disappointment. God is like a man, or a woman, who prepares carefully, planting a vineyard, putting a hedge around it, digging the wine vat,...
Published: 01/06/2020 - 10:15
Good morning happy Saturday and blessings.   Today's Gospel reading, John 21: 20-25, confronts me with this question: How will you maintain your focus in Jesus discipleship in the face of discouragement? All of us deal with discouragement in one form or another, throughout our lives. “...
Published: 30/05/2020 - 19:00

Ministry at the time of Coronavirus (Covid 19): Prevent, cure and accompany

Now we have to shape what some have started calling; The Church at Home. Although I keep asking myself; What do those who do not have a home do? For this reason, at the same time, I am declaring today in our Holyrood Church a Lenten day of prayer, fasting and reading the Bible in the Time of the Coronavirus.


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