Holyrood Church 715 West 179 Street, Upper West side Manhattan, USA, 212-923-3770 mzepeda@holyroodsantacruz.org

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

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.

The Red Corner of Fr. Luis

Good morning, happy Friday and blessings. I remind you that ‪this Sunday‬, Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins. We call Holy Week to everything that happens within Palm Sunday until Easter Sunday. Although we know that every week is holy, it is the most intense liturgical moment of the whole year. The...
Published: 03/04/2020 - 22:00
Good morning, happy Thursday and blessings.   Jonah, in the Hebrew Bible is a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the 8th century BCE. He is the central figure of the Book of Jonah, in which he is called upon by God to travel to Nineveh and warn its residents of impending...
Published: 02/04/2020 - 23:15
Good morning, happy Wednesday and blessings. The reflection for today is in the Gospel of Saint John 8: 31-42 where Jesus challenges his followers to become not disciples, but rather true disciples. Now what does it mean to "be truly a disciple of Jesus"? The word "truly" means "really" - "...
Published: 01/04/2020 - 15:30


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