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

The Red Corner of Fr. Luis

Good morning, happy Saturday and blessings.  During the sermon tomorrow Sunday I will place greater emphasis on the call that Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew (‪4: 12-23‬) makes to his disciples to follow him. I will argue that when we look at the stories of how the disciples followed, and...
Publicado: 26/01/2020 - 07:30
Happy Friday and blessings.   Today I want to reflect in a reading from Psalm 119;169 that says: Let my cry come before you, O Lord; give me understanding according to your word. This scripture is a reminder that the devotional life in discipleship is a dynamic part of the relationship with...
Publicado: 24/01/2020 - 09:30
Happy Thursday and blessings.    Today I invite you to meditate with great sincerity on what it means to be a Christian person and hate our enemies. The Gospel of Matthews says (5:43-45): “You have heard that it was said, love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your...
Publicado: 24/01/2020 - 09:15


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