New York City Sanctuaries

New York City has many beautiful churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples. In whichever way the spirit manifests, you are blessed.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Stations of the Cross

MIDTOWN EAST; Sunday Mass in Spanish; ~ Stations of the Cross: Wed & Fri, Mar 20 & 22, 27 & 29 ~ NYC’s iconic church is Irish Catholic. Stations of the Cross is a popular pre-Easter ritual

Shearith Israel is the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue

UPPER WEST SIDE, September 1654 ~ The first Jewish group arrived in New Amsterdam fleeing the Spanish Inquisition which had followed them to Recife in Dutch Brazil. They formed Shearith Israel, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, America’s first Jewish congregation.
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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

WEST VILLAGE ~ NYC’s oldest Spanish-language parish has daily masses in Spanish & English. That stretch of 14th St was once NYC’s Little Spain.

Trinity Church is old New York’s iconic church

Episcopal
75 Broadway at Wall St
Financial District, Manhattan

Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

Episcopal
1 West 53rd St
at Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan

West-Park Presbyterian Church

A Romanesque Revival church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side that is the home of Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery hosts dance, poetry, and community

Episcopal
131 East 10th St
at Second Ave
East Village, Manhattan

Temple Emanu-El is one of the world’s great Reform congregations

1 East 65th St at Fifth Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan