Trinity, Wall St., New York – Vicar attends Papal Welcome

News:  September 24, 2015


The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Rector of Trinity Church (TEC) Wall Street, will join other local clergy and representatives of various faiths in “A Witness to Peace: A Multi-Religious Gathering With Pope Francis” Friday morning at 11:30 inside Foundation Hall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The service will include meditations from several faith traditions, music, prayers, and a reflection by Pope Francis.

Earlier this week, when the Pope celebrated Mass in Washington, DC, a setting of “All Creatures of our God and King” by Julian Wachner, Trinity’s Director of Music and the Arts, was included in the liturgy.

You can watch the Pope’s visit with New York City religious leaders, including Dr. Lupfer, here.

Article Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015

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Trinity Church, in the heart of Manhattan’s Wall Street, New York, has a proud liturgical and musical tradition in the Episcopal Church of the United States of America. The new Rector, Doctor William Lupfer, has been invited to join a group of ecumenical clergy in this ‘Witness for Peace initiative’ which will join with other religious traditions in a multi-faith gathering that will be addressed by Pope Francis.  Oh to be a fly on the wall!

Father Ron Smith, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Retired Anglican priest, living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardent supporter of LGBT Community, and blogger on 'Thinking Anglicans UK' site. Theology: liberal, Anglo-Catholic & traditional. regarding each person as a unique expression of Christ, and therefore lovable.
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