On Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7 pm, the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer (869 Lexington Ave., New York, NY) will host an evening of Lutheran–Catholic Prayer focused on the theme Music and Christian Unity.
Pastor Gregory Fryer of Immanuel Lutheran Church will speak on the topic “Music as Handmaid of Theology.” Fr. Innocent Smith, o.p. of the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena, will speak on the topic “Music as Instrument of Tradition.” Mr. James Wetzel, Organist and Director of Music at St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena will play organ pieces from the Lutheran and Catholic traditions by Mendelssohn, Bach, and Messiaen:
- Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) — Overture from Saint Paul, Op. 36 (trans. William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
- Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) — Prelude and Fugue in E Flat Major, B.W.V. 552, “St. Anne” from Clavier-Übung, Part III
- Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) — Apparition de l’église éternelle
For more information, contact Fr. Innocent Smith, o.p.
Download the PDF version of the poster.
On January 23, 2017 at 7 pm, an evening of Orthodox–Catholic Prayer for Unity and Life will take place at the Church of St. John Nepomucene (411 East 66th St., New York, NY).
The evening will consist of praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Akathist for the Unborn as well as talks by Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, and Sr. Virginia Joy of the Sisters of Life, a Catholic religious order dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life.
The event is sponsored by St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, the Parish of St. John Nepomucene and St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, and the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena.
For more information, contact Fr. Innocent Smith, o.p.
For a PDF of the poster, click here.
Funeral Information for Rev. John P. McGuire, O.P. (1943–2016)
4:00-9:00 pm, Monday, January 2, 2017
St. Joseph’s Church in Greenwich Village (371 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY)
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 am, Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer (869 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY)
Each year from January 18–25, the Church encourages all Catholics to unite their prayers for the unity of the Church and the unity of Christians. In January 2017, the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena will offer the following opportunities to pray for unity among Christians:
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
7:30 pm: Holy Hour for Christian Unity — Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
Thursday, January 19, 2017
6 pm: Votive Mass for Christian Unity — Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
7 pm: Lecture by Dr. Christopher Ruddy (Catholic University of America): “That The World May Believe: Christian Unity and Evangelization” — St. Vincent Ferrer Church Hall
Friday, January 20, 2017
7 pm: Lutheran–Catholic Prayer: Music and Christian Unity: (led by Pastor Gregory P. Fryer and Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P.) — Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
Monday, January 23, 2017
5:15 pm: Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Human Life — Church of St. Catherine of Siena
7 pm: Orthodox–Catholic Prayer for Unity and Life (with talks by Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, and Sister Virginia Joy, S.V.) — St. John Nepomucene Church — 411 East 66th St., New York, NY
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6 pm: Mass for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul — Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Mass of the Vigil with Carols at 4:00 PM – St. Catherine
Sung Mass of the Vigil at 6:00 PM – St. Vincent
Christmas Lessons and Carols at 9:00 PM – St. Vincent
Solemn Mass During the Night at 9:30 PM – St. Vincent
Midnight Mass in the Dominican Rite at 12:00 am – St. Catherine
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Mass at Dawn at 8:00 AM – St. Vincent
Sung Masses During the Day at 10:00 AM – St. Vincent & St. Catherine
Solemn Mass During the Day at 12:00 Noon – St. Vincent
Beginning this fall, the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer will host Masses sponsored by the New York Purgatorial Society once a month. The first Mass, celebrated in the Dominican Rite, will take place at the Rosary Altar at St. Vincent Ferrer on Monday, September 26, at 7 pm. The full schedule may be consulted in the image below:
Beginning on Sunday, September 18, the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena will celebrate Vespers each Sunday evening at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer. This sung Office of Evening Prayer includes a hymn, a selection of psalms, a Scripture reading, a responsory, and the Magnificat – the Canticle of Mary.
At 4:30 pm, a singing class will be offered to allow anyone who attends to learn the chants for that week. Vespers will then be celebrated at 5:15 pm. All are welcome!
Triumph of the Holy Cross — Our Lady of Sorrows
All Night Vigil
September 14–15, 2016
Church of St. Catherine of Siena
411 East 68th Street, New York, NY
6:00 pm Confessions
6:30 pm Mass for the Triumph of the Holy Cross
7:30 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
7:30 pm Confessions
7:30 pm Vespers (with the Sisters of Life)
7:50 pm The Source (with the Sisters of Life)
10:00 pm Office of Readings / Compline
12:00 am Divine Mercy Chaplet
2:00 am Joyful Mysteries
3:00 am Sorrowful Mysteries
4:00 am Luminous Mysteries
5:00 am Glorious Mysteries
6:00 am Lauds
6:00 am Confessions
6:45 am Benediction
7:00 am Mass for Our Lady of Sorrows
Special Prayer Intentions:
For the victims of terrorism
For the sick and those who care for them
Thinking of becoming Catholic?
Learn more the Catholic faith by participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) at the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena.
Wednesday Evenings from 6:45–7:45
September 7 — Introduction to RCIA
September 21 — Who is God?
September 28 — Who are we?
October 5 — The Holy Trinity
October 12 — The Incarnation of Jesus Christ
(Continues on Wednesdays through Spring 2017)
Email email@example.com or call (212) 744-2080 to set up an appointment with a parish priest, or come to the introductory sessions.
Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
869 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10065