Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is the mother church of the Diocese of New York and the Seat of it Bishop. It is chartered as a house of prayer for all people and a unifying center of intellectual light and leadership.

The Cathedral serves the many diverse people of New York, the nation and the world through an array of liturgical, cultural and civic events; pastoral, educational and community outreach activities; and the preservation of the great architectural and historic site that is its legacy. Their theology supports the values of community, hospitality witness and stewardship which under grid this mission.

Family Programs

The Cathedral‘s Public Education & Visitor Services Department offers families a unique space in which to create and explore art in its newly designed Medieval Arts Workshop. Programs are offered every Saturday for children ages 4-11, accompanied by an adult. There are also seasonal opportunities available for toddlers and their families.

Medieval Birthday Parties Saturdays & Sundays, 1 - 3 PM, by availability Celebrate your child‘s birthday in the Medieval Arts Workshop, where children sculpt gargoyles, weave, make brass rubbings, carve a block of limestone and much more! Children ages 5 & up. Walks and Talks The Cathedral also offers a series of Walks and Talks. These are scheduled on a regular basis on a number of subjects.