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[VIDEO] South Bronx passion play

[VIDEO] South Bronx passion play

The One Way to Heaven Church in Hunts Point puts on a unique version of Christ’s Passion for its congregation. Youth Pastor Clarissa Rivera made the most of her limited resources and time with a repeat performance-style take on one of the most important narratives of Christianity.

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A Bronx Baptist church celebrates Easter

A Bronx Baptist church celebrates Easter

The 73-year-old pastor, Rev. Leroy Benton, led his congregation in traditional gospel songs such as “Calvary.” His church, True Gospel Tabernacle, is on Tremont Avenue in Morris Heights. The church has been around for over 20 years.

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[Video] An Easter tradition thrives in Tremont

[Video] An Easter tradition thrives in Tremont

St Joseph’s Church replicates Christ’s painful journey to the cross.

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Easter in a Black Pentecostal Church

Pastor Michel White leads the Greater Faith Temple in an energetic Easter Service.

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Good Friday service at a Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx

Good Friday service at a Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx

To celebrate Good Friday, around 600 worshipers gathered at the Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Parish for the evening service called the Lamentations and the Litany of the Epitafios (the Tomb of Christ).

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St. Jerome’s Church celebrates Good Friday on South Bronx Streets

Members of the Mott Haven community join St. Jerome’s congregation in a bilingual observance of Stations of The Cross. Catholics around the world celebrate this time-worn ritual, during which worshippers follow a procession down local streets in commemoration of Christ’s last hours. St. Jerome’s church was founded by an Irish immigrant in 1869, and now […]

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A Maundy Thursday Passover

A Maundy Thursday Passover

To commemorate the Last Supper, over 60 parishioners at St.Peter’s Episcopal Church, took part in their first Passover meal.

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Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper

Over 150 Catholic Bronxites attended the mass of the Lord’s last supper on Thursday at Holy Cross Church in Clason Point. Rev. Peter Pomposello reenacted the washing of the feet–a ritual that replicates Christ’s action of cleansing the feet of his 12 disciples before his last passover meal. See our slide show.

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