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Holy Thursday 2019
- April 18, 2019 - 

    The Holy Thursday Liturgy at the Church of St.
    Columba, NYC, during which children received
    their First Holy Communion.


Schubert’s Piano Sonata in B flat

     Czech-born award winning pianist Karolina
     Syrovatkova plays Franz Schubert's "Piano Sonata
     in B flat" at St. Columba's Church, NYC, with an
     introduction and commentary by Frank Ruppert
     illustrating the poetry underlying the instrumental

Confirmation 2018
- May 23, 2018 -

     Bishop John O'Hara administers the Sacrament
     of Confirmation at the Parish of the Guardian
     Angel, NYC.

First Holy Communion 2018

    The pupils of Guardian Angel School in NYC
    receive their First Holy Communion.

Holy Thursday 2017

     The liturgy of Holy Thursday 2017 at St. Columba
     Church, in NYC, during which children received their
     First Holy communion.

Ecology & Spirituality
- June 1, 2016 -

     At a prayer service at St. Columba Church, NYC,
     Fr. Michael Holleran comments on chapter 6 of Pope
     Francis' encyclical on the environment.

Cardinal Sin Tribute 2015

     Fr. Erno Diaz, administrator of Guardian Angel
     Church in NYC, organized a memorial Mass and
     concert as a tribute to the late Cardinal Jaime Sin
     of the Philippines on the occasion of the 10th
     anniversary of his death. Participating are the San
     Lorenzo Ruiz Choir of NY (Rogelio "Jim" Penaverde,
     conducting; Benjamin Dia, accompanist), Enrico
     Lagasc a (baritone), Rogelio Penaverde, Jr. (tenor),
     Katrina Saporsantos (soprano), Clement Acevedo
     (pianist), Lenore Lim, and Honorable Mario de
     Leon, Consul General.

June 2015

    Paulina Arancibia, a Chilean Fulbright scholar at
    Rutgers University, gives an illustrated lecture on
    climate change, global warming, and our appropriate
    response. The audience is the congregation of the
    Church of St. Columba in New York City, USA

Christmas Caroling
December 14, 2014

      The parishioners of St. Columba Church and of the
      Church of the Guardian Angel gathered together to
      take Christmas carols to their Chelsea neighbors.

Good Friday
- 2014 -

Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Altagracia
- January 19, 2014 -

Christmas Mass
- 2013 -

Kristallnacht Commemoration
- 2013 -

Special Mass of Remembrance
November 2, 2013

Mass in honor of the Divine Child Jesus
- 2013 - 

Advent Mass 2012
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Christmas Celebration 2012
2.28 minutes

St. Columba Church Details
Part I  (2012)
3.18 minutes

St. Columba Church Details
Part II  (2012)
3.18 minutes

St. Columba Church Details
Part III  (2012)
3.18 minutes

Season 4, episode 11 of Kojak offers a unique look at St. Columba Church in 1976.  A few print screens from The Pride and The Princess are featured in the video below.

1.53 minutes