Francis of Assisi

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2008

    A Greenwich Village Christmas

    A creche is a nativity scene, a three-dimensional representation of the Christmas story. The most famous cresh in Greenwich Village abuts the Saint Anthony of Padua Church at the corner of Houston and Sullivan Streets. Founded in 1866, the parish describes itself as the oldest Catholic Church minist ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 5, 2008


    Goat Island gives its final performance

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2005

    Weiner Runs on Faith

    Yours truly wasn't the fastest kid on the track team at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School. In fact, he was about the least fast. This was illustrated at the track meet where he found himself in a heat with two competing runners who each had a visible physical handicap. It was kind of race that off ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    Mel Gibson's Jesus Christ Pose

    The Passion of the Christ Marks the Latest Chapter in the Making of a Hollywood Martyr

  • News

    July 9, 2002

    Ralph Shapey (1921–2002)

    Muscular and Misunderstood

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    A Love Supreme

    The Fallen Fire Chaplain Was Also a Hero to Gays

  • Theater

    July 4, 2000
  • News

    July 4, 2000

    Thug Life

    The Shocking Secret History of Harold Giuliani, the Mayor’s Ex-Convict Dad

  • Film

    September 14, 1999