Long Island youth heading to March for our Lives for rally against gun violence in DC
16 youth in 9th-12th grades are headed down to Washington D.C. on a bus with other leaders from the Diocese of Long Island to participate in the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. this weekend. The group will join Episcopalians coming from across the country in the youth-organized rally against gun violence that came together in response to the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. on February 14.
Linda M. Tatlow named to new diocesan position as part-time Real Estate Manager
Bishop Provenzano announced the appointment of Ms. Linda Tatlow to a newly created part-time position of Real Estate Project Manager for the Trustees of the Estate Belonging to the Diocese of Long Island.
Audio: Bishop Provenzano calls for compassion, prayer during Day of Lamentation
Member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence held Day of Lamentation services across the country on Wednesday, March 14, as part of a response to the mass shooting at a high-school in Parkland, Florida. Bishop Provenzano fasted and prayed for 12 hours at the Cathedral of the Incarnation; this was his sermon at the mid-day Eucharist.
Leandra Lambert ordained to transitional diaconate at standing-room-only service
Leandra Thelma Lisa Lambert was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Provenzano at St. Gabriel’s in Brooklyn on Sunday, March 11.
Episcopal News Service: House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end gun violence, sexual violence
'Open listening session' to 'hear stories of sexual harassment and violence in the church' set for General Convention.
Video News: Changes at church founded by slaveholders
This News 12 Long Island feature focuses on the history of St. George's, Hempstead and how it has evolved since its founding in 1704.
OpEd: An opioid superfund to save lives
Written by Fr. Gideon Pollach (rector, St. John's in Cold Spring Harbor) and Joe Morris (executive director of Long Island Congregations Associations & Neighborhoods).
Bishops United Urges Assault Weapons Ban, Prayers of Lamentation
Bishop Provenzano, a member of Bishops United Against Gun Violence, calls the diocese to action after the shooting on Ash Wednesday in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Diocese celebrates the Feast of Absalom Jones in Brooklyn
The celebration at St. Augustine's in Brooklyn drew clergy and lay people from every county of the diocese in commemoration of Absalom Jones, the abolitionist and first African-American ordained a priest in The Episcopal Church.
Three ordained to the vocational diaconate
John Musco, and Philomé and Myldred Prévil were ordained to the vocational diaconate at the Cathedral of the Incarnation on Saturday, January 27. Philomé and Myldred are the first married couple to be ordained at the same time in the Diocese of Long Island.