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Diocesan News

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Bargains and Blessings Thrift Shop reopening with a new look

For a team of volunteers at the Episcopal Church of Resurrection’s Bargains and Blessings Thrift Shop in Williston Park, reopening on Oct. 7, it has been a longtime “labor of love.”

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Responding to the mass murders in Las Vegas

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St. Peter's, Rosedale celebrates diverse parish with cultural fest

Hundreds of parishioners came out for International Homecoming day — a festive celebration of the multi-ethnic cultures at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rosedale on Sept. 16. 

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Episcopal bishops call on Trump and Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

Bishops Provenzano and Wolf signed an open letter along with over 120 other bishops of The Episcopal Church. The letter implores congress not to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and to enact "permanent, meaningful legislation" that protects the 'Dreamers' affected by DACA. 

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Bishop Provenzano requests prayers for Caribbean

Hurricane Maria is currently classified as a Category 3 storm. It threatens many of the islands battered by Hurricane Irma. 

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St. James, Elmhurst, becomes NYC landmark

The 282-year-old church was unanimously voted for landmark status by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. 

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Bishop Provenzano released from hospital following vision loss in right eye

Some peripheral vision restored; he continues to undergo testing. Latest update provided Thursday, September 14.

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Largest class of priests in over 20 years ordained & received on Sep 9

Six new priests became a part of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island on Saturday, September 9 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City. This is the largest class of priests since 1996 and the largest group ordained or received in a single service for at least thirty years.

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The Rev. Claire Woodley named new Canon for Ministry Support

Bishop Provenzano today announced the appointment of the Rev. Claire Woodley as Canon for Ministry Support of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. 

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Bishop Provenzano urges financial assistance and prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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