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Diocesan News

Video News: Faith leaders join pilgrimage to save DACA

On Sunday, November 12, Bishop Provenzano, Mother Marie Tatro, and Father Mark Genszler joined faith leaders and others from around Long Island to deliver letters to Congressman Peter King in support of a clean Dream Act.

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Message About Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov 20

The Rev. Marie Tatro, Vicar for Community Justice Ministry, sent a message to clergy about the date's importance and offers a prayer to be used at Sunday services.

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St. John's Episcopal Hospital partners with Queens Borough President on "Safe Sleep Initiative"

Melinda Katz' initiative, called "Katz's Cradles" will provide free pack and play cribs for newborns.

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With Gift to EMLI Appeal, Parishioners Walk Together to Live out the Gospel

The EMLI Annual Appeal, now under way, provides the funding needed to establish, nurture and fund parish-based ministries and strategic community partnerships which affirm the dignity of all people in our diocese. Click on the headline to learn more and donate today!

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RIP - Gladys VanCooten, mother of Deacon Jennifer Webster

Gladys Adella Trellis-VanCooten, mother of Deacon Jennifer Webster, died on Thursday, March 10 at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center at the age of 95. 

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Absalom Jones celebration gives Episcopalians opportunity to remember history of slavery

At the diocesan celebration of Absalom Jones on Feb. 11, the Hon. Byron Rushing urged Americans toward "anamnesis", to recall and remember the full history of the United States. 

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RIP - Bruce Warren Burns, father of the Rev. Duncan Burns

Bruce Warren Burns, father of the Rev. Duncan Burns (St. John's, Huntington), died peacefully at his home in Centerport this week. 

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Statement from Bishop Provenzano on the arrest of the Rev. Christopher King

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Father Chris Ballard featured in New Yorker article about Women's March

Father Ballard, rector of Trinity-St. John's in Hewlett, spoke with Joshua Rothman of The New Yorker about the state of American politics while traveling to the Women's March on Washington.

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Requiem Mass for the Reverend Paulette Toppin Schiff scheduled for Oct 8 at St. Paul's, Patchogue

 

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