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.
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.
After pressure from community and religious leaders, Ravi Ragbir ordered to be immediately released from detention
Update Jan 29: Federal court ordered Ravi Ragbir's immediate release as the community continues to call for an end to the targeting of activists.
Video News: L.I. Episcopal Church Leaders Join March for Immigrant Rights
Bishop Provenzano says that those in the church will need to continue to be "put at personal risk" on behalf of immigrants.
RIP - The Rev. Richard S. Montrose
(August 13, 1927 - December 20, 2017)
News and Results from the 2017 Convention
The 151st convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island during the weekend of November 10 featured a two-hour presentation by the diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission and passed a resolution "on Long Island Becoming a Sanctuary Diocese."
Bishop Provenzano's address to the 151st Diocesan Convention
Highlights include announcement of new "pro-cathedral" designation in Brooklyn, commitment to plant congregations, enhance clergy continuing education, a commitment to youth formation, and more. The address is available both on video and in text.