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Diocesan News

Video: St. Stephen & St. Martin's celebrates cornerstone of new church building on May 5

The new church is the first to be built in the Diocese of Long Island in 28 years and is the result of an innovative development partnership. The church will be dedicated on Saturday, September 8 and will open for Sunday services the following day.

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In the News: The Rev. Marjorie Boyden Edmonds featured in article about pastoral care in NJ

Deacon Boyden-Edmonds is director of pastoral care at Hackensack University Medical Center, where she has been serving as a chaplain for 18 years.

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The Rev. Suzanne M. Culhane named to new diocesan position of Canon for Stewardship

Bishop Provenzano announced today the appointment of the Rev. Suzanne M. Culhane to the newly created part-time position of Canon for Stewardship. She will additionally continue parish ministry as priest-in-charge of St. Philip’s Church in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.

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Easter Message from Bishop Provenzano

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!  

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Long Island faith leaders pray and march in support of sanctuary on Maundy Thursday

On Maundy Thursday 2018, Mother Julie Hoplamazian, Mother Marie Tatro, and new honorary canon and immigrant-rights activist, Ravi Ragbir, all walked in support of the sanctuary movement.

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Photos: Chrism Mass 2018

Clergy celebrate the Holy Eucharist with Reaffirmation of Ordination Vows and Blessing of Holy Oils on Holy Tuesday.

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Audio: Bishop Provenzano's sermon from Chrism Mass on Holy Tuesday

"Sisters and brothers, we come today to renew ordination vows not for ourselves alone, not as insiders of the church, but as servants of God's people." 

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Long Island pilgrims rally for change at March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.

The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry brought 18 youth in 9th-12th grades from all four counties of the diocese to Washington D.C. on pilgrimage with Bishop Provenzano and several other clergy and lay leaders from the diocese, including Canon Myra Garnes, to the March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. last weekend.

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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.

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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.

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