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.
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.
Video News: Ravi Ragbir, immigrant-rights leader fighting deportation, honored by Bishop Provenzano last Sunday
Ravi Ragbir, an internationally known leader of the immigrant-rights movement in the United States and executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition was named an ecumenical canon for immigration work in the Diocese of Long Island and received one of the Episcopal Church’s highest honors, "the Bishop's Cross" last Sunday, February 4, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Brooklyn.
Pastoral Letter from Bishop Provenzano: A Covenant of Prayer
Together we can change the world.
A Christmas message to the diocese from Bishop Provenzano
When so much around us is focused on the greed, the consumption and the self-interest of power and money, the message of Christmas stands powerfully in our lives as an antidote that trumps the sinfulness of our time.
RIP - The Rev. Harry B. Kraft
Retired rector of St. James the Less, Jamaica where he served from 1986-1994.
RIP - Father Charles Prema
Update January 13, 2018: Below please find viewing and funeral arrangements for Father Charles Prema, longtime parishioner of All Saints', Woodhaven:
Canon Mitchell request prayers on behalf of Fr. Peter Lai
The Rev. Peter Lai, priest-in-residence of St. Mary's, Carle Place, is experiencing a major health issue and has taken medical leave from his chaplaincy work. Fr. Lai remains a functioning priest-in-residence, celebrating mass and preaching at St. Mary's in Carle Place every Sunday.
RIP - Tyrone Watson, brother of George Watson
Tyrone Watson, brother of longtime diocesan staff member, George Watson, died yesterday after a prolonged illness.