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.
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.
Video News: Diocese hosts workshop on role of clergy in the sanctuary movement
The workshop is a first step for the diocese in building network of leaders that will help protect immigrants in their communities.
Episcopal Cyclists Raise Money and Build Networks for Ministry
Five years ago, the Episcopalian South Shore Bike Ride began as a way for Christ Church, Babylon to raise money to sponsor a single day of building to support Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County. Along the way, cyclists would meet and learn a little about their neighboring parishes. Today, the annual ride supports two or three build days per year and has developed into a collaborative network that showcases and supports ministries along the south shore.
Diocesan Episcopal Church Women distributed nearly $27,000 in 2016
It is with great pleasure that the Episcopal Church Women, Diocese of Long Island announce the granting of $26,850 to various ministries, both domestic and international. Over the years the ECW has been charged with the responsibility of managing memorial trust fund gifts bequeathed by generous, dedicated Christians of our diocese.
Ali Forney Center in Harlem featured on the Today Show
The Ali Forney Center and Episcopal Diocese of Long Island have worked together to provide emergency shelter at the site of the rectory of the Church of Saint Andrew's in Astoria, Queens, for the last seven years. During his convention address in November, Bishop Provenzano announced a new phase of the partnership.
Cursillo conference lights up lay people with the spirit
More than 130 representatives attended the international conference hosted by the Diocese of Long Island.
Invitation to Clergy to Stand with Standing Rock
Bishop Provenzano shares an invitation from the Rev. John Floberg to inviting clergy to solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota where there have been ongoing protests in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.