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Diocesan News

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. 

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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.

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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.

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RIP - Tyrone Watson, brother of George Watson

Tyrone Watson, brother of longtime diocesan staff member, George Watson, died yesterday after a prolonged illness. 

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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. 

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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.

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Cursillo conference lights up lay people with the spirit

More than 130 representatives attended the international conference hosted by the Diocese of Long Island.

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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.

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Episcopal Relief & Development responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, Southeast US

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting disaster response efforts in Haiti and several Episcopal dioceses in the United States following Hurricane Matthew, which blasted through the Caribbean as a Category 4 storm before moving up the Atlantic coast and causing damage from Florida through southern Virginia.

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Cathedral of the Incarnation to host benefit concert for NYC's St. Sava Cathedral

Choirs from both cathedrals will present music from the Anglican and Orthodox traditions on Sunday, October 23 at 5 pm to raise funds for the St. Sava Cathedral, which was destroyed by fire on Easter 2016.

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