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Diocesan News

Responding to the mass murders in Las Vegas

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Episcopal bishops call on Trump and Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

Bishops Provenzano and Wolf signed an open letter along with over 120 other bishops of The Episcopal Church. The letter implores congress not to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and to enact "permanent, meaningful legislation" that protects the 'Dreamers' affected by DACA. 

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Bishop Provenzano requests prayers for Caribbean

Hurricane Maria is currently classified as a Category 3 storm. It threatens many of the islands battered by Hurricane Irma. 

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Bishop Provenzano released from hospital following vision loss in right eye

Some peripheral vision restored; he continues to undergo testing. Latest update provided Thursday, September 14.

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Largest class of priests in over 20 years ordained & received on Sep 9

Six new priests became a part of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island on Saturday, September 9 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City. This is the largest class of priests since 1996 and the largest group ordained or received in a single service for at least thirty years.

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The Rev. Claire Woodley named new Canon for Ministry Support

Bishop Provenzano today announced the appointment of the Rev. Claire Woodley as Canon for Ministry Support of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. 

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Bishop Provenzano urges financial assistance and prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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It's not Iconoclasm, It Is Anti-Jim Crow Racism!

A statement in response to criticism for removing two plaques memorializing Robert E. Lee in Brooklyn.

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Call for Prayers in Response to Shootings of Police Officers

According to news reports, six police officers were shot on Friday, one fatally, in three unrelated incidents in Florida and Pennsylvania. In response, I ask the clergy and people of our diocese to pray for the officers, their families, and for an end to gun violence. 

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Bishop Provenzano calls for prayers for Charlottesville

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