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Diocesan News

Video News: Faith leaders join pilgrimage to save DACA

On Sunday, November 12, Bishop Provenzano, Mother Marie Tatro, and Father Mark Genszler joined faith leaders and others from around Long Island to deliver letters to Congressman Peter King in support of a clean Dream Act.

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Bishop Provenzano's address to the 151st Diocesan Convention

Highlights include announcement of new "pro-cathedral" designation in Brooklyn, commitment to plant congregations, enhance clergy continuing education, a commitment to youth formation, and more. The address is available both on video and in text.

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RIP - Mrs. Marti Mallory, wife of Bishop Shannon Mallory

It is with sadness that we received word of the death of Mrs. Marti Mallory, wife of Bishop Shannon Mallory, following a brief illness.  Bishop Shannon Mallory was assistant bishop of Long Island in 1979. 

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Message About Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov 20

The Rev. Marie Tatro, Vicar for Community Justice Ministry, sent a message to clergy about the date's importance and offers a prayer to be used at Sunday services.

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Bishop Provenzano Responds to Texas Shooting

 "One does not offer prayers in lieu of demonstrating political courage, but rather in preparation." - Bishops United Against Gun Violence 

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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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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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RIP - The Rev. Dr. John T. Farrell

Visitation Thursday, September 28 7 pm to 9 pm and Friday, September 29

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