Linda M. Tatlow named to new diocesan position as part-time Real Estate Manager
Bishop Provenzano announced the appointment of Ms. Linda Tatlow to a newly created part-time position of Real Estate Project Manager for the Trustees of the Estate Belonging to the Diocese of Long Island.
Audio: Bishop Provenzano calls for compassion, prayer during Day of Lamentation
Member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence held Day of Lamentation services across the country on Wednesday, March 14, as part of a response to the mass shooting at a high-school in Parkland, Florida. Bishop Provenzano fasted and prayed for 12 hours at the Cathedral of the Incarnation; this was his sermon at the mid-day Eucharist.
Leandra Lambert ordained to transitional diaconate at standing-room-only service
Leandra Thelma Lisa Lambert was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Provenzano at St. Gabriel’s in Brooklyn on Sunday, March 11.
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.
Diocese celebrates the Feast of Absalom Jones in Brooklyn
The celebration at St. Augustine's in Brooklyn drew clergy and lay people from every county of the diocese in commemoration of Absalom Jones, the abolitionist and first African-American ordained a priest in The Episcopal Church.
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.
After pressure from community and religious leaders, Ravi Ragbir ordered to be immediately released from detention
Update Jan 29: Federal court ordered Ravi Ragbir's immediate release as the community continues to call for an end to the targeting of activists.
Video News: L.I. Episcopal Church Leaders Join March for Immigrant Rights
Bishop Provenzano says that those in the church will need to continue to be "put at personal risk" on behalf of immigrants.