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Diocesan News

A Video Christmas Message from Bishop Provenzano

"We are given the opportunity at Christmas to share God’s love with the people around us, in our homes, in our neighborhoods, in our families and to celebrate the incarnate love given to us in Jesus Christ." 

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RIP - John Itty, father of the Rt. Rev. Johncy Itty

Wake and funeral arrangements have been made for Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21.
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The Rev. Canon Thomas Orso will serve as Interim Transition Minister of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island

Bishop Provenzano announced the appointment of the Rev. Canon Thomas Orso as Interim Transition Minister of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island effective Tuesday, December 20.

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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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June Gerbracht awarded the Bishop's Distinguished Service Cross

June Gerbracht, longtime parishioner at St. Jude's Episcopal Church in Wantagh and the outgoing president of the Diocesan Episcopal Church Women, was awarded The Distinguished Service Cross of the Diocese of Long Island by Bishop Provenzano. 

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