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News and Results from the 2017 Convention

The 151st convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island during the weekend of November 10 featured a two-hour presentation by the diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission and passed a resolution "on Long Island Becoming a Sanctuary Diocese." 

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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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1000th lunch served at Grace, Massapequa's "Young at Heart" program

Ed Stahley of Massapequa Park was the proud recipient of the 1000th  lunch served by the program which provides more than 70 seniors free lunch and a program the first Wednesday of every month beginning at 12 noon. 

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Newsday: Medieval-style Bible is a marvel at Garden City’s Episcopal cathedral

The volume of The Saint John’s Bible can be seen in a glass viewing case at the altar and will be used during Masses on Sundays. Note: This article will only be accessible to Newsday subscribers.

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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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Historic costumes bring bygone eras to life at Setauket coffee hour

The Second Annual Costume Coffee Hour at Caroline Church in Setauket featured ladies stepping back in time in bonnets and bows, gents with historic military uniforms and outfits, and children raiding grandma's trunk.

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Bushwick Abbey hosts "Refugees Welcome" dinner

The UNICEF program seeks to bring refugees and other displaced people together with non-refugees in their new communities. 

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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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St. George’s in Brooklyn kicks off series of conversations about racial justice

Over 50 people, including several from neighboring parishes, joined the kick-off event on Monday, October 30.

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