Bishop Provenzano names new Canon for Pastoral Care
Bishop Provenzano today announced the appointment of the Rev. Canon Patricia S. Mitchell as Canon for Pastoral Care of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island.
21 youth from Long Island participating in Episcopal Youth Event 2017
The delegation from Long Island, their chaperones, and Bishop Provenzano will more than 1,300 participants, workshop leaders, speakers and volunteers for EYE17 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.
Urgent update from Mother Marie Tatro to Sanctuary Movement supporters
On Thursday, July 14, I.C.E. began prohibiting entry to those accompanying immigrants into court proceedings. Sanctuary movement leaders are meeting soon to strategize a response.
Video News: Diocese hosts workshop on role of clergy in the sanctuary movement
The workshop is a first step for the diocese in building network of leaders that will help protect immigrants in their communities.
Parishioners from Long Island donate 563 knit items to Christmas at Sea program
Several parishes from throughout the diocese contributed to the program organized by the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI), donating knit hats, scarves, and cowls to mariners.
Garden at St. Francis Farmstand cuts ribbon on new season
The Garden at St. Francis opened their seventh season with a ribbon cutting event on Friday, July 7.
Newsday: St. John's Episcopal Hospital using $10M grant to expand ER
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is using a $10 million state grant to expand its emergency room for the first time since the 1950s, an executive at the Far Rockaway, Queens-based hospital said on Friday.
LI Herald: During Pride Month, Long Island LGBT clergy reflect
Father Christopher Hofer from St. Jude's in Wantagh and Father Michael Delaney, diocesan liturgist and canon pastor at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, are featured in this article by Julie Mansmann about openly gay spiritual leaders on Long Island.
Father Antonio Checo honored by NAACP
On Sunday, June 24, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP – Corona East Elmhurst Branch) presented their Clergy Award to the Very Rev. Antonio Checo, rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Jackson Heights, NY in recognition of “his faithful service to the Church and outstanding dedication to the community.”
RIP - The Rev. Canon Lewis Roper Shamhart, longtime rector of St. Mark's, Jackson Heights