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Diocesan News

The Rev. Claire Woodley named new Canon for Ministry Support

Bishop Provenzano today announced the appointment of the Rev. Claire Woodley as Canon for Ministry Support of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. 

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Bishop Provenzano urges financial assistance and prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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It's not Iconoclasm, It Is Anti-Jim Crow Racism!

A statement in response to criticism for removing two plaques memorializing Robert E. Lee in Brooklyn.

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Call for Prayers in Response to Shootings of Police Officers

According to news reports, six police officers were shot on Friday, one fatally, in three unrelated incidents in Florida and Pennsylvania. In response, I ask the clergy and people of our diocese to pray for the officers, their families, and for an end to gun violence. 

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NY Times Opinion: Christianity Does Not Justify Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’

"Only good theology can debunk bad theology. We must all engage in this work as if the future of this republic and its place in the peaceful order of the world depend on it — because they do."

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Bishop Provenzano calls for prayers for Charlottesville

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Leandra Lambert named "Young Adult of the Year" at 2017 UBE National Conference

Leandra Lambert, postulant for holy orders from the Diocese of Long Island, was honored for her good faith, and service to the wider church and mission of the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE). 

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St. John's Episcopal Hospital partners with Queens Borough President on "Safe Sleep Initiative"

Melinda Katz' initiative, called "Katz's Cradles" will provide free pack and play cribs for newborns.

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RIP - Tyrone Watson, brother of George Watson

Tyrone Watson, brother of longtime diocesan staff member, George Watson, died yesterday after a prolonged illness. 

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ECW Summer 2017 edition of "Voices of Women" is out

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