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Diocesan News

Video News: Changes at church founded by slaveholders

This News 12 Long Island feature focuses on the history of St. George's, Hempstead and how it has evolved since its founding in 1704.

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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). 

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RIP - The Rev. Harry B. Kraft

Retired rector of St. James the Less, Jamaica where he served from 1986-1994. 

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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.

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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. 

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Ravi Ragbir, immigrant-rights leader fighting deportation, will preach in Brooklyn on Sunday at St. & and the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and be honored with "The Bishop's Cross"

Ravi Ragbir, an internationally known leader of the immigrant-rights movement in the United States and executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition will receive one of the Episcopal Church’s highest honors and preach at historic St. Ann & The Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights at 11:15 am this Sunday, February 4.

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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.

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