Easter Message from Bishop Provenzano
Long Island faith leaders pray and march in support of sanctuary on Maundy Thursday
Leandra Lambert ordained to transitional diaconate at standing-room-only service
Leandra Thelma Lisa Lambert was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Provenzano at St. Gabriel’s in Brooklyn on Sunday, March 11.
Diocese of Long Island to observe March 14 as Day of Lamentation in response to Parkland shooting
As part of the response to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence are holding Day of Lamentation services on Wednesday, March 14.
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Bishop Provenzano writes, "Individually, we may not have the opportunity to share a meal with someone who is hungry or offer clothes to someone in need, but with your financial support of Episcopal Ministries, we respond collectively to live out the Gospel."
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.
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.
After pressure from community and religious leaders, Ravi Ragbir ordered to be immediately released from detention
Update Jan 29: Federal court ordered Ravi Ragbir's immediate release as the community continues to call for an end to the targeting of activists.
RIP - the Rev. Anne F.C. Richards
Update Jan 24, 2018:
Video News: L.I. Episcopal Church Leaders Join March for Immigrant Rights
Bishop Provenzano says that those in the church will need to continue to be "put at personal risk" on behalf of immigrants.