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Diocesan News

Update on St. John's Hospital and Reflections on Anniversary of 9/11

Bishop Provenzano offers an update following the fire at St. John's Hospital on Sep 10 and reflects on his experience of Sep 11.

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Canon Claire Woodley Announces Two Projects Aimed at Understanding Systemic Racism in the Diocese of Long Island

Canon Woodley launched two videos introducing clergy and lay leaders to two new and different projects aimed at understanding the history of systemic racism in the Diocese of Long Island. Click on the headline for the full announcement and videos on the Congregational Support website.

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Despite Pandemic Challenges, Episcopal Diocese of Long Island Celebrates Largest Single Ordination in over 30 years

Carl C. Adair, Joseph Lawrence Cundiff, IV, John Marsden Hunt, Prisca Juyoung Lee-Pae, James E. Reiss, Liselotte Carr Rivera, and Lu Zhang are the newest priests of the diocese. Video of the service and bios of the new ordinands are available by clicking on the headline.

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Vaccination Mandate for Staff and Clergy of the Diocese of Long Island

Vaccinations will be mandatory for all staff members of the bishop's office, affiliated diocesan organizations, and all clergy of the Diocese of Long Island effective Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

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Video Message from Bp. Provenzano: The Future of St. Joseph's, Queens Village

"My commitment to all of you...is that we're going to continue our mission in Queens Village. We're going to continue to support vigorously the congregation of St. Joseph's and its life in the next 100 years and its presence as an outpost of the Diocese of Long Island in Queens Village."

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R.I.P. The Rt. Rev. Robert Campbell Witcher, sixth bishop of the Diocese of Long Island

A memorial service will be held at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in the coming weeks.

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Juneteenth Observance: A Message from Bishop Provenzano

I encourage the congregations of the Diocese of Long Island to use this date, this year, and every year, to come together in prayer and celebration, and to create opportunities for learning so that the walls that divide us in our present time can be dismantled.

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Rev. Msgr. Donald McE. Beckmann named honorary canon of Cathedral of the Incarnation

Msgr. Beckmann was made an honorary canon in recognition for his interfaith and ecumenical work.

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Matthew Moore named Missioner for Environmental Justice

Bishop Provenzano said, “Matthew is an extremely gifted faith leader with a deep dedication to the ministry of creation care. I am grateful that he will serve our diocese as we continue to commit ourselves to the many intersecting issues of environmental justice.”

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Update: Bishop Provenzano Makes Appeal for St. Vincent Relief

Contributions will be wired directly to the Diocese of the Windward Islands which is providing shelter and supplies to those affected.

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