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Bishop Lawrence Provenzano Has Appointed the Rev. Landon Moore Vicar for Vocation

"Moore will assist with the discernment process for lay leaders and recruit clergy to the diocese."

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Canon Myra Garnes Named Officer for Youth Ministry of The Episcopal Church

"For well over a decade, Canon Myra Garnes has served the diocese as the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries with great enthusiasm, vision, and wisdom. Although we will miss her terribly, I know I speak for all in our diocese, that the ministry of the whole church will be blessed by her presence, her spirit, and her faithfulness."

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Easter Message from Bishop Provenzano

"In this Eastertide, as we begin these next 50 days, I believe it's important for all of us in our Christian journey to imagine Jesus, us walking along with us, the resurrected Jesus, bringing new life"

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2022 Chrism Mass: Video and Photo Album

Click on the headline to watch video of Bishop Provenzano's meditation and the full service or to view photos from the Chrism Mass held on Tuesday, April 12.

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National ECW Magazine: Nourish, Babylon thrived amidst controversy, continues to expand ministry

"So many people seem to be dealing with insurmountable challenges. We do what we can to support them, and that has led to us hiring a social worker and starting this housing accompaniment program, but there is always more need.”

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The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Sniffen elected Dean of the Mercer School of Theology

Dean Sniffen will oversee collaborative ministries of the Cathedral of the Incarnation, the Mercer School of Theology, and the Center for Spiritual Imagination.

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St. John's Episcopal Hospital Debuts New Comprehensive Women's Health Center

Hospital and community leaders cut the ribbon on the first comprehensive women’s health center located on the Rockaway, Queens Peninsula.

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Garden City News: Episcopal diocese provides aid to cardiac hospital in Ukraine

“It’s vital that the people of Ukraine know the unwavering support of their friends in The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island and The Episcopal Church," said Bishop Provenzano.

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Scholars Program Launched for Descendants of Enslaved People in Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties

"This is an essential step as we seek to address the long-practiced sin of racism that has existed in our midst,” said Bishop Provenzano.

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VIDEO: Bishop Provenzano Announces Parish Closures

St. Mary's in Carle Place, Holy Trinity in Valley Stream and St. Andrew's in Mastic Beach to end "congregational ministry"; future use of property and buildings to be discerned in coming months.

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Celebrating the Life and Work of Blessed Absalom Jones

Bishop Provenzano, Dr. Bozzutti-Jones, Dr. Allen Robinson, and Mo. Kassinda Ellis discuss the importance of this annual celebration in the life of the Church; Bp. Provenzano commits to sending icons to every parish in the diocese to display.

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Video Feature: "Carrying Christ into the Temple": Celebrating Candlemas at St. Luke's at Sea Cliff

"You're actually taking something tangible...and connecting it to your faith," says the Rev. Jesse Lebus as he speaks about the meaning of Candlemas, also known as the Feast of the Celebration.

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R.I.P. Desmond Mpilo Tutu

The anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner died December 28 at the age of 90.

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Video: A Christmas Message from Bishop Provenzano

"Jesus must be reborn in each of us, in our hearts, in our very being, in the way we see the world around us, recognizing the need, both for forgiveness and humility in the midst of a sinful and broken world."

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Dec 20: Update on COVID-19 Protocols from Bishop Provenzano

"Given the situation in our diocese ... it is clear that we must all be vigilant in our care for one another, our loved ones, and families."

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Bishop Provenzano's Address from the 155th Convention

The 155th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island took place on Saturday, November 13. For the second year in a row, the convention met "virtually".

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LiHerald: Hewlett's Silver Bells ring in a revitalized senior group

A seniors club that began years ago at Holy Trinity, Valley Stream has restarted at Trinity-St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hewlett.

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Video: Sacred Ground participants reunite to reflect and discern next steps

Participants and facilitators of the 2021 Lenten diocesan-wide program gathered Sunday, October 17 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City.

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