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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
OCT 3, 3 pm - Blessing of the Animals at St. John's, Huntington

OCT 3, 10:30 am to 3 pm - The First Hispanic/Latino Festival

Cathedral of the Incarnation

OCT 3 - Fall Craft Fair at St. Mary's, Lake Ronkonkoma - 10 am to 4 pm

OCT 3, 5 pm - Rhythms of Grace at Zion, Douglaston

First Saturdays of the month.

OCT 4, 10 am - Men's Day at St. Alban the Martyr, St. Albans

OCT 4, 11:30 am - Blessing of the Animals at St. Francis, North Bellmore

OCT 4, 12:45 pm - Blessing of the Animals at St. Paul's, Flatbush

OCT 4, 2 pm - Blessing of the Animals at St. Thomas, Bellerose

OCT 4, 2 pm - Blessing of Pets at Emmanuel Church, Great River

OCT 4, 3 pm - Blessing of the Animals at St. Boniface, Lindenhurst

OCT 4, 4 pm - Opening Concert of "Music at St. Peter's" Series

with George England, Classical Guitarist

OCT 4, 4 pm - Blessing of the Animals at Grace, Massapequa

OCT 4, 4 pm - Blessing of the Animals at Holy Apostles, Brooklyn

OCT 4, 4 pm - Blessing of the Animals at Church of St. Jude, Wantagh

Oct 7, 13, and 21 - "Lutherans, Anglicans, and Roman Catholics: What Divides Us? What Unites Us?"

An ecumenical presentation and discussion at Christ Lutheran Church, Wantagh.

Oct 7, 7 pm to 8:30 pm - "Embracing Forgiveness", a two-part discussion at Resurrection, Williston Park

Second night of two-part series.

OCT 11, 4 pm - Founder's Day Organ Recital at St. George's, Brooklyn

OCT 15, 7 pm - Celtic Eucharist at Resurrection, Williston Park

Service will be offered every third Thursday of the month.

OCT 16-17, 10 am to 8 pm - Friendship Fair at Ascension, Rockville Centre

OCT 17, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm - Prayer Breakfast at St. George's, Astoria

"Let your light shine"

OCT 17 - 9:00 a.m. - Prayer Breakfast at Holy Apostles, Brooklyn

OCT 17, 10 am to 3 pm - Health Fair at St. George's, Brooklyn

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Episcopalians part of coalition to mobilize faith leaders to improve child, maternal health

PB endorses Pope's climate change imperative

Archbishop of Canterbury Calls for Primates' Gathering

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church Indigenous Theological Training Grants

Anglican bishops call for climate justice action in new video series

Episcopal housing initiative to participate in New Orleans citywide day of service

Anglican Alliance urges use of Freedom Sunday resource against human trafficking

Remembering Jonathan Daniels 50 years after his martyrdom

General Convention 2015 Summary of Actions Available

Applications open for Episcopal delegates to the March 2016 meeting of United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

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Development of a new and larger website is underway. Meanwhile, this interim website will keep up-to-date with news from parishes and organizations across the diocese as well as from Bishop Provenzano and diocesan ministries.

We welcome your parish news and publicty, website comments and suggestions.


Denise Fillion
Director of Communication
Office of Communication Ministry

OCT 3 - Primer Festival de Minsterio Latino de la Diócesis

> The latest details about the October 3rd Hispanic/Latino Festival

"Finding a Home in the Episcopal Church". A full day of events at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.

ATTN Clergy: Fall Clergy Day is coming up on Tuesday, Oct 6

149th Diocesan Convention Registration is now open

Register by October 16 at 6 pm for early-bird reduced prices, easier check-in process, and to ensure Saturday lunch!

St. John's Hospital Announces Children's Holiday Toy Drive

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital auxiliary seeking donations for needy patients

St. George's, Brooklyn, Hosts a "Grandparents Day"

2016 Housing Resolution information now available. IRS deadline strictly enforced.

Job opening: Organist/Choir Director at St. Thomas of Canterbury, Smithtown

The Mercer School of Theology 2015-16 Guidebook is Now Available

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Youth and
Young Adults
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Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministries seeking leaders to join diocesan "Youth Commission"

All high school students, young adults, and adults interested in planning worship, events, and other opportunities for youth throughout the diocese are welcome.

PHOTOS - 2015 Camp Dewolfe High School Retreat

PHOTOS - 2015 Baccalaureate Event

PHOTOS - February "Bowling With The Bishops"

VIDEOS - Episcopal Church "Young Adult Service Corps"

About "Kids in Worship"

A resource for deepening spiritual practice & community.

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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

New Retreat Video

Four-Season Retreat Center

New 2015 Summer Camp Video

The Faces of Camp, The Faces of God

Fall Service Saturdays

Volunteer at Your Camp!

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Video: Episcopal Asiamerica Missioner Fred Vergara preaches at EMA opening Eucharist

Father Vergara is the Priest-in-Charge of St. James', Elmhurst.

PHOTOS: Myra B. Garnes Installed as Honorary Canon During Day of Special Diocesan Youth Ministry and Leadership Events

September 26, 2015 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation

St. Stephen and St. Martin's, Brooklyn, is Revived Through a Real Estate Development Partnership

Groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 26 marked

the beginning of a "resurrection" story for the church.

"Mercer Now" - Dean John McGinty reflects on the visit of Pope Francis to the US

> NBC News: Pope Francis' Address to Congress

(The address follows a brief commercial)

Bishop Provenzano has appointed Bishop Geralyn Wolf Assisting Bishop of Long Island

NEWS PHOTOS: Ordinations to the Priesthood

September 12 - Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano Ordains the Rev. Maxine Barnett and the Rev. Diane L. Neuls DeBlasio.

VIDEO: Brooklyn's Bushwick Abbey of the Diocese of Long Island featured on "AMERICA with Jorge Ramos"

AMERICA interviews conducted by Alicia Menendez.

> Also visit the Bushwick Abbey website

> Urgent Pastoral Letter from Bishop Provenzano to the Diocese: "A Call to Stand with God's People"

"... a crossroad right here in the Diocese of Long Island."


New York Times Photo

Presiding Bishop’s statement on refugees; congregational and individual response suggestions

Press Release from Episcopal News Service

Anglicans Respond to Global Refugee Crisis

From Anglican Communion News Service

Syrian Refugees Seeking Safety in Europe

Press Release from Episcopal Relief and Development

VIDEO message from Bishop Provenzano as the new parish "Program Year" begins in September.

The Rev. Michael T. Sniffen is named dean of the diocese's Cathedral of the Incarnation



Father Sniffen's first day to preside and preach at the cathedral is

Sunday, Nov. 1.


The liturgy for the institution of the new dean will be on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 4 pm.





>> Click here for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle September 3 feature news article about Dean Sniffen

Episcopal Church Women of Long Island awards scholarships to two college students in the diocese

> Click Here for special VIDEO reports, comments and tributes from Bishop Provenzano and other Long Islanders, published this summer during the Episcopal Church General Convention

Episcopal Ministries of LI and St. Andrew's Community Center in Mastic Beach teamed up to start a new summer youth mentoring program

Danielle Tumminio, alumna of Cathedral of the Incarnation's girls' choir and Episcopal priest, writes about experience singing with
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Presiding Bishop and House of Deputies President call on congregations to participate in “Confession, Repentance, and Commitment to End Racism Sunday” on SEP 6

Report from Union of Black Episcopalians 47th Annual Meeting and Conference

Fr. Steve Muncie from Grace Church, Brooklyn, featured in latest "Vestry Papers" from
ECF Vital Practices

Bishop Provenzano issues urgent call for prayers for people of Taiwan

Grace Church, Massapequa, announces elimination of grades 1-8 for Grace Day School

Letter to parents was sent Wednesday, July 29.

St. John's Episcopal Hospital announces appointment of Gerard M. Walsh as new
Chief Executive Officer

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