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.
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.
NYTimes Guest Essay: My Parishioner Was Not Sentenced to Death. He Still Died.
"When the state deprives people of their freedom, it also assumes responsibility for their safety." - The Rev. Steven Paulikas. This essay is accessible only with a New York Times subscription.
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.”
On anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, Episcopalians invited to remembrance, action
In keeping with the vision of Becoming Beloved Community, The Episcopal Church offers three ways this week to commemorate the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and to participate in reflections and action steps:
A Lifeline of Hope: Support the Episcopal Ministries Annual Appeal
Our diocesan parishes continue to be God’s light and love during this time of crisis. Episcopal Ministries is committed to supporting and honoring their faithful work. Learn more and support the 2021 Annual Appeal.
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.
Newsday: Garden City priest appointed to U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps
"I grew up on the water here on Long Island" in Oyster Bay "and it is where I have always felt closest to God," Sniffen said. Note: Newsday articles are only available with a subscription.
Bishop Provenzano's Response to Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial - April 20, 2021
Bishop Provenzano announces presidential appointment of Dean Michael Sniffen
Dean Sniffen has been appointed as an officer in the U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps.