Diocese of New York


November 21, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Patrick Ward has withdrawn his name from the slate of nominees who will stand for election as bishop suffragan in the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

Ward, interim rector of Christ Church in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, was nominated by petition on...

October 27, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Patrick J. Ward has satisfied the necessary requirements to be nominated by petition as a candidate for election as bishop suffragan, according to an Oct. 27 e-mail from the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

Ward presently serves as interim rector of Christ...

October 6, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York has announced a slate of five nominees to stand for election as the diocese’s bishop suffragan.

They are:

The Rev. Kim L. Coleman, rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia; The Rev....

August 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] A pastoral letter from the bishop of New York on the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.

My dear brothers and sisters,

Today America commemorates and celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the speech...

May 7, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] The Committee to Elect a Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York announces the opening of the time period to propose candidates for consideration to the office of bishop suffragan. The profile describing the diocese and suffragan position, as well as...

April 4, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York -- Press Release] From the moment Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, the Diocese of New York has been privileged to partner with Episcopal Relief & Development through each stage of this disaster. From assistance in the immediate aftermath to guidance and...

February 3, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] At a Feb. 2 service at Manhattan’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the Rt. Rev. Andrew Marion Lenow Dietsche was “recognized, invested and installed” as the 16th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

During the service a packed cathedral witnessed...

January 17, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York -- Press Release] Bishops Mark Sisk, Andrew Dietsche and Andrew Smith wrote MTA Chairman Fernando Ferrer Jan 14 commending the MTA’s decision “to continue to display non-commercial speech,” but calling on the agency to use...

November 12, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] To our Brothers and Sisters Throughout the Diocese of New York,

I write this on behalf of Bishop Sisk, Bishop Smith and myself as our communities regather on the second Sunday following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.  Two weeks later there...

October 31, 2012

[Diocese of New York]

Oct. 31, 2012

To the People of the Diocese of New York:

I write to announce that the Diocesan Convention scheduled for this Friday-Saturday November 2 and 3 has been rescheduled as a one day Convention to be held Saturday November 17 at the...