Diocese of New York

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January 15, 2007

Evidence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream at work was found at St. Ann's Episcopal Church in the Bronx, New York, at the annual January 15 celebration of King's feast day and national holiday.

 

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori served as celebrant and preacher...

September 30, 2006

It's a mystery most fowl. Someone has been abandoning roosters and chickens at the Episcopal Church of St. Andrew on Staten Island.

“We have this reputation as being pet-friendly," said the Rev. Michael Delaney, the church's pastor. "But we really need people to stop doing this."

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September 13, 2006

[ENS] The following statement was issued this morning on the Anglican Communion News Service:

A group of bishops met in New York on 11-13 September at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury and in consultation with the Presiding Bishop to review the current landscape of the...

November 30, 2005

Volunteers from two Episcopal churches join forces to transform a beautiful but tired old church in 12 hours. A new reality TV makeover? Hardly. This is reality in New Rochelle, N.Y., thanks to parishioners at St. John’s in nearby Larchmont.

The one-day renovation blitz was the latest...

April 30, 2005

“CHRIST IS BACK” “Christ is back! Christ is back!”

The words, chanted by the congregation, increased with intensity in response to the exhortations of freestyle rapper “D.O.” (Defy the Odds), the main attraction at last month’s Hip Hop Mass at a 137-year-old Episcopal church in the South...

April 14, 2005

St. Paul's in Yonkers is demonstrating its high level of faith with action. When a dedicated remnant of the congregation found themselves facing tough decisions, they joined with St. Mark's, Nepera Park, also in Yonkers, to call the Rev. Roy A. Cole, an experienced leader in rebuilding parishes...

February 15, 2005

A service of remembrance and solidarity for victims of the tsunami in South Asia will be held Saturday, February 19, at 3 p.m., at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, in New York City.

The service, which is open to the diocese and community, will offer meditations, prayers and a...

October 18, 2004

We live and worship in an interconnected and complex world. The Lambeth Commission has just released a thoughtful and carefully considered report which expresses the reality of that interconnectedness for the Episcopal Church and the other 37 provinces of the Anglican Communion.

It is...

August 31, 2004

“My sistas and brothers, all my homies and peeps, stay up – keep your head up, holla back and go forth and tell it like it is.”

Thus Suffragan Bishop Catherine Roskam of the Diocese of New York, blessed the congregation of Trinity Church, Morrisania, Bronx, N.Y., and sent it out to...

May 1, 2003

The Rt. Rev. Paul Moore, Jr., the 13th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, died May 1 after a long illness. He was 83 years old.

"Paul Moore was a great man, who lived his whole life fighting for justice and for the rights of the oppressed," commented Bishop Mark S. Sisk, bishop...

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