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Ordination of Deacons – May 14

Front row left to right: The Rev. Deacon Anthony Troy Johnson, The Rev. Anahi Teresa Galante, The Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, The Rev. Deacon Pamela Wan-Yee Tang, and the Rev. Deacon Jean Marie Angelo. Back row left to right: The Rev. Canon Charles W. Simmons; The Rev. Deacon Pedro L. Rodriguez, Jr.; The Rev. Canon…

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Refurbished Huntington House Provides Congenial Mid-Hudson Meeting Place

Over the past few years, a house in West Park, on the west bank of the Hudson south of Kingston, has been beautifully restored to provide a fully equipped gathering space for diocesan and parish meetings and other events, as well as offices for the Bishop and members of his staff. This project has been…

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Huntington House Exterior

Malloy Appointed Cathedral Acting Dean

On June 9, the Rev. Canon Patrick Malloy, formerly Sub-Dean and Canon for Liturgy and the Arts of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, was appointed Acting Dean by the Cathedral Trustees, to serve in that capacity as the trustees carry out their search process to identify the 11th Dean. “I am absolutely delighted…

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Headshot of The Very Reverend Patrick Malloy

Episcopal Church and Diocesan Positions on Abortion

Following the June 24, 2022, decision of the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade and hold that the Constitution of the United States does not confer a right to abortion, the Episcopal New Yorker presents our readers here with a summary of diocesan and Episcopal Church positions…

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Bishop Search Update

A Message from the Committee to Elect a Bishop Greetings, beloved siblings in Christ of the Diocese of New York!   The diocesan profile you helped us to write inspired a wonderfully gifted group of candidates to come forward to be a part of the search process for our next diocesan bishop. Since our last…

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Who will call?

Sustainable Development Goals Fund Grants Application Deadline Extended

The deadline for applying for a 2022 Sustainable Development Goals Fund Grant has been extended to Friday, June 3. The Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDGF) aims to provide support for partnerships between congregations, schools and mission networks within the Episcopal Diocese of New York (EDNY) and global entities outside of the EDNY. The EDNY partner applies for…

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Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Philip’s

In a departure from recent practice, the diocese this year celebrated the life and ministry of the Blessed Absalom Jones not at the Cathedral, but at St. Philip’s Church in Harlem. Bishop Dietsche officiated, and the preacher was the presiding bishop, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry preached. Video is available in English at https://vimeo.com/edny/absjones22-eng…

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Presiding Bishop Curry preaching

Return of the Common Cup

On March 14, two years almost to the day after the suspension of public worship in the diocese, Bishop Dietsche wrote to the diocese to authorize, with immediate effect, the return to Communion in Both Kinds, and to “permit, and encourage, the restoration of the Common Cup in the worship of our churches.” At the…

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Dean Daniels Departs

The Dean of the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, the Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III, announced March 15 that he would be leaving the post that he has held for the past five year on June 30, 2022 in accordance with the terms of his original agreement with the Bishop and Board of…

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Taizé Pilgrimage

21 young members of Christ Church, Bronxville, Christ’s Church, Rye, Trinity Church Wall Street, and St. Peter’s, Port Chester went on pilgrimage to the Taizé Community in Burgundy Feb 18-27, accompanied by four clergy and eight lay chaperones – making a party of 33 in all. All Photos by Crispian Thorne.

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