Bishop Search Update

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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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The Flag is Raised: Demystifying the LGBTQ+ Community in Northern Westchester

I just finished my sophomore year of high school and I’m a member of the LGBTQ+ community and a confirmed Episcopalian at the Church of the Good Shepherd, in the northern Westchester community of Granite Springs. In The Episcopal New Yorker’s spring issue, I wrote an article about the Educate/Validate program, an LGBTQ+ education series…

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Conflict and Christian Nationalism: How to Talk across the American Divide

As recent congressional hearings on the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol have reminded us in vivid detail, we are a nation deeply divided. Conflict due to political and cultural differences has penetrated every corner of American life, including our relationships with family and friends, and caused painful rifts among members of our congregations….

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In The Current Issue

Christianity vs. “Churchianity”

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Superar las diferencias

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Just War Theory: Often Ignored, But A Necessary Compromise with The World As It Is

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Obtenga el Sí

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Seeds of Faith: Theology and Spirituality at the Heart of Christian Belief

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Speak Out, Don’t Hide

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A Prayer for Our Enemies

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Conflict and Weapons of Violence

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La guerra nunca es menos que el mal

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Bishops' Messages

Reaching Across Difference

Bishop Andrew ML Dietsche

War Is Never Less Than Evil

Getting to Yes

Diocesan and Parish News

Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Philip’s

April 12, 2022
Presiding Bishop Curry preaching

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…

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Return of the Common Cup

April 12, 2022

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…

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Dean Daniels Departs

April 12, 2022

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…

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Taizé Pilgrimage

April 12, 2022

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…

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Memorial Service for Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1931-2021)

April 12, 2022

A service in honor of Archbishop Tutu’s legacy and memory took place February 13 at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, with the presiding bishop, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, preaching. Video…

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Remembrance and Hope in Ardsley

January 7, 2022

On Saturday, September 11 of 2021, in prayerful observance and memorial of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we held a candlelight service at St. Barnabas Church, Ardsley. The service began with the hymn “Amazing Grace”…

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Hispanic Outreach at St. John’s in the Village

January 7, 2022

In 2021, St. John’s in the Village hosted a number of events as part of its ongoing recognition of the various Spanish-speaking communities in the Diocese of New York. An exhibition of Cuban watercolors by…

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Bishops' Messages

Reaching Across Difference

Bishop Andrew ML Dietsche

War Is Never Less Than Evil

Getting to Yes

In The Current Issue

A Prayer to the Holy Trinity in a Time of Protest

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Six Poems in BLM-Tide

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Beauty in Darkness

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God’s Kingdom Has No Limit

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Breath is the Body Preparing Us to Live

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COVID-19 in a Wounded World

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8:46

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Youth in the Time of COVID-19

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Una Lección de John Lewis

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A Lesson from John Lewis

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COVID-19 in Mexican Folk Art

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The voice of a Black man calling on real good Whites and real good cops to join with us; for, it is enough

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A Distinctive Point of View

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En la intersección del Racismo y el COVID

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At the Intersection of Racism and COVID

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Pandemic Food Deliveries Bring People Together

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Channeling the Rev. Peter Williams

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The Color of the Godhead ~ Is It Time to Remove Images of the White Jesus From Churches?

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The Prayers of the People in An Unprecedented Time

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The Holy Spirit at St. Esprit

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Racism Exists in Our Churches: Here’s What to Do About It

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Preaching While White

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White Supremacy is Idolatry

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Food for body, mind, and soul

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Our Healthcare System

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Music and the Kingdom

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Preaching in The Time of Pandemic and Protest

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Sojourning with Truth

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Review of Ibram X. Kendi’s How to Be an Antiracist

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Diocesan and Parish News

General Convention 2022

General Convention Scene

The Covid-abbreviated, Covid-shrunken, and Covid-delayed 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church—the Church’s ultimate decision-making body—gathered in early July in Baltimore. Before the pandemic intervened, it was to have been held a year earlier, over…

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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…

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Refurbished Huntington House Provides Congenial Mid-Hudson Meeting Place

Huntington House Exterior

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…

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Malloy Appointed Cathedral Acting Dean

Headshot of The Very Reverend Patrick Malloy

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…

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220 Years of Ascension on Staten Island

On Ascension Day (May 26), the Church of the Ascension, Staten Island, celebrated its 220th anniversary with a special service and reception. Bishop Assistant Mary Glasspool was the celebrant and preacher, assisted by the Rev….

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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…

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Bishop Search Update

Who will call?

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…

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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…

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Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Philip’s

Presiding Bishop Curry preaching

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…

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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…

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