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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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 candidates to come forward to be a part of the search process for our next diocesan bishop. Since our last…

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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

General Convention 2022

August 16, 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

August 16, 2022

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

August 16, 2022
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

August 16, 2022
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

August 16, 2022

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

August 15, 2022

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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Sustainable Development Goals Fund Grants Application Deadline Extended

April 12, 2022

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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Bishops' Messages

Reaching Across Difference

Bishop Andrew ML Dietsche

War Is Never Less Than Evil

Getting to Yes

In The Current Issue

We Must Respond to the Call for Change

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James Parks Morton: A Remembrance

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Racism is a Virus

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El Agua Viva de la Justicia

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The Living Water of Justice

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Beloved Community Cannot be Faked

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Knee on My Neck: Slavery’s Ghost

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Light in the Darkness

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Passage

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Episcopalian Salvation

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A Southern Childhood

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Faith is Always There to Sustain Us

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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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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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