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Current bishopEdit

On the Feast of Theodore of Tarsus, September 19, 2009, Lawrence C. Provenzano was ordained and consecrated as Bishop Coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. He officially took office as Bishop of Long Island at the Diocesan Convention November 14, 2009, and was seated at the Cathedral of the Incarnation on November 22, 2009.

List of bishopsEdit

The bishops of Long Island have been:[2]

1. Abram Newkirk Littlejohn, (1868–1901)
2. Frederick Burgess, (1901–1925)
3. Ernest M. Stires, (1925–1942)

4. James P. deWolfe, (1942–1966)

5. Jonathan G. Sherman, (1966–1977)

6. Robert C. Witcher, (1977–1991)

7. Orris George Walker, (1991–2009 )

8. Lawrence C. Provenzano, bishop (2009–present)

History of the DioceseEdit

The Diocese has benefited from large endowments, for example, $10,000 given in 1908 by Roslyn, New York resident John Ordronaux.[6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 225-230
  2. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p.340
  3. ^ http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs184/1104248387325/archive/1117062149390.html
  4. ^ http://www.dioceselongisland.org/news_spotlightDetail.php?Bishop-Provenzano-has-appointed-Bishop-Geralyn-Wolf-Assisting-Bishop-of-Long-Island-271
  5. ^ http://www.dioceselongisland.org/news_spotlightDetail.php?Announcement-Bishop-Provenzano-has-expanded-Bishop-Geralyn-Wolf-s-role-to-Assistant-Bishop-401
  6. ^ "MANY BEQUESTS TO CHARITY.; Will of Dr. Ordronaux D... - The New York Times" (PDF). nytimes.com. March 29, 1908. Retrieved 2009-02-20.

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