COVID-19 Response Updates

As of June 16, 2020, the Diocese of Central New York is in Step 2: Early re-gathering. Parishes may submit Covenants for Gathering Anew to the bishop’s office for approval at this time. For parishes whose Covenants are approved by the bishop, limited in-person gatherings, following all diocesan Step 2 guidelines, may resume on or after July 5, 2020.

Working for racial justice

From Juneteenth to Juneteenth, the primary focus of the Diocese of Central New York is to Listen, Learn, and Respond as we confront the sin of systemic racism. Please join us in this Gospel work with new opportunities, actions, and resources each month.

In June, we’re watching and discussing the film Just Mercy. Please take part!

Join us in learning to love God, one another, and all creation.

News & Updates

  • Applications now available for Diocesan Ministry Grants

    The Board of the Diocese of Central New York has announced a new diocesan Ministry Grants program designed to empower churches, ministries, and partnerships throughout the Diocese by funding projects that reflect current ministry priorities of the Diocese and uphold the diocesan Vision, Mission, and Rule of Life. Applications for the Fall 2020 cycle of […]
  • Mind the Gaps: church and pandemic schooling

    As Christians, we are used to seeing crises happen. We see damaging weather events, and we help. We see a house burn down, and we help. We see a family lose a job, and we help. This time, during the coronavirus pandemic the term “crisis” seems different. It seems larger, more bold. It hits from […]
  • An American Lament

    An American Lament, via The Repentance Project

    The photo above is from An American Lament Devotional, via The Repentance Project.  The Listen/Learn group of the Diocesan Racial Justice & Reconciliation Team is creating a list of resources we would like to recommend to you/your parish as we the Diocese of CNY confront the sin of systemic racism. Many of our parishes watched the film Just […]
  • Rest, Renew, and Recover: August 6th Update from Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe

    In this week’s video update, Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe reflects on God’s call to care for ourselves and our neighbors, inviting us to be “excessively gentle with ourselves.” This is the last of the bishop’s weekly video updates for the summer; updates will return in the fall when she has returned from recovery for her scheduled […]
  • Seeking “slow time:” July 30th update from Bishop Duncan-Probe

    Dear friends, I hope this message finds you well, and perhaps this summer you have been finding ways to live into what poet John O’Donohue has called “slow time.” Especially when we may be feeling weary, lonely, anxious, or disconnected, we can remember that God invites us to slow down, to pray, and to turn […]

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