Friday, November 18, 2011

Prayer for the Election of a Bishop

Tomorrow, Saturday, 19th November 2011, the Episcopal Diocese of New York will meet to elect our new bishop coadjutor. We have been blessed with a wonderful list of diverse candidates from whom to choose.

The candidates are:

The Rev. Canon Andrew M. L. Dietsche

The Very Rev. Peter Eaton

The Rev. Canon John T. W. Harmon

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind

The Rev. Canon Petero A. N. Sabune

The Rt. Rev. Pierre Whalon

If you would like to know more about the candidates, please go to:

As the Diocesan Organizer for Intgrity USA in the Diocese of New York, I look forward to working with whomever the diocese (and the Holdy Spirit) will elect.

Please join me as I pray:

Almighty God, giver of every good gift: Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a bishop for this Diocese, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for yourpeople and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Paul J. Lane

Diocesan Organizer - Diocese of New York

Integrity USA

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Requiescat in Pace: Frank Goodsir (1930-2011)

Integrity NYC-Metro has learned of the recent death of Frank Goodsir, an active member of the NYC Chapter in its early days and a friend of the community.  Among Frank's recent ministries was the coordination of monthly monthly services  of the National AIDS Memorial within the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. 

We are gathering details about Frank's life and contributions, and hope to offer a more substantial tribute here in the near future. Anyone who can provide more details is requested to contact Christian Paolino, Integrity's Diocesan Coordinator (Newark) at

A Memorial Service will be held this coming Saturday, November 5th at 10:30 a.m., at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York.  All members and friends of the Chapter are encouraged to attend if able.  Transit: Cathedral Pkwy (0.2 mi W) 1