Young Caribbean American ordained into priesthood

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From left, The Rev. Canon Calvin C. McIntyre, preacher; The Right Rev. Daniel S. Allotey, assisting bishop; The Rev. Leandra T. Lambert; and The Right Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano, bishop of Long Island.

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Over 1,000 people gathered at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City, Long Is. on Sept. 15 to witness the ordination of the Rev. Leandra T. Lambert to the Sacred Order of Priests in the Episcopal Church.

The cathedral, which seats 600, could not accommodate the crowd, so a tent was set up on the grounds for the other faithful to witness the historic occasion via livestream.

Rev. Lambert, 29, who was born in Brooklyn and whose parents – Leandra “Virginia” Baptiste and Joseph Lambert…

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