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August 31, 2005

A bronzed replica of the root system of a historic tree that helped to save St. Paul’s Chapel from falling debris when the towers at the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, will be installed and dedicated at Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, four years after the disaster....

August 31, 2005

When Roman Catholics from St. Peter’s and its mission parish, St. Joseph’s, in lower Manhattan, wanted to create a memorial to those who died Sept. 11, 2001, they turned to a Texas sculptor who is an Episcopalian.

John Collier of Dallas was selected from among 30 artists who made...

May 9, 2005

Roots of a sycamore tree that fell in St. Paul's Chapel churchyard in downtown Manhattan on September 11 -- missing all the historic tombstones and the church itself -- were returned May 5 to Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, by sculptor Steve Tobin after casting a mold of the stump and...

September 13, 2004

From St. Paul's Chapel in Lower Manhattan to L.A.'s Cathedral Center, Episcopal church sites across the nation opened their doors this past weekend for prayer and liturgies marking the third anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.

In an effort to assist the healing process...

May 3, 2004

The historic chapel of St. Paul, downtown Manhattan's oldest public building in continuous use, unveiled a spectacular "Ground Zero" exhibit May 2 in honor of the remarkable volunteer-driven relief effort following the tragic events of September 11. The Rev. Dan Matthews, former rector of...

March 26, 2004

The Episcopal Media Center’s fourth annual benefit dinner March 16 in Atlanta drew nearly 300 people to hear the Rev. Dr. Daniel Paul Matthews, soon to retire as rector of Trinity Church, Wall Street. Matthews talked about his experiences in the rubble left by the September 2001 terrorist...

January 31, 2004

How will history judge a society that thought so little of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001, as to leave them in a landfill?

My name is Thomas J. Meehan III. I'm the father of Colleen Ann Meehan Barkow, age 26, who perished in the attack upon the World Trade Center. Colleen was an employee...

June 13, 2003

Everyone has their own memories of September 11, 2001 -- where they were, what they were doing, how they reacted, and what they did. Suddenly, on that beautiful September morning, a sense of loss and dread crashed into our lives. However, many responded with an equally strong sense of duty and...

February 6, 2003

Episcopal Relief and Development is continuing its commitment to help people affected by the September 11, 2001 tragedy through the Long Island Council of Churches. The council is providing financial support to households economically impacted by the World Trade Center tragedy.

'We...

September 12, 2002

Messages of peace and exhortations to patriotism vied for attention at September 11 commemorations in Episcopal churches across the country and Anglican congregations across the world.

Many congregations marked the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and...

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