Diocese of Texas

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April 12, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop Suffragan-Elect Kathryn ‘Kai’ Ryan has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent...

April 12, 2019

La Diócesis Episcopal de Texas recibió una notificación del Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael B. Curry y del registrador de la Convención General, el Reverendo Canónigo Michael Barlowe, que la obispa sufragánea-electa Kathryn 'Kai' Ryan ha recibido la mayoría de los consentimientos necesarios...

May 10, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Sometime between the end of evening worship May 9 and the beginning of school May 11, a package detonated outside the office door of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beaumont. No one was injured in the blast, which drew a large response from Beaumont law...

May 9, 2018

Home Cooked Fridays, a weekly meal prepared by the community for the community, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Austin, is prepared with rescued food. Photo courtesy of Kelly Barnhill

[Episcopal News Service] It’s a problem with no clear solution. Immigrants...

December 3, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Bishop Andy Doyle has announced that he’s received and accepted the resignation of the Rev. Freda Marie Brown, executive director of St. Vincent’s House, a social service agency of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Galveston. Her last day will be Dec. 31, 2017....

September 17, 2017

Diocese of Texas Assistant Bishop Hector Monterroso joins members of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, on Sept. 16 as they help a family from Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Houston. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As the Diocese of Texas continues an...

September 5, 2017

The Rev. James Derkits, rector of Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas, said Sept. 3 that people there were “living out the teaching of Romans.” Photo: Jennifer Wickham via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] Sometimes, it is the simplest words that work the best....

August 27, 2017

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with dioceses throughout the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana as they assess the ongoing impact of Hurricane Harvey and prepare to respond.

Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a Category 4...

August 27, 2017

 

Interstate highway 45 is submerged during widespread flooding Aug. 28 in Houston. Photo: REUTERS/Richard Carson

[Episcopal News Service] As Hurricane Harvey stalled over the Houston area causing catastrophic and deadly flooding, Episcopalians across south Texas are assessing...

August 2, 2017

The Rev. Lisa Hunt, rector of St. Stephen’s, Houston and the Rev. Jon Page, pastor of First Congregational Church, Houston met with Rep. Todd Hunter, chair of the Calendar Committee of the Texas Legislature during an Interfaith Advocacy Day to oppose the “bathroom” bill.

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