Hurricane Katrina/Gulf Coast

Articles

August 28, 2006

The Oak Park neighborhood of Pass Christian looked much like any modest, working-class neighborhood—until Hurricane Katrina dumped between 15 and 20 feet of floodwater and debris on the area.

Camp Coast Care (CCC), a recovery and reconstruction mission for those in need on the...

August 27, 2006

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall nearly one year ago, the Rev. Harold Roberts and his wife, Janice, were among thousands left homeless when the historic Church of the Redeemer in Biloxi, Mississippi, and its rectory were completely leveled. Redeemer was one of six Episcopal churches...

August 24, 2006

A number of events are planned in Louisiana and Mississippi to commemorate Hurricane Katrina's passage over the Gulf Coast and her aftermath in late August and early September 2005.

In the two days leading up to the anniversary, "Nurturing the Nurturers," an event for teachers and...

August 23, 2006

One year after Hurricane Katrina, Episcopal churches along the Gulf Coast are struggling to rebuild. To assist them, a national appeal to support the restoration of the church's presence in Mississippi and Louisiana is reaching out to individuals, congregations and dioceses to provide badly...

August 22, 2006

Episcopalians will join with their neighbors all over the Gulf Coast to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the days when Hurricane Katrina devastated the region.

Commemorations on both the congregational and diocesan level are planned in the dioceses of Louisiana and Mississippi. In...

August 20, 2006

Long-term recovery efforts continue on the Gulf Coast a year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region on August 29, 2005. Volunteers are still needed to help in that work.

Camp Coast Care (CCC) on the campus of Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, Mississippi, operates a recovery...

June 1, 2006

Episcopalians who have returned to New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina flooded 80 percent of the city have united to rescue their neighborhoods, help one another and speak of how the storm drew many of them closer to God.

At Grace Church in Midtown, members worshipped outdoors for...

May 26, 2006

With hurricane season a week away, a special commission of the National Council of Churches (NCC) promises to "speak truth to power" throughout the long and arduous rebuilding effort of this city and the entire Gulf Coast region.

Eight months ago hurricane damage and destruction "took off...

February 2, 2006

A group of interfaith clergy, including Bishop Charles Jenkins of the Diocese of Louisiana and led by Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans, is urging serious engagement of the citizens of New Orleans in the Bring New Orleans Back Commission's planning so...

January 31, 2006

Deedee Galbraith jokes that she didn’t lose everything in Hurricane Katrina -- her house in Long Beach, Miss., was a beautiful beach cottage, “and now we’re the proud owners of a concrete slab with a hardwood floor.”

Galbraith and her husband, Episcopal priest James Galbraith, shared...

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