Hurricane Katrina/Gulf Coast

Articles

January 8, 2006

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

Galbraith and her husband, the Rev. Jim Galbraith, were among...

January 1, 2006

Of the $15 million that Episcopalians and Anglican worldwide have given to Episcopal Relief and Development since Hurricane Katrina swept across the Gulf Coast, $4.5 million will support proposals from the dioceses of Mississippi and Louisiana to meet the unmet needs of people most affected by...

January 1, 2006

Just one year ago in Jackson, Miss., a nonprofit organization was reincarnated from successful Lutheran and Episcopal servant-ministry initiatives. Nine months later, Lutheran Episcopal Services in Mississippi exploded into service as one of the state’s leading disaster-response agencies....

December 20, 2005

Joint statement by:

The Rt. Rev. Harry B. Bainbridge III, Chairman, Episcopal Relief and DevelopmentThe Rt. Rev. Charles E. Jenkins, Diocese of LouisianaThe Rt. Rev. Duncan M. Gray III, Diocese of Mississippi

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

All three of us are deeply...

December 1, 2005

Days after hurricane Katrina devastated Mississippi and New Orleans in late August, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold met with the director of Episcopal Migration Ministries at the Episcopal Church Center in New York and asked the church’s refugee resettlement arm to respond.

“EMM was...

November 30, 2005

“I have always said I was only one paycheck away from trouble,” says Betty Harris, “but now I say I was only one hurricane away.”

Exiled by two hurricanes, Harris journeyed from New Orleans East to Seattle. There, she has begun to put her life back together thanks to the sponsorship of...

November 18, 2005

Editor's Note: This text replaces the article previously released under this headline on November 17, 2005. Photo's have also been added.

Formal partnerships are already underway between parishes across the country and those along the hurricane-...

November 17, 2005

Editor’s Note: Rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina – a top priority as New Orleans’ Christ Church Cathedral marks its bicentennial – will be featured in a Thanksgiving Day television special, “Gulf Coast Thanksgivings,” produced by the Episcopal Church and set to air...

November 16, 2005

For the first time in many weeks, on November 16, New Orleans smiled. And shouted. And danced.

More than 200 people formed up into the first big band "second line" since Hurricane Katrina, and moved out of St. Louis Cemetery #1 on Basin and St. Louis. The line of...

November 14, 2005

The U.S. Congress is considering more than 150 bills related to the damage wrought during this year's hurricane season.

The bishops of three Gulf Coast dioceses most affected by the damage wrote November 9 to all members of the U.S. House and Senate outlining the...

Pages