Diocese of Louisiana

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August 10, 2008

"Remember, O Lord, what has befallen us; The old men have left the city gate, the young men their music." Taking those words from the Book of Lamentations to heart, St. Anna's Episcopal Church New Orleans is working with the New Orleans Police Department to replace guns with creative outlets...

August 7, 2008

A New Orleans parish has launched a special "Horns for Guns" collection for August 17, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins has noted in a letter to local clergy and lay people.

 

"I would like to bring your attention again to Fr. Bill Terry's 'Horns for Guns'...

April 6, 2008

When the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal funding for case management services will be extended through June 1, the Diocese of Louisiana rejoiced -- and earned some credit.

 

As The New Orleans Times-Picayune explains, "in late 2005 a partnership...

April 2, 2008

When the New Orleans levees buckled, they gave way to more than cascading waters. They exposed years of racial and economic inequity and launched a flood of new voices, grassroots coalitions and a reborn Episcopal Church, all working together for justice.

Shakoor Aljuwani is part of that...

March 12, 2008

Millions of Christians around the world will mark this Sunday as Palm Sunday, commemorating Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem in the days preceding his trial and execution by crucifixion.

In Episcopal churches across the United States, adults and children will carry home palm leaves...

March 9, 2008

Bishop Johannes Seoka of the Diocese of Pretoria in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa recently challenged members of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana to engage in "the quest for reconciled living" by seeking "restorative justice…to restore broken relationships so that people can live in...

December 30, 2007

When the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Louisiana State University Tigers at the BCS National Championship Game on January 7, more than bragging rights are on the line. The Episcopal dioceses of Southern Ohio and Louisiana have found a way to make sure everyone comes out a winner -- regardless...

December 14, 2007

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins has sent an open letter to the New Orleans City Council urging council members to "reclaim and renew existing Federal Housing Projects as temporary and dignified homes," for those still in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) trailers...

November 5, 2007

Grinnell Corps, the service corps of Grinnell College, Iowa, will add New Orleans to the list of sites to benefit from Grinnell graduates' commitment to community service and social justice.

Grinnell Corps has established a relationship with the Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative...

October 11, 2007

Jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins plays at a "mission to musicians" jam session at St. Anna's Episcopal Church in New Orleans. On the Wednesday evening during the House of Bishops meeting in this city, Ruffins helped St. Anna's do what it's done every Wednesday for nearly two years, since the great...

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