Diocese of Louisiana

Articles

January 2, 2007

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins celebrated the first official commemoration of the Feast of Frances Joseph Gaudet (1861-1934) on December 30.

Gaudet was a woman of African American and Native American heritage whose faith and charity in the face of racism and...

November 30, 2006

Ann Ball, the longest-serving editor of "Churchwork" in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, has resigned to join Louisiana's Office of Disaster Response as a case manager.

In her new position, Ball will assist New Orleanians who need help returning to their homes after Hurricane Katrina...

October 26, 2006

In post-Katrina New Orleans, recovery efforts are sluggish and many people are still homeless. Volunteers are as important now as ever.

Ten women from across the country heeded the call and arrived on October 10 for a five-day mission visit to New Orleans. It just so happened that these...

September 25, 2006

A "commitment announcement" to support the redevelopment plan created by the residents of New Orleans' Broadmoor neighborhood was made by Walter Shorenstein, Douglas Ahlers, Walter Isaacson, and the Carnegie Corporation of New York during the September 20-22 meeting of the Clinton Global...

September 1, 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 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...

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...

November 3, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Charles E. Jenkins, bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana, will preach on November 6 in New York City at St. Thomas’ Church, Fifth Avenue, for the parish’s 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. services. He will also speak informally with parishioners at the coffee hour following the 11 a.m. service...

October 31, 2005

The forging of partnerships with congregations and dioceses that suffered hurricane damage, a pledge of long-term commitment from Episcopal Relief and Development and the beginning of a new national plan for disaster preparedness have developed in recent weeks as bishops and then Executive...

October 31, 2005

Editor’s note: Bishop Charles Jenkins, displaced from his diocesan offices in New Orleans, his own home uninhabitable, spoke to Episcopal Life’s associate editor Nan Cobbey from the temporary, but perhaps long-term, loaned offices at St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge. To learn more...

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