Diocese of Texas

Articles

June 8, 2004

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas recently discovered that its former treasurer Ronald D. Null misappropriated money from the Diocese and concealed this fact, both from the diocese and its auditors, over a number of years. At the present time the diocese is conducting an investigation. A forensic...

April 30, 2004

I RODE THE well-used elevator down one floor to the basement of Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church in midtown Houston, accompanied by several people who had slept in a park the night before. We smelled the coffee as soon as the doors opened and, after filling Styrofoam cups, walked down the...

November 18, 2003

St. James Episcopal Church in Houston was hit by a tornado Monday, November 17, leaving only the sacristy and the back wall of the church standing, held in place by a huge pine tree that had fallen into the nave. No one was inside the church, and the 126 students in St. James’ School, 30 feet...

September 25, 2003

A year and a half ago, an article in the religion section of the Houston Chronicle inspired new ministries at two churches in the Diocese of Texas.

A translation of an age-old Jewish tradition, the article said, prayer shawls are bringing comfort to people facing a particularly difficult...

February 3, 2003

The breakup of the Columbia orbiter over the vast north central area of the Diocese of Texas, which includes Houston's Johnson Space Center within its boundaries, has opened an intimate window to the tragedy for the diocesan community. Churches in the NASA area and in the path of the Columbia...

August 7, 2002

A dozen Christian, Jewish and Muslim children escaped the violence of life in the Middle East in an effort to build friendships and understanding that may provide a beacon of hope for peace in the future. And they found that opportunity in July at Camp Allen in the Diocese of Texas.

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July 21, 2002

'Bless the Diocese of Texas,' said Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, commissioning a crowd of more than 2,000 Episcopalians during a celebratory Eucharist at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts in Houston, Texas, on July 19. 'Make it strong. May it reach out in loving sacrifice and...

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