Diocese of Texas

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April 5, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Two nominations for bishop suffragan for the eastern region of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas were announced on April. 2, following the Standing Committee’s preliminary background checks. The Rev. Beth J. Fain, rector of St. Mary’s, Cypress, and the Rev....

March 27, 2012

St. Luke's Friends of Nursing program raised more than $262,000 at their annual luncheon and fashion show fundraising event to support educational and research opportunities for nursing programs. Pictured are co-chairs Denise Monteleone and Dr. Veronica Selinko-Curran. Photo/Diocese of Texas...

March 13, 2012

The Springtime Chicken Family Band performed "Wagon Wheel" by Old Crow Medicine Show. Photo/Joshua Kamnetz

[Diocese of Texas] Who knew medical students were so talented? On March 8, University of Texas Medical Branch students held their annual fundraiser for the St. Vincent’s House...

January 31, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Officials in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas announced Jan. 30 that a coordinated effort to help Bastrop County families recover from last September’s wildfires has begun. Volunteers and donations are needed to help rebuilding efforts.

The diocese’s...

December 6, 2011

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] St. David’s Episcopal Church in Austin is taking a new approach to entering the Christmas season. Church leaders have commissioned a high school parishioner to “tag” the outside of the Church with graffiti each of the four Advent weeks leading to Christmas. What...

October 17, 2011

At the beginning of October, the Rev. Mike Besson witnessed 1,300 pumpkins being delivered to his new church, St. Catherine's in Missouri City, in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. The third annual pumpkin patch serves as a fundraiser for St. Catherine's as well as a community event.

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September 7, 2011

Before voluntarily evacuating on Sept. 8, Camp Allen staff moved resident horses, snakes, and birds to safety, installed sprinklers on roofs and closed up buildings in hopes that the beloved Episcopal Diocese of Texas campground would be spared damage from a devastating wildfire burning a few...

September 5, 2011

The wildfire raging about 30 miles east of Austin, Texas, had already claimed her home, so the Rev. Lisa Hines was taking no chances Sept. 6. She carefully packed Eucharistic vessels from Calvary Church, Bastrop, into her car, in case a speedy getaway became necessary.

"Our lost-houses...

July 25, 2011

Recently, members of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas worked to rebuild the home of the Morris family of Smithville, Mississippi. The Morrises are victims of the April tornadoes that swept across portions of Mississippi and Alabama. The EF5 tornado that struck Smithville destroyed almost every...

June 22, 2011

St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas, recently donated 1,200 books to the first grade class at Menchaca Elementary School in the hopes of preventing the typical "summer slide" in reading comprehension. Each of the 106 first graders received 12 books donated by the parish.

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