Diocese of Texas

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September 25, 2009

The design for All Saints Chapel at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas in San Antonio has won an architectural award for its designers.

Chris Carson, a TMI alumnus who graduated in 1951, was the lead architect for the chapel, which was dedicated September 7. Carson is a principal...

August 26, 2009

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission in southwest Austin, Texas, has received grants from St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities and other agencies that will enable it to serve 4,000 more underinsured and uninsured working poor patients. Melinda Rodriguez, director of development for the Wallace...

June 11, 2009

The future home of the Episcopal Church archives -- an "irreplaceable" collection that includes colonial-period artifacts and material dating to the 10th century -- is planned for a recently acquired block in downtown Austin, Texas.

The Episcopal Church on June 3 purchased the land,...

February 18, 2009

Episcopal Diocese of Texas Bishop Don Wimberly has handed over operations of the diocesan offices and the work of the diocese at large to Bishop Coadjutor Andy Doyle.

Wimberly announced his intention to step away from diocesan operations in his February 14 address to the 160th Diocesan...

February 17, 2009

When Hurricane Ike made landfall on September 13, 2008, the 600 fundraising cookbooks that had arrived the week prior at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in League City, Texas survived.

Twenty miles to the southeast, the cookbooks' beneficiary, Galveston's St. Vincent's House, a...

November 21, 2008

When C. Andrew Doyle is consecrated a bishop coadjutor in Houston on November 22, he will receive all the trappings of his office, including episcopal vestments, a Bible and a pectoral cross.

 

For the newest bishop in the Diocese of Texas, his cross -- a gift from the clergy and...

September 14, 2008

Episcopal Dioceses in Texas and Louisiana spent much of September 15 assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Ike and trying to help care for the storm's survivors.

Episcopal parishes in the Houston-based Diocese of Texas reported no loss of life among their congregations. However, Texas...

May 23, 2008

The Rev. C. Andrew Doyle was elected May 24 to be the ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.

 

Doyle, 41, is a native of Texas who has spent his entire ordained ministry in the diocese. He is currently canon to the ordinary for Texas Bishop Don Wimberly. Doyle describes...

March 17, 2008

Plans by the Texas Department of Transportation to develop the I-69 Trans Texas Corridor project from Laredo to Texarkana will obliterate the peace and tranquility of Camp Allen if the current route is approved.

One of the proposed routes for the more than $140 billion corridor goes up...

February 21, 2008

The 159th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas recessed mid-afternoon on February 16 so that it can reconvene at Christ Church Cathedral in Houston on May 24 to elect the ninth Bishop of Texas.

As storms threatened outside, 453 lay delegates and 224 clergy elected...

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