The holy season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10, and continues to the festive day of Easter on March 27. Resources for Lent 2016 from the Episcopal Church will be available here and include a wide array of prayers, reflections, links, videos, social media, bulletin inserts, and more for all ages to participate in and experience a spirit-filled Lenten season.
Godly Play Core Training by the Godly Play Foundation is coming to Austin, February 19-21, graciously underwritten by the Diocese of Texas. The training will be held at St. Alban's, Austin, and led by Nancy St. John.
WIMBERLEY, TX – In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life of service, students at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Wimberley spent the day Monday, January 18, assembling bags filled with birthday party supplies for area children in need.
Claudia Clark, who teaches Latin at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was elected to the advisory board of the Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program at its January 14 Chairman’s Conference.
For this Lent the SSJE Brothers have teamed up with the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary to produce a six-week series of readings, questions, and videos to help individuals, parishes and groups come together to live more intentionally.
TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas has named Matthew Blake, Ed.D., to be Upper School Division Head, effective July 1. Blake, a 1985 alumnus of the school, currently is headmaster of St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Waco, an International Baccalaureate school serving students in preschool through sixth grade.
Three St. Luke’s Episcopal School, San Antonio, eighth-grade dancers have been accepted into the North East School of the Arts’ prestigious high school dance program at Robert E. Lee High School. North East School of the Arts, also known as NESA, is ranked among the top ten arts high schools in the nation.
St. Luke’s Episcopal School, San Antonio, received a grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support the school’s James L. Newman Library. The school was selected from 27,924 applicants. In addition to Patterson’s support, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson's donation with "bonus points" that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for their classrooms.
[By Neel Lane, board chair of Episcopal Relief & Development and member of St. Paul's, San Antonio] I write you at the beginning of a new year, the celebration of Christ’s birth still fresh in our memories. If you are like me, your Christmas tree is still up, and it will be taken down only reluctantly in the days to come. And then only because you don’t want to be that crazy neighbor who keeps his tree up until March.