Dr. Raymond Barfield Book Signing, Panel Discussion

Dr. Raymond Barfield, a pediatric oncologist at Duke University School of Medicine and associate professor of Philosophy at Duke Divinity School, works with the Institute on Care at the End of Life at Duke Divinity School where he focuses on the intersection of spirituality and medicine. He will be in San Antonio for two memorable events in September.more...

Photography with a Benefit Opening Sept 13

[San Antonio Express-News, August 30] "Contemplation" was the theme that guided artist Patsy Sasek as she curated the work of ten photographers for an exhibit and sale to benefit a small nonprofit started by her husband that cares for people who can't afford end-of-life care.more...

New Vestry Resource Guide Now Available

[Episcopal Church Foundation] Whether you're a new vestry member or a seasoned veteran, the Episcopal Church Foundation’s newly revised Vestry Resource Guide is essential reading. With a deliberate focus on the importance of lay and clergy leadership teams, you'll find comprehensive information and advice about the ministry of the vestry, leading faith communities, stewardship, and navigating clergy transitions.more...

New School Year Brings Backpacks, Books, Blessings

The beginning of a new school year brings backpacks, books, and blessings. All three were evident at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Wimberley Monday morning, August 24.more...

Two Churches Break Barriers

[By Bill Clough, Beeville Publishing Company] In age, they are two years apart. Both are ordained Christians. Yet, they represent opposite ends of both the racial and the denominational spectrum.more...

Out of Deep Waters: Remembering Katrina

[Episcopal News Service - Gulf Coast] It was Sunday; just six days after Hurricane Katrina had ripped a swath of death and destruction across the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Mississippi. It was time for church.more...

Bowden's Feast Day Celebrated at Christ Church

A joyful crowd gathered at Christ Church, San Antonio, on Tuesday evening, August 18, to commemorate the feast day of Artemisia Bowden for the first time. At the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, held this summer in Salt Lake City, Bowden surpassed all criteria set forth and is now listed among the saints in “Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints.”more...

The Beginning of the Good News: A Study on Mark

At Diocesan Council in February, Bishop Lillibridge asked the diocese to read and study the Gospel of Mark. This summer, individuals were encouraged to read the Gospel of Mark to prepare for the upcoming diocesan-wide study that is now available on the spiritual formation blogsite, The Beginning of the Good News.more...

SLES Head of School Appointed to SAES Board

Mr. Thomas McLaughlin, Head of School at St. Luke’s Episcopal School, has been appointed to serve on the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools’ (SAES) board. SAES serves 118 Episcopal schools, richly diverse in location, size and scope, throughout the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.more...

TMI Students Earn National Classics Honors

All five students representing TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas who attended the national convention of the Junior Classical League (JCL) earned top 10 places in competition at their respective levels.more...