Latino ministry expands with new hire

The Rev. Simón Bautista

Dean Thompson is pleased to announce the addition of the Rev. Simón Bautista to the Cathedral staff. Bautista will serve as Canon Missioner for Latino Ministries and Outreach. With the arrival of Bautista, Jim McGill becomes Canon Missioner to the Beacon and Associate Missioner for Latino Ministries. A native of the Dominican Republic, Bautista has [read more…]

City ArtWorks Teachers’ Exhibition: Honoring Jeanne Roth

Jeanne Roth

During the month of August, the Cloister Gallery will once again host the City ArtWorks Teachers’ Exhibition, featuring original drawings, paintings, and assemblage by the program’s instructors. City ArtWorks is a local arts-education organization that offers after-school art classes for more than 3,000 elementary and middle-school students each year. The artwork in the exhibition is [read more…]

Cloister Gallery: Nergis Mustafa

Detail of painting by Nergis Mustafa

During the month of July, the Cloister Gallery welcomes Houston artist Nergis Mustafa for an exhibit of her work in oil, acrylic, and watercolor. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 11, from 6–8 p.m. “For many years now I have been fascinated by the human face,” Mustafa says, “each one distinct, telling its [read more…]

Unity in Mission Task Force commissioned by vestry, dean

In 2012, the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church authorized for provisional use the liturgy entitled, “The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant,” for the blessing of monogamous, same-sex relationships that intend to be lifelong. In anticipation of General Convention, Bishop of Texas Andy Doyle chaired a diocesan task force with former Secretary [read more…]

Emergency pastoral care line added under Vision Action Plan

For after-hours emergency pastoral care, call 713-826-5332 As a part of the Vision Action Plan for pastoral care, the After-Hours Emergency Care Line is now available to Cathedral members and their families. If a life event or crisis creates a need for pastoral care outside of regular office hours, please call the care line number [read more…]

Flat Andy returns!

Download the June issue of The Bulletin and take Flat Andy with you this summer.

Flat Andy returns for more summer adventures visiting Episcopal churches in the U.S. and abroad! Bishop Andy is traveling on sabbatical, and so is Flat Andy. Where will he go? Print out Flat Andy and pose for a picture with him at the churches you visit outside Houston. Then send the photo to [read more…]

Youth prepare for summer mission trips


Mission trips are one of the most impactful opportunities for a young person to take. They enable us to practice our calling as Christians, to go out in the world proclaiming the name of Jesus and to love our neighbors. The memories will last a lifetime along with the lessons learned from the experience. This [read more…]