Posts from July 2019

Posts from July 2019

Join the Lights for Liberty vigil Friday night July 12 in Arlington

The congregation of St. Alban’s Theatre Arlington is inviting everyone to join them for a silent vigil in support of the many people, especially children, who are legally trying to enter this country but who are being kept in confinement in detention centers. People will meet near the DREAM sculpture at the southwest corner of the intersection of Abram and Pecan streets in Arlington at 8:00 pm on Friday, July 12, 2019. The vigil will last less than 30 minutes.…

Texas bishops’ statement decrying conditions at border detention camps

July 8, 2019 To our state and national leaders, We are bishops of the six Episcopal dioceses in Texas. All but 700 miles of the almost 2,000 miles of the US-Mexico border are in Texas. All of Texas feels the impact of anything that happens on our southern border. We feel it through our families, many of whom have ancient deep roots in lands south of the United States. We feel it in our economy, as Mexico is Texas’ biggest…

All Texas bishops decry conditions in border detention centers

Bishops in all six Episcopal dioceses in the state of Texas have joined in issuing a statement calling on state and national leaders to swiftly address the inhumane conditions in the detention centers at the border. Read the statement in Spanish. Listen to an interview with Bishop Scott Mayer. The bishops’ statement To our state and national leaders, We are bishops of the six Episcopal dioceses in Texas. All but 700 miles of the almost 2,000 miles of the US-Mexico…

Emiten los obispos de las seis diócesis de Texas una declaración colaborativa lamentando las condiciones inhumanas en las fronteras de nuestro país.

8 de julio 2019 Somos los obispos de las seis diócesis episcopales en Texas. Al menos 700 de las casi 2,000 millas de la frontera entre U.S. y México se encuentran en Texas. Todo Texas siente el impacto de todo lo que sucede en nuestra frontera sur. Lo sentimos a través de nuestras familias, muchas de las cuales tienen raíces antiguas profundas en las tierras del sur de los Estados Unidos. Lo sentimos en nuestra economía, ya que México es…