Ice House

At Casa Juan Diego, a Home Far, Far Away from Home

What's the driving force behind the oldest Catholic Worker community in Houston? Endless opportunities to help—and the zealous Louise Zwick.

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

With Ghana ThinkTank, Houston Gets a Little Help from Afar

A collective of artists has decided to "develop the First World" for a change.

06/22/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Twisted

How a Nigerian Kid from Alief is Making Purpose Popular

Former college football star Tobe Nwigwe is set to let others know that their lives are far beyond their circumstances.

06/19/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Ice House

Hola, Allah: Welcome to the Country's Only Latino Mosque, Right Here In Houston

At Centro Islámico in southwest Houston, don't be surprised to hear both as-salamu alaykum and buenos días.

05/25/2017 By Adam Doster

Pour

You Don't Have to Be a Torah Scholar to Enjoy This Synagogue's Beers

Drop the Dos Equis and try a Dos Aleph instead.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Travel

In Ethiopia, a Search for the Lost Ark

Does the famous Ark of the Covenant actually reside in Africa?

03/29/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Bayougraphy

Meet the Minister Building Bridges Between Refugee Communities in Westbury

The best way to reach a community? Move in.

09/19/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Trend Piece

The Cross, Examined: 5 Houston Designers Who Rethink Religious Jewelry

Want to sparkle for Easter? These five Houston designers infuse their jewels with modern interpretations of religious symbols.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Religion

Houses of Worship

A meditation on the spectacularly diverse ways Houstonians keep the faith.

03/02/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Profiles

Profiles in Faith: A Chat with Six of Houston's Religious Leaders

How do you maintain traditions in a modern world? Should you have a Facebook page? Could Houston be heaven?

03/01/2016 By Laura Gillespie and Steven Devadanam

Houston's Houses of Worship

City of Faith(s): Religion in Houston by the Numbers

Breaking down the city's Baptists and Buddhists, infographic-style.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston’s Houses of Worship

The Way of Devotion

A pocket of southwest Houston illuminates a diverse city of faith.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston’s Houses of Worship

Seeking the Light Within: A Day in the Life of a City of Faith

From cathedrals to mandirs, the doors are always open at these nine spiritual spaces.

03/01/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Theater

Saving Grace Around Negative Religious Sentiment

Documentary play Dialogues on Grace combines a variety of different religious ideals with thoughts on anti-Muslim sentiment.

02/16/2016 By Camilla Cook

Religion 2.0

In a Storied Downtown Concert Hall, a New Church Takes Root

City Church at the House of Blues isn't your grandmother's Sunday service.

12/04/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Television

Tropic of Cancel: CW’s The Messengers

Televangelism has a new address, but not for long.

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Breaking the Fast

Ramadan Is On: Where to Eat Iftar This Year

The annual month of fasting also brings with it a month of feasts.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Religion

To Preach Her Own

A story of faith, from Texas City to New York City

05/31/2015 By Lonna Dawson

Newsfix

VIDEO: Church Folks Get "Turnt Up" at Christian Nightclub

Sunday nights, when church is over, Houston church folks are heading out to a nightclub on Almeda Road.

05/16/2014 By Dan Derozier

BBQ

Of Pork and Preachers

Around here, barbecue and religion go hand in hand.

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by O. Rufus Lovett