Review

It's Back to School with Sister at Stages

Denise Fennell proves again why this summertime show is worth the ticket.

08/23/2019 By Doni Wilson

Visual Arts

Buddhist Monks, Sand Paintings, and the Ephemerality of Now

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in southern India return to Asia Society Texas for a week of painting and dance.

08/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

L'Chaim

One Father, Nine Adopted Kids, and Lots of Faith

Hayim Cohen has nine sons, ranging in age from 5 to 18, all adopted from foster care, all Hasidic Jews.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Holiday Road

Celebrate Christmas with Las Posadas in San Antonio

A yuletide pilgrimage.

12/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Domecoming

The Original Greek Festival Has a Big, Shiny Surprise

Yes, there will be wine and baklava. But have you seen the new cathedral?

10/02/2018 By Holly Beretto

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

Inside a Houston Bar Mitzvah

This Jewish tradition is also a helluva party.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Grown-ish

The Houstonian's Guide to Coming-of-Age Celebrations

Houston families fête their almost-adults in style, with a lot of love and some incredible parties: quinceañeras, deb balls, b’nai mitzvah, Sweet 16s, and more.

05/29/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Harvey Fallout

FEMA Might Pay to Rebuild Churches Post-Harvey After All

A policy change could mean religious organizations will have access to federal disaster relief funds.

01/04/2018 By Dianna Wray

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