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

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