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Diocese of West Texas New Logo

NEW Logo for the Diocese of West Texas

It looks like we weren't the only ones working on a rebranding in 2019. At the recent council of the DWTX, Emily Kittrell, Diocesan Director of Marketing and Communications, unveiled the…

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ChoRuss Vocal Ensemble

ChoRuss is Coming Back to St. Philip’s

We are pleased to announce that the wonderful Ensemble “ChoRuss” will be back in Uvalde in May to entertain and delight us once again. Last year we weren’t sure what…

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Delegates to Diocesan Council 20202

Diocesan Council 2020 Updates

Rebecca Taylor's words on her first DWTX Council: With the beautiful Corpus Christi shoreline as our backdrop, hundreds of delegates from the Diocese of West Texas met last week to…

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Choir Retreat

What does a “Choir Retreat” mean for us? New music, repurposed familiar tunes, and new ideas for St. Philip’s!

The choir recently gathered in Concan at the Capt’s beautiful river home for a retreat. Our leader for the next two days was Matt Wise, Associate Rector for Liturgy, Adult…

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Parish Meeting Uvalde, Texas

Living Beyond Our Means – The 2020 Annual Parish Meeting

“We live beyond our means.” That’s what I said at the annual meeting. It was the thread that ran throughout the meeting and the theme of everything I talked about.…

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Read The Rev. Dr. Michael K. Marsh’s Sermons

AN EPISCOPAL PRIEST’S SERMONS, PRAYERS, AND REFLECTIONS ON LIFE, BECOMING HUMAN, AND DISCOVERING OUR DIVINITY

RSS Interrupting the Silence

  • This Is The One – A Palm Sunday Sermon On Matthew 21:1-11
    Palm Sunday – Matthew 21:1-11 Most years Palm Sunday tends to focus on the palms. But not this year. This year there is no palm procession. We’re not waving our palms and children aren’t having sword fights with theirs. We’re not walking into the church together singing All glory, laud, and honor and “the lips […]
  • The Pandemic Is Our Holy Week
    The COVID-19 pandemic does not stand as a barrier or in opposition to Holy Week. The pandemic is our Holy Week. We don’t need to try and make Holy Week “normal” or like previous years. We need to experience and connect to Holy Week, not in spite of what is happening, but through what is […]
  • A Prayer For Law Enforcement Officers
    We thank you, O Lord, for the women and men in law enforcement, for their willingness to answer the call to protect and serve, and for their dedication to the safety, well-being, and protection of others. Send your holy angels to stand guard and keep watch over them. May their names be always on the […]
  • A Prayer For Healthcare Providers
    We thank you, O Lord, for all who dedicate themselves to the study and practice of healing. Bless physicians, nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and all others who minister to the sick and suffering. Grant them wisdom and skill, sympathy, and patience. Give them strength when they are weary, hope when they despair, faith when they doubt, […]
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