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Hurricane Katrina Aftermath and Response
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The Rev. Clairborne Jones loads food for Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, Mississippi

The Rev. Clairborne Jones, vicar of Emmaus House in Atlanta, Georgia, piled her station wagon high with food and left prepared to feed 1,000 people a Sunday dinner of fried chicken, cole slaw and potato salad at Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, Mississippi.


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The Rev. Rob Wood loads boxes for Episcopal School in Mississippi

The Rev. Rob Wood of the Diocese of Atlanta loads boxes into the back of a bus bound for Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, Mississippi.


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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Church of the Annunciation: flood damage and mold.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Extensive damage at St. Paul's, New Orleans.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Extensive damage at St. Paul's, New Orleans. Note the high water mark above the Word 'Episcopal.'
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Extensive damage at St. Paul's, New Orleans
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

One of our vehicles and its identifying signage, parked in front of the church.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Bishop Jenkins with the reserved sacrament which several in our group consumed in the church.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Church of the Annunciation: flood damage and mold.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

A stained glass window depicting Martin Luther King, with a damaged church flag in the foreground
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)


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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Rev. Roger Allen with Bishop Griswold at Holy Comforter Chapel on the campus of the University of New Orleans. The chapel received little damage, but Father Allen's home was virtually destroyed.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Bishop Griswold and Bishop Packard speak with military chaplains outside Church of the Annunciation in New Orleans.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Bishop Griswold and Bishop Packard speak with military chaplains outside Church of the Annunciation in New Orleans.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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Presiding Bishop Visits New Orleans

Bishop Griswold and Bishop Packard speak with military chaplains outside Church of the Annunciation in New Orleans.
(Sarah Bartenstein, Episcopal News Service)

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St. James House aide helps resident with her breakfast

St. James House aide helps resident with her breakfast. Residents and Staff have evacuated to Camp Allen from Baytown ahead of hurricane Rita.
(Carol Barnwell, Diocese of Texas)

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Bishop Don Wimberly and Executive Assistant Rebecca Sweitzer

Bishop Don Wimberly and Executive Assistant Rebecca Sweitzer continue diocesan operations at Camp Allen near Navasota , Texas.
(Carol Barnwell, Diocese of Texas)

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The quiet before the storm.

The quiet before the storm. Winds continue to increase Friday afternoon ahead of Rita. Camp Allen is two and a half hours from the coast and is expecting tropical storm gusts up to 55 miles an hour.
(Carol Barnwell, Diocese of Texas)

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Ginger Polomo prepares medications

Ginger Polomo prepares medications for St. James residents in the makeshift pharmacy set up at Camp Allen
(Carol Barnwell, Diocese of Texas)

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Residents of Swan Nursing Home

Residents of Swan Nursing Home are helped to their rooms after lunch on Friday. Swan Manor has 22 residents staying at Camp Allen.
(Carol Barnwell, Diocese of Texas)

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New young students at Ascension Day School

Ascension Day School in Lafayette, Louisiana, enrolled 115 students evacuated from schools closed by Hurricane Katrina.
(Ascension Day School)

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New students at Ascension Day School, Lafayette, Louisiana

Ascension Day School in Lafayette, Louisiana, enrolled 115 students evacuated from schools closed by Hurricane Katrina.
(Ascension Day School)

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Parents and students at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Parents and students from schools hit by Hurricane Katrina register for classes at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana.


(Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School)

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Students at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana

In the midst of taking in 80 students displaced by Hurricane Katrina, students at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana, continued their normal mission and outreach projects. The first grade always helps animals both locally and internationally. This year they decided to provide food for the barns of displaced animals in Gonzales, Lousiana, where about 500 animals are being held.
(Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School)

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Parents of students at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Parents of students at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School in Lake Charles, Louisiana, made sure each of the 80 evacuated students had a book bag filled with school supplies and a snack when they arrived.
(Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School)

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St Marks Church, before Katrina

St Mark's Episcopal Church, Gulfport MS, as it appeared before the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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Katrina Aftermath:St. Marks Sign, Gulfport MS

Along the coast at Gulfport, Mississippi, where the eye of Hurricane Katrina made landfall August 29, a sign for St. Mark's Episcopal Church lies on the roadside near where the church once rested.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: Ocean Drive in Gulfport, MS

Scenes on Ocean Drive in Gulfport highlight the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: The congregation of St. Marks Church

The congregation of St. Mark's Church, Gulfport, gather on the slab upon which the church once stood September 4 to celebrate Eucharist with their rector, the Very Rev. James Bo Roberts, and Bishop Duncan Gray III of Mississippi.

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Katrina Aftermath: Houses flattened behind St Marks

Houses flattened by Hurricane Katrina form the backdrop of the service at St. Mark's Church, Gulfport.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: Ocean Drive in Gulfport, MS

Scenes on Ocean Drive in Gulfport highlight the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: the Very Rev. James Bo Roberts

Visibly moved, St. Mark's rector, the Very Rev. James Bo Roberts, offered words of encouragement to his congregation as they met for the first time since the church was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina August 29.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Bishop Duncan Gray III of Mississippi

Bishop Duncan Gray III of Mississippi speaks to reporters before a September 4 service at St. Mark's Church, Gulfport, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: St Marks Church Remains

All that remains of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Gulfport, is the slab where the building once stood.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina Aftermath: St. Marks Episcopal Flag

An Episcopal flag alerts passers by to the site where St. Mark's Church, Gulfport, once stood.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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Katrina: Sign for St Marks Service

On Church Avenue in Gulfport, Mississippi, a makeshift sign announces a service on the site where St. Mark's Church once stood before it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

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Katrina Aftermath: Altar Rails Rubble

Lying behind the altar rails resurrected from the rubble, remnants of houses show the scale of destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina.
(Matt Davies, ENS)

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