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Crossroads of Faith: An exploration of Houston’s Diverse Sacred Sites

When immigrants arrived in Houston, one of the most diverse cities in the United States their faith often offered solace in unfamiliar land.

New arrivals to the city on the bayou erected places of worship, not only to preserve belief, but to provide a sense of community and identity, and to share resources. On this tour, journey to explore sacred spaces that maintain the ancient practices of Greek Orthodox Christians, the mysticism of Hare Krishna Hindus and the universal ideas of Doaists and Buddhists.

This tour has three stops:

  • St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church
  • Hare Krishna Temple and Cultural Center
  • Guandi Temple


Saturday, March 9, 2019

Meet at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Ave.  and catch a bus to the three locations. Lunch is included at Hare Krishna.


Tickets are $55 by prepaid reservation only.

For information call Becky Lao at: 713-364-6344