kate shellnutt

online journalist

 

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Author explores what can be gained from darkness

Houston Chronicle, Sept. 12, 2013


Radio host talks about her talks

Houston Chronicle, Oct. 11, 2012


Pakistani-American's wood carvings evoke beauty of the divine

Houston Chronicle, July 19, 2012


Second Baptist will launch Spanish service on Easter

Houston Chronicle, April 6, 2012


Astros season open a holy day for area Christians, Jews

Houston Chronicle, April 4, 2012


Catholics open up during sacrament

Houston Chronicle, March 29, 2012


Houston joins rally opposing birth control mandate

Houston Chronicle, March 23, 2012


Pope’s visit to Mexico an answer to Catholics’ prayers

Houston Chronicle, March 23, 2012


Pope will visit violence-wracked Mexico

Houston Chronicle, March 18, 2012


U.S. sees rise of Islamic centers

Houston Chronicle, March 8, 2012


Treat not just for Jewish holiday anymore

Houston Chronicle, March 8, 2012


Orthodox lifestyle, Sabbath at the center of Beren case

Houston Chronicle, March 2, 2012


Woman behind ‘GCB’ hopes people see beyond ‘b-word’

Houston Chronicle, March 2, 2012


Tattoo artist finds his ministry in ink

Houston Chronicle, February 23, 2012


Tattoos spread Montrose church’s Lenten message

Houston Chronicle, February 23, 2012


Southern Baptists offer an alternative name

Houston Chronicle, February 23, 2012


Conservative Presbyterians launch new denomination

Houston Chronicle, February 9, 2012


Donations let more young Jews travel to Israel

Houston Chronicle, February 2, 2012


New leader brings ex-Anglicans into the Catholic fold

Houston Chronicle, February 9, 2012

San Antonio Express-News, February 9, 2012


Houston’s 2011 religion newsmakers

Houston Chronicle, December 29, 2011


Real meaning of Christmas changes lives

Houston Chronicle, December 24, 2011


With Christmas on Sunday, some churches scaling back

Houston Chronicle, December 23, 2011


Families keep focus on Christ, not Santa

Houston Chronicle, December 22, 2011


Literacy can end mistakes about Hanukkah

Houston Chronicle, December 20, 2011


Americans turning Hanukkah into holiday of giving

Houston Chronicle, December 15, 2011

Salt Lake Tribune, December 20, 2011


Churches reach out to grieving during Advent

Houston Chronicle, December 9, 2011


Dancers honor the Virgin

Houston Chronicle, December 2, 2011


Osteens pitching reality show for prime time

Houston Chronicle, November 29, 2011


Informal setting, BYOB policy set Well Done apart

Houston Chronicle, November 29, 2011


Catholics prepare to usher in Mass changes

Houston Chronicle, November 19, 2011


Diwali celebration lights up Hindu faith

Houston Chronicle, October 25, 2011


Film tells story of faith and justice

Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2011


Southern Baptist Convention considers name change

Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2011


Osteen teaches happiness in new book

Houston Chronicle, September 15, 2011


Houston pastor recalls Bush’s strength after 9/11

Houston Chronicle, September 10, 2011


Post-9/11 Houston fertile for interfaith growth

Houston Chronicle, September 9, 2011


Growing numbers put Mormons in the spotlight

Houston Chronicle, September 1, 2011


Ship channel offers respite from rough seas

Houston Chronicle, August 13, 2011


Attendees see The Response as just a beginning

Houston Chronicle, August 6, 2011


Onward Christian voters: Religion plays a growing role in politics

Houston Chronicle, August 4, 2011


Lineup, details still iffy for prayer rally at Reliant

Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News August 4, 2011


Playgroups help Muslims teach children about Ramadan

Houston Chronicle, July 28, 2011


Slow food movement serves as church inspiration

Houston Chronicle, July 11, 2011


Pentecostal church from Nigeria plants congregations in U.S.

Houston Chronicle, June 23, 2011


New temple will serve north Houston Hindus

Houston Chronicle, June 16, 2011


OMG: Almost half of us texted, tweeted wrong person

Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, June 10, 2011

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Connecticut Post, June 13, 2011


Perry puts his faith out front with Reliant prayer meeting

Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, June 6, 2011


At 26, Eurel Manzano is sure of his commitment to priesthood

Houston Chronicle, June 2, 2011


St. Mark a constant in ever-changing Fifth Ward, pastor says

Houston Chronicle, May 26, 2011


Benedict makes first-ever papal call to space

Houston Chronicle, May 21, 2011


Rabbi Roy A. Walter grew with Emanu El

Houston Chronicle, May 19, 2011


LDS opening new meetinghouse for growing congregation

Houston Chronicle, April 28, 2011


Evangelicals making liturgical traditions their own

Houston Chronicle, April 22, 2011


Easter pageant at Woodridge is a grand event

Houston Chronicle, April 21, 2011


Christian pilgrims find inspiration in journey to Holy Land

Houston Chronicle, April 21, 2011


Sherri Shepherd picks up hosting gigs

Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, April 15, 2011


Can Christian faith co-exist with hockey’s violence?

Houston Chronicle, April 14, 2011


Ben Mezrich takes readers inside Facebook, NASA

Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, April 1, 2011

Columbus Dispatch, April 8, 2011


Documentary follows teens exiled from polygamist sect

Houston Chronicle, March 31, 2011


Officials: Clear Lake files intentional, but may not be arson

Houston Chronicle, March 21, 2011


Fires break out at Clear Lake mosque

Houston Chronicle, March 19, 2011


Suzie’s Grill keeps Houston Jews Kosher, connected

Houston Chronicle, March 18, 2011


Holi is a messy, playful celebration of divine love

Houston Chronicle, March 18, 2011


For many Christians, Lent marks a period of introspection

Houston Chronicle, March 10, 2011


Clear Lake church mourns slain pastor

Houston Chronicle, March 4, 2011


Unable to pay for repairs, East End Church is on the move

Houston Chronicle, February 24, 2011


Getting to the soul of yoga

Houston Chronicle, February 24, 2011


Grace Card is a modern-day morality tale

Houston Chronicle, February 24, 2011


Exhibit celebrates 400 years of KJV Bible

Houston Chronicle, February 3, 2011


Faith groups tackle sex trade surrounding Super Bowl

Houston Chronicle, February 2, 2011


MLK’s message resonates with religious groups

Houston Chronicle, January 13, 2011


Local Coptic churches mourn victims of bombing in Egypt

Houston Chronicle, January 6, 2011


Jewish a cappella groups drawing an audience

Houston Chronicle, December 30, 2010


‘No room at the inn’ takes on greater meaning for immigrant groups

Houston Chronicle, December 23, 2010


Hill Country blogger found key to charity

Houston Chronicle, December 21, 2010


Ecclesia provides service for ‘the least of these’

Houston Chronicle, December 16, 2010


Ties between Judaism, basketball run deep in Houston

Houston Chronicle, December 4, 2010


Gold’s price gives Indian jewelers little to celebrate on holiday

Houston Chronicle, November 5, 2010


Hare Krishna youth to perform at Thanksgiving concert

Houston Chronicle, November 18, 2010


Salvation Army ringing in the holiday season

Houston Chronicle, November 24, 2010


Iconographer gives glimpse of God’s world
Houston Chronicle, October 7, 2010


Actor Kirk Cameron focuses on God’s role in U.S.
Houston Chronicle, September 23, 2010


Houston mega-synagogues rush to meet Yom Kippur needs
Houston Chronicle, September 17, 2010


Galveston synagogue celebrates renewal after Ike
Houston Chronicle, September 7, 2010


Cancer-surviving rabbi celebrates a new year

Houston Chronicle, September 2, 2010


Hindus channel the sacred with holy dance

Houston Chronicle, September 2, 2010


Turn off gadgets, tune into loved ones

Houston Chronicle, August 19, 2010


Fasting during Ramadan to nourish the spirit

Houston Chronicle, August 12, 2010


Catholics take to the net
Houston Chronicle, August 6, 2010


Zionist talk show to film in Houston
Houston Chronicle, August 6, 2010


New president to lead Missouri Synod Lutherans
Houston Chronicle, July 15, 2010


Making memories, connecting with faith at summer camp

Houston Chronicle, July 15, 2010


Holy relics help believers connect with faith

Houston Chronicle, July 2, 2010


‘Richard Simmons of yoga’ brings his philosophy of healing to Houston

Houston Chronicle, July 2, 2010


Many around the world targeted for their beliefs

Houston Chronicle, July 2, 2010


Jesus as the ultimate ultimate fighter
Houston Chronicle, June 24, 2010


Sharing good fortune with a second mitzvah
Houston Chronicle, June 24, 2010


AME bishop brings message of spiritual renewal to Houston
Houston Chronicle, June 17, 2010


On a mission: Mormons reach out to Hispanics
Houston Chronicle, May 6, 2010


Some scholars fear we're losing religious meaning of Easter
Houston Chronicle, April 3, 2010


Good Friday processions take on deeper meaning for Latinos
Houston Chronicle, April 1, 2010


Christians marking Passover concern some Jews
Houston Chronicle, March 29, 2010


Bilingual services bring community together
Houston Chronicle, March 18, 2010


Adore Ministry blends contemporary worship with ancient tradition
Houston Chronicle, March 11, 2010


Churches often buy, not burn, their ashes
Houston Chronicle, Feb. 16, 2010)


Author's faith calls him to build schools for Muslim children
Houston Chronicle, Feb. 11, 2010