Diocesan Liturgical Commission

Liturgical Renewal is one of the three processes in the Diocese of Tyler.  Overview of the Three Processes and New Evangelization.


Upcoming Events: 

Liturgical Formation Days for the Lay Faithful


New Documents:

FAQ for Lent and Triduum 2012     Preguntas in Español

On Christian Funerals   (Dignity of Christian Death)

Litanty of the Saints  English  Español


The Parish Liturgical Coordinator (see more info linked below) are committed to training to assist in promoting good liturgical praxis.


Directive on Mass as Communal Celebration click here  (Reference for 'Youth Masses' and "Children's Liturgy of the Word)

Decree on Washing the Feet of men on Holy Thursday click here

Instruction on celebration of the Mass in the Parish.  It is anchored to the four processions.  Bishop Corrada promulgated it March 2009.

              Diocesan Instruction on Parish Celebration of the Holy Mass

                 Una Instruccion para la celebracion de la Santa Misa


Ongoing formation opportunity:

Liturgical Formation Days

for the Lay Faithful

  contact Deacon Ragland to schedule a training in your area.





The Diocesan Liturgical Commission is available for regional Liturgical Formation Day for the Lay Faithful in either English or Spanish.  These can be scheduled by contacting your deanery contact person, see flyer for more details.

Formación Litúrgica para Laicos

Diócesis de Tyler

(Solo en Español)


Nivel I, II  y Nivel III

mas informacion     nivel III informacion

¿Cuándo y Dónde?

¿Horario? 9:00 – 1:00 p.m.

¿Cuota? $5.00 para cubrir el material

¿Guardería? NO

 ¿Para quién? Todos los que quieran participar


Nivel I:

Nivel II:          

Nivel III:


Deanery Contact Persons and

Parish Liturgical Coordinators

Training Materials Available:  Parish Liturgical Coordinator training days April, May and June 2009 are available on DVD with handouts at the request of the individual to the Office of Faith Formation at the cost of $10 per session. The in service days which will continue to be held twice a year will not be available on DVD, but the handouts will be available if anyone wants that information.

Deanery Liturgical Contact Persons:  Contact information and responsibilites click here

Role of Parish Liturgy Coordinators click here (Español p1,2; English p. 3,4)

For further information contact Melba or Deacon John Ragland jragland@catholicweb.com


Resources on the Liturgy:

Redemptionis Sacramentum On certain matters to be observed or to be avoided regarding the Most Holy Euchari (for more information click here)

General Instruction for the Roman Missal published; Click here to view GIRM.



From Bishop Corrada, SJ: