Qué Pasa? – December 1, 2023

Join Texas Needs Fatima for their December Rosary Rally to pray for the Diocese of Tyler. The rally will take place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 10:00am. From 10:00 am -11:00 am we will pray the Joyful and...

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Our mission is to serve the people living within the diocese, supporting parish priests and the people in our parish and school communities to worship and live according to Gospel values and to evangelize within their local communities through the witness of their lives.

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National Eucharistic Revival

Avivamiento Eucarístico Nac. 

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Instituto San Felipe

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Catholic East Texas
The Magazine of The Diocese of Tyler

Faith Formation Department holds annual catechist conferences in Canton

The Faith Formation Department of the St. Philip Institute held the annual diocesan catechist conferences at St. Therese Catholic Church in Canton this year. In his homily at the Mass for the Day for Catechists in 2013, Pope Francis said catechists “are people who...

Father, why is it important to baptize children?

By Father Juan Pedro Gonzalez Dear brothers and sisters, the grace of Jesus Christ, the love of the Father, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you. Today, we have a great need in our life of faith; I speak of the importance of baptizing children. We must all...

La importancia del Sacramento del Bautismo para los niños.

Por Padre Juan Pedro González Queridos hermanos, la gracia de Jesucristo, el amor del Padre y la comunión del Espíritu Santo, estén con ustedes. Hoy tenemos una gran necesidad en nuestra vida de fe, hablo de la importancia de bautizar a los niños, todos debemos ser de...

Relationship: What baptism and discipleship are all about

In Scripture, Jesus makes a clear connection between baptism and discipleship when he says, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit …” (Mt 28:19-20) This is the mission of the...

La relación: en qué consisten el Bautismo y el discipulado

En las Escrituras, Jesús establece una conexión clara entre el bautismo y el discipulado cuando dice: “Vayan y enseñen a todas las naciones bautizándolas en el nombre del Padre y del Hijo y del Espíritu Santo…” (Mt 28, 19-20).  Esta es la misión de la Iglesia y es...

The kingly role of the laity

In baptism, we are “freed from sin and reborn as sons of God,” “become members of Christ,” and “are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213) We also receive an indelible spiritual mark on our souls, the...
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