The Catholic Diocese of Tyler

Safford Named Diocesan Superintendent

Safford Named Diocesan Superintendent

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Darbie Dallman Safford as Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Tyler. Safford, who will also continue to serve as principal of St. Mary Catholic School in Longview, begins her...
Welcome to East Texas: Message for Newcomers

Welcome to East Texas: Message for Newcomers

Dear Newcomers to the Diocese of Tyler, I want to welcome you wholeheartedly to East Texas and the Diocese of Tyler. Let us pray that your move to the piney woods is filled with blessings and new opportunities. I’m sure that as you get settled it will be very evident...
Letter from Bishop Strickland to the Flock of Tyler

Letter from Bishop Strickland to the Flock of Tyler

Dear Flock of Tyler, As we move through these post-Pentecost days of Ordinary Time, let us continue to seek the peace and guidance of the Holy Spirit. As your bishop, I want to address the controversy that the Church is facing at this time regarding our national...
Priest Assignments: Summer 2021

Priest Assignments: Summer 2021

After due consultation and prayerful reflection, and in order to provide for the proper care of souls entrusted to him, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is pleased to announce the following pastoral assignments and appointments for the Diocese of Tyler. All assignments are...