The Catholic Diocese of Tyler

Bailey, Ledesma, Motte, Nappier Ordained Priests

Bailey, Ledesma, Motte, Nappier Ordained Priests

Four transitional deacons of the Diocese of Tyler were ordained to the priesthood on Saturday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland ordained David Bailey, Michael Ledesma, Albert Motte, and Nicholas Nappier as priests to...
Four New Priests to be Ordained

Four New Priests to be Ordained

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will ordain four transitional deacons to the priesthood on Saturday (May 29) in Tyler. The Mass of Ordination of David Bailey, Michael Ledesma, Albert Motte, and Nicholas Nappier is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate...
Father Octavio Suarez (1938-2021)

Father Octavio Suarez (1938-2021)

It is with sadness that Bishop Strickland announces the death of Father Octavio Suarez. We rejoice in the confident knowledge that he is at peace. Father Octavio passed away peacefully on April 22, 2021, in Medellin, Colombia, with his sisters by his side. He was 83....
2021 Bishop’s Annual Appeal: Fostering the Mission

2021 Bishop’s Annual Appeal: Fostering the Mission

Thank you for considering a sacrificial pledge to the 2021 Bishop’s Annual Appeal: Fostering the Mission. Once each of us does the best we can, we’ll reach the minimum need of $2,300,000 for our shared ministries. May God guide and strengthen us to follow St. Joseph’s...
Guadalupe Radio Launching KEES 1430 AM

Guadalupe Radio Launching KEES 1430 AM

A new Catholic radio station under the management of the Guadalupe Radio Network is coming to the Diocese of Tyler.  The station will launch a special Catholic Radio Kickoff Show on KEES 1430 AM on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. during which Bishop Joseph E....
Rosary Congress October 2020

Rosary Congress October 2020

In conjunction with the conclusion of the Year of the Eucharist in the Diocese of Tyler, a Diocesan Rosary Congress will be held from Oct. 2-9 at various parishes around the diocese. Please see this link for more information: 2020 Rosary Congress...