Diocese Partners with VIRTUS for Safe Environment

Diocese Partners with VIRTUS for Safe Environment

The Diocese of Tyler is pleased to announce a partnership with VIRTUS® to help train and educate Church personnel in the diocese about safe environments for minors and vulnerable adults. VIRTUS’ Protecting God’s Children® training program will be incorporated into the...
Oviedo, Torres to be Ordained Priests

Oviedo, Torres to be Ordained Priests

In liturgies in Tyler and Mexico City, Deacons Isaac Oviedo and Mario Torres will be ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Tyler in June. Oviedo’s ordination is scheduled for Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler....
Father Stephen J. Duyka: 1953-2022

Father Stephen J. Duyka: 1953-2022

Rev. Stephen J. Duyka, a priest of the Diocese of Tyler and pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Atlanta, Texas, passed away on June 4, 2022, in Texarkana at age 69. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena...
National Eucharistic Revival: 2022-2025

National Eucharistic Revival: 2022-2025

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” – John 6:51 The Bishops of the United States are calling for a three-year grassroots revival of...
Torres Ordained to the Diaconate in Rome

Torres Ordained to the Diaconate in Rome

Mario Torres, a seminarian of the Diocese of Tyler studying at the Pontifical North American College, was ordained to the transitional diaconate along with 19 classmates during a celebration of the Eucharist on Sept. 30 in Rome. Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of...