The Catholic Diocese of Tyler

Catholic Charities Receives Herzig Award for 2021

Catholic Charities Receives Herzig Award for 2021

Bishop Joseph Strickland presented the annual Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award to Catholic Charities – Diocese of Tyler during Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler on Sunday, Sept. 12. The staff, board, and volunteers of...
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...