The Catholic Diocese of Tyler

Diocesan Marriage Anniversary Mass: Feb. 12

Diocesan Marriage Anniversary Mass: Feb. 12

All couples in the Diocese of Tyler who are celebrating their 5th, 15th, 25th, 40th, or 50th+ anniversaries in the year 2022 are cordially invited to attend the Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass celebrated by Bishop Joseph Strickland on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. The...
Easter 2021: He is risen, Alleluia!

Easter 2021: He is risen, Alleluia!

Easter is the most important liturgical time for Catholics. It celebrates Jesus’s victory of sin and death and salvation for mankind. It is God’s greatest act of love to redeem mankind. The Easter Vigil is the “Mother of All Vigils.” Easter...
Lent 2021: Preparing for the Celebration of Easter

Lent 2021: Preparing for the Celebration of Easter

Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday. It’s a period of preparation to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter. During Lent, we seek the Lord in prayer by reading...
2021: Year of St. Joseph

2021: Year of St. Joseph

Pope Francis has announced a Year of St. Joseph in honor of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Joseph as patron of the Universal Church. The year began Dec. 8, 2020, and concludes on Dec. 8, 2021. In his Apostolic Letter entitled Patris corde (“With a...
Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

Christmas is one of the most important days of the Church year, second only to Easter itself. It is the feast of the incarnation, the feast of God becoming flesh (the Latin “in carne” means “enfleshment”). It is a uniquely Christian teaching,...