LONGVIEW — Deacon Joseph R. Pipak, Sr., 90, passed away Jan. 30, 2019, in his home surrounded by family. Rosary will be recited Saturday, Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. It will be followed by visitation from 5:30 8 p.m. at Radar Funeral home in Longview.

A Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Most Rev. Joseph Strickland will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Longview at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4 followed by interment at Rosewood Cemetery in Longview.

Today (Jan. 31), Bishop Joseph E. Strickland issued a letter to the clergy, religious, and faithful of the Diocese of Tyler in which he shared the names of clergy (priests and deacons) who were the subjects of credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor while they were present and serving in the Diocese of Tyler.

St. Patrick Catholic School in Lufkin, Texas, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of principal for the school (grades PK-8). 

CONTACT: Rev. Nolan Lowry  903-675-2509 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tyler, TX – “40 Days for Life – the nation’s most innovative, peaceful prayer outreach – is coming to Tyler,” said Rev. Nolan Lowry, who is coordinating the local campaign. “We are eager to join together with people of faith and conscience from 190 cities from coast to coast – and beyond – to pray for an end to abortion.”

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.