Bishop Strickland will appear on the “EWTN Live” television program with Father Mitch Pacwa on Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 pm. The program will be re-broadcast at the following times:

  • Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 23 at 12:00 am
  • Thursday, November 23 at 8:00 am
  • Sunday, November 26 at 3:00 am

Bishop Strickland will discuss the founding and growth of the Diocese of Tyler on the occasion of its 30th year.

The East Texas Catholic Professional Network’s next event is on Thursday, November 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. Catholic scientist, author, theologian, and convert Stacy Trasancos Ph.D., will deliver a talk entitled “Particles of Faith: Evangelizing through Modern Science.” All working Catholic professionals are invited join the East Texas Catholic Foundation and St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization for this evening of networking, fellowship, and enrichment in the Catholic faith. Tickets are $35 per person. Attendees must register in advance here by November 28. A cocktail and networking hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and the presentation at 7:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by Image Eye Care, located at 2756 S. Broadway in Tyler.

Upcoming Advent Social for families with special needs is December 2 at St. Patrick’s in Lufkin. Crafts, Visit from St. Nicholas, Christmas Carols, and lunch 10-1. There is no fee but RSVP to Linda Porter so adequate provisions may be made.  email to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 25.