Sanctity of Life for Teens

A Diocesan Sanctity of Life event for teens will take place at the Cathedral in Tyler on January 6, 2018 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. For more details and registration information click this link: 1-6-2018 Day of Life for Teens

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New priest assignments in the Diocese

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. All changes are effective Dec. 1, 2017.  Pastor Rev. George Elliott assigned as Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Nacogdoches. He will continue …

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Altar Server Mass and Appreciation Lunch: Dec 2, 10am in Tyler

The Diocese of Tyler Altar Server Mass will be held December 2, 10am at the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul in Tyler. An Appreciation Lunch will follow at Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic School, hosted by the Knights of Columbus. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Father Justin Braun at fatherjbraun@gmail.com or Adela Hernandez at ahernandez@dioceseoftyler.org or 903.34.1077 X162.  

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Prison Ministry volunteer training: Dec 9, 8:30am-1:00pm in Tyler

We need trained volunteers to bring the message of Jesus Christ to God’s people in our area prisons. Texas Department of Criminal Justice & the Diocese of Tyler will offer the necessary training. WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017 WHERE: Diocese of Tyler Chancery Office – St. Paul mtg rm                             (south entrance) 1015 ESE Loop 323, Tyler TIME: 8:30am Registration …

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Bishop Strickland to appear on EWTN Catholic television

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 …

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Catholic Scientist and Theologian to speak at next Catholic Professional Network Event

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. …

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Special Needs Advent Social in Lufkin Dec 2

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 mad.  email to:   lportertyler@gmail.com by November 25.

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“Full of Grace” teaching event with Fr. Pacwa on Dec. 9

The St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization will present a Diocesan Teaching Event: Full of Grace: Understanding the Immaculate Conception, on Saturday December 9, from 9am-approximately 1 pm. Dr. David Tamisiea, executive director of the St. Philip Institute, will speak on “The development of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception.” Father Johua NMeu, SSL, will speak on “The Immaculate Conception …

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100th anniversary of St. Michael’s Catholic Church November 18

St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, is 100 years old. Join in the festivities on Saturday, November 18, Bishop Strickland will say Mass at 5:30 pm, and there will be a reception in the parish hall. St. Michael’s Catholic Church 1403 East First St. Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

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Gregorian Chant event in Texarkana Oct 27-28

On Friday, Oct. 27, 4-6 pm, at the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall at Texarkana College,  Lowell Davis of the St. Basil’s School of Gregorian Chant in Houston, Texas, will present a lecture that covers the history and basic theory of Gregorian chant. Then, on Saturday Oct. 28, Davis will lead a workshop on singing Gregorian chant from 9:30 a.m. to …

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Sword of the Spirit Conference

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Lufkin will host “Sword of the Spirit: The Church Speaks to the Modern world,” a conference on the teaching of Pope Leo the XIII. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

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Fatima film at St. Peter Claver, October 13

On Friday, October 13th, the centennial of the Miracle of the Sun and the final apparition of the Blessed Virgin at Fatima, St. Peter Claver parish in Tyler will host a showing of “The 13th Day”, a film about the events at Fatima. The showing will be 7-8:45 pm in either the St. John of the Cross room, or the …

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