Que Pasa: News and Notes for July 12

The Alliance of the Holy Family International (AHFI) is sponsoring a visit of the International Centennial Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima to five parishes in the Diocese of Tyler in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparition to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. The visit has the theme, The Urgent Call for Prayer …

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La Diócesis de Tyler está aceptando nominaciones para el reconocimiento Humanitario del Obispo Charles E. Herzig 2017

La Diócesis de Tyler está aceptando nominaciones para el reconocimiento Humanitario del Obispo Charles E. Herzig 2017. El reconocimiento fue nombrado en honor al Obispo Herzig que dirigió la diócesis desde su creación en 1987 hasta su muerte en 1991. El reconocimiento anual fue instituido en 2007 por el Obispo Álvaro Corrada, SJ, tercer Obispo de Tyler, para reconocer a …

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Deacon Billy Mitchell dies, served Immaculate Conception Church in Moral

LUFKIN – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland celebrated Mass of Christian Burial for Deacon Billy D. Mitchell July 1 in St. Andrew Church in Lufkin. Deacon Mitchell died June 28 in Lufkin. He was 55. Rev. Mitchell was born Dec. 22, 1961 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Barbara (O’Briant) and Frank Mitchell, but lived in Lufkin most of his life. He was …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for June 30

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will ordain Dr. Martin Ahiaba to the transitional diaconate Sunday, July 9, at 5 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Flint. Martin is currently studying for the priesthood at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. He recently completed a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Duquesne University. All in the diocese are invited to join in …

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Bishop Strickland elevates St. Boniface Church in Chandler from mission to parish

CHANDLER – Twenty years after its founding, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland raised St. Boniface Church in Chandler from a mission of St. Edward Church in Athens to a parish in its own right. He also named Father Paul Key, who had been serving as priest-in-charge, as the new parish’s first pastor. Bishop Strickland celebrated the milestones with St. Boniface parishioners …

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Father Anthony Stoeppel appointed vicar general, president of Bishop Gorman

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland today appointed Very Rev. Anthony Stoeppel, STD, pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Paris, Texas, as Vicar General of the Diocese of Tyler and President of Bishop Gorman Catholic School. Father Stoeppel replaces Rev. Anthony McLaughlin in these two positions. Father Stoeppel, a native of Atlanta, Texas, was ordained a priest in 2011. He …

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Job Posting: Accounts Receivable Clerk

The Diocese of Tyler is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Accounts Receivable Clerk in the Office of Finance. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Prepares daily deposits Records daily accounts receivable and cash receipts for four entities Prepares monthly billing to parishes/schools Records pledges and payments for Bishops Annual Appeal Prepare statement file for Bishop’s Annual Appeal statements Reconciles pledges …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for June 14

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will ordain Dr. Martin Ahiaba to the transitional diaconate Sunday, July 9, at 5 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Flint. Martin is currently studying for the priesthood at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. He recently completed a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Duquesne University. All in the diocese are invited to join in this …

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Remembering the victims of abuse during the month of the Sacred Heart

My Dear Priests, Deacons, Religious, and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Tyler, This week, I will gather with my fellow Bishops from across the United States for our Spring General Assembly. As part of this meeting, the Bishops will offer a Mass of Prayer and Penance for survivors of sexual abuse within the Church. The Mass is being held …

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Job Posting: Associate Director of Development: Planned Giving & Community Relations

The Diocese of Tyler is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Associate Director of Development for Planned Giving and Community Relations. Position Summary The Diocese operates on the financial support of our parishes, individual donors, and partnerships with several foundations and grant providers. The Diocese of Tyler’s annual appeal has seen significant growth in recent years. The task of …

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