Jacksonville: Our Lady of Sorrows Feast Day Festival

Event: Our Lady of Sorrows Feast Day Festival Date: Sunday, September 16 Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Jacksonville, Texas 1023 Corinth Rd.; Jacksonville, Texas 75766 Contact: Ana Decious, 903-586-4538

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Congreso Cari smático Agosto 31, Septiembre 1 & 2 2018

El Grupo de Oración ‘Morada de Dios’ de la Iglesia Católica San Miguel Arcángel de Mt. Pleasant, TX te invita al Congreso Cari smático Agosto 31, Septiembre 1 & 2 2018     Lugar:  Civic Center 1800 North Jefferson Ave. Mount Pleasant, TX 75455                                  Horario: Viernes 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Sábado 8:30 A.M – 6:30 P.M. Domingo …

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Natural Family Planning: Where Faith and Science Meet

Humanae Vitae explained the theology. Now learn the science behind how we can live it out! The St. Philip Institute presents a teaching event on the Science of N.F.P. Dr. Stephen Burns, M.D. will give an overview of a healthy cycle and how methods of Natural Family Planning can successfully help couples understand their fertility. We will also discuss things …

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Catholic Charities has opened a shelter for migrant children

ANNOUNCEMENT Catholic Charities Ft. Worth has opened a shelter for migrant children separated from their families.  They are need of the following items.  All donations can be delivered to Catholic Charities in Tyler (202 W. Front) and will be forwarded to Catholic Charities Ft. Worth.  Thank you.   Create a Welcome Box We will accept any of the items listed below as an …

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New Priest Assignments

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 appointments are effective July 2, 2018. Parochial Vicar Rev. Hector Arvizu assigned as Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart Parish in Nacogdoches (newly …

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Priestly Ordination

This Saturday, June 9 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler (10:00am), Bishop Joseph Strickland will ordain Deacon Hector Arvizu and Deacon Roselio Fuentes to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ. The Rite of Ordination has ancient roots and unfolds in a beautiful way. The joy of the ordination is magnified by the presence and prayer of the great number …

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Happy 50th Anniversary to Msgr. Gerald Priest!

Monsignor Gerald A. Priest was ordained to the priesthood on June 1, 1968! Congratulations Father! Today is also the 33rd anniversary of Bishop Joseph Strickland’s ordination (June 1, 1985).   The diocese of Tyler is grateful for the priesthood of these two great men.       Above, Msgr. Priest is pictured with Msgr. Flynn (left) and Fr. O’Dowd (right).

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Diocesan Liturgy for Families with Special Needs

Diocesan Liturgy for Families with Special Needs Presider: Reverend Denzil Vithanage Saturday: August 4 @ 10:00 AM Our Lady of Victory Church, 3300 Clarksville St. Paris Texas All families with children or adults with special needs are welcome. Modified liturgy will be celebrated to accommodate these needs All parishes are asked to send a representative so they can see how …

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Training Day for Special Needs Catechists

Training Day for Catechists/Clergy July 21, 2018 “Finding God: Adaptive Faith Formation For Special Needs” Presentation by Luci Holloway, Consultant for Loyola Press Our Sunday Visitor and the Westerman Foundation have granted the Diocese of Tyler Special Needs Ministry $10,000 to use for formation. We are purchasing 2 additional kits to be given away at this training session to deserving …

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Bishop Strickland’s Message on the last day of School

To mark this last day of school I want to thank Patty Brittain and Robin Perry for a great year at Tyler Catholic Schools. As the Tyler Catholic School Community already knows I have recently asked Mrs. Robin Perry to serve as Principal of Bishop Gorman and St. Gregory Catholic Schools. She is already making great strides for our wonderful …

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New Staff at John Paul the Great Campus Ministry

Dear Friends of St. John Paul the Great Catholic Campus Ministry,   Fr. Charles Vreeland is very happy to announce the hiring of Shannon DeCraene as Business Manager and Coordinator of Outreach for St. John Paul the Great Catholic Campus Ministry. Shannon is a native of the Diocese of Tyler, as she resides in Larue, TX. Shannon is a graduate of the University of …

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Robin Perry Announced as New Principal of St. Gregory School

Tyler Catholic Schools delivers the highest quality educational experience, grounded in the Catholic tradition, to shape the whole person; mind, body, and soul, through the teachings of Jesus Christ. To reach this high standard we have to strive continually for excellence in our schools. One major step we can take to ensure that we always have good leadership and a …

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Marian Assembly / Asamblea Mariana

Mary: Woman, Mother, and Teacher May 12th 2018: 9:30am-6:00pm at T.K. Gorman Catholic School 1405 ESE Loop 323 Tyler TX 75701   Speakers: Rev. Carlos Sandoval PhD Rev. Jonas Shell Rev. Morgan White Rev. Anthony Stoeppel Rev. Patrick Fenton Childcare available – Admission is free (donations accepted) For more information, contact Dcn Ruben Natera. 903-530-2164   María: Mujer, Madre, Maestra …

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Bishop names Rev. Nolan Lowry to head Sanctity of Life ministry.

Bishop Joseph Strickland has named Father Nolan Lowry as the new head of the Sanctity of Life ministry in the Diocese of Tyler. He replaces long-time director Father Gavin Vaverek. Father Lowry, Pastor of St. Edward Catholic Church in Athens, Tx, is originally from Gilmer, Texas. He is a convert to the Catholic Faith, trained in Rome, and possesses a …

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