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USCCB 9 Days for Life 2021

USCCB 9 Days for Life 2021

9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life. This year, the novena will be prayed from Jan. 21 to Jan. 29.  To learn more or participate,...

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2021: Year of St. Joseph

2021: Year of St. Joseph

Pope Francis has announced a Year of St. Joseph in honor of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Joseph as patron of the Universal Church.  The year began Dec. 8, 2020, and concludes on Dec. 8, 2021. In his Apostolic Letter entitled Patris corde (“With a...

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Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

Christmas is one of the most important days of the Church year, second only to Easter itself. It is the feast of the incarnation, the feast of God becoming flesh (the Latin "in carne" means "enfleshment"). It is a uniquely Christian teaching, the Divine choosing to...

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Celebrating Advent 2020

Celebrating Advent 2020

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the annual celebration of the Lord’s birth on Christmas. The final days of Advent, from December 17 to December 24, focus particularly...

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Statement on Vaccines

Statement on Vaccines

Bishop Joseph Strickland has released a statement calling on Catholics to reject certain vaccines for COVID-19. READ: Bishop Strickland's Statement (Dec. 8, 2020)

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Special Message from East Texas Hospitals

Special Message from East Texas Hospitals

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is sharing the following joint statement from CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances and UT Health East Texas hospitals, issued on Nov. 23, 2020: CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances & UT Health East Texas Joint Statement - COVID-19 To the...

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Special Collection for Catholic Charities-Diocese of Tyler

Special Collection for Catholic Charities-Diocese of Tyler

Dear Priests, Parishioners, and Friends, With deep gratitude, I am honored to share that our bishop has scheduled a second collection for Catholic Charities-Diocese of Tyler this November 21-22, 2020. Did You Know? Catholic Charities distributed over $100,000 to...

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Almost Forty Acolytes Installed to Serve Parishes

Almost Forty Acolytes Installed to Serve Parishes

Thirty-eight men from across the Diocese of Tyler were instituted into the Ministry of Acolyte by Bishop Joseph E. Strickland on Nov. 7 at the Chapel of Sts. Peter and Paul in Tyler. Acolytes serve at the altar and aid the priest and deacon. They assist with the...

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Rosary Congress October 2020

Rosary Congress October 2020

In conjunction with the conclusion of the Year of the Eucharist in the Diocese of Tyler, a Diocesan Rosary Congress will be held from Oct. 2-9 at various parishes around the diocese. Please see this link for more information: 2020 Rosary Congress (PDF)

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