Susan De Matteo

Que Pasa: News and Notes for Oct. 28

Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, a Texarkana native and Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe, N.M., will be the featured speaker at the Dec. 6 dinner benefitting Catholic Charities of East Texas. The dinner, at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler, begins at 6 p.m. and will include a silent auction. The Daughters of Divine Hope will offer an 11:30 a.m. Mass …

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Father Hank Lanik honored with St. Philip Neri Award by The Pines Catholic Camp

DALLAS – Father Hank Lanik, chancellor of the Diocese of Tyler and rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, was honored Oct. 22 by the Pines Catholic Camp with the 2015 St. Philip Neri Religious/Clergy Award. The award is presented to one who “exemplifies the characteristics of St. Philip Neri, the ‘Apostle of Joy,’” and who “finds true Christian …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Oct. 14

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland and Catholic Charities of East Texas invite all to hear Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, Texarkana native and Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe, NM, at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. The evening’s theme is Where Charity and Love Prevail, and will feature dinner and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit Catholic …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Oct. 1

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will be the featured speaker at the first East Texas Sanctity of Life Banquet Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn South Broadway in Tyler. This event is open to ministers, political leaders and all people of good will. For tickets and more information, visit the website. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland and Catholic Charities …

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St. Michael the Archangel procession draws 1,000 participants

TYLER – More than 1,000 people participated in a Sept. 27 procession for and celebration of St. Michael the Archangel at St. Peter Claver Church in Tyler. Father Luis Larrea, pastor, said this is the fourth year for the event, which draws people from far beyond East Texas. “We have a community of people here (in the parish) from the …

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Catholic Charities, St. Vincent de Paul bringing relief to Van tornado victims with House in a Box

TYLER – Carmen and Maria Landaverde lost everything except their lives and their two children in the May 10 tornado that ripped through Van and left a third of the town in rubble. The couple and their two children – Jennifer, 17, and Manolo, 13 – took cover from the storm in the bathroom of their house. When they emerged …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Sept. 17

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will be the featured speaker at the first East Texas Sanctity of Life Banquet Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn South Broadway in Tyler. This event is open to ministers, political leaders and all people of good will. For tickets and more information, visit www.easttexaslifebanquet.com. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland and Catholic Charities of …

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Bishop Corrada visits St. Charles Borromeo in Frankston, picks raffle winners

FRANKSTON – Bishop Álvaro Corrada, SJ, returned to the parish of St. Charles Borromeo in Frankston to celebrate Mass Sept. 6 and pick the winners of the 2015 Ruggles Raffle. The raffle, a major fund-raiser for the parish, raised more than $31,000. “This money will be used for building up St. Charles and our parish ministries,” said Father Christopher Ruggles, …

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Dr. Danny and Kelly Jackman, Father Harold Paulsen presented Bishop Charles E. Herzig Award for service

TYLER – Bishop Álvaro Corrada, SJ, presented Dr. Danny and Kelly Jackman with the Bishop Charles E. Herzig Award for their years of service to others during a Sept. 13 Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Father Harold Paulsen also received the award for his more than 25 years in prison ministry, but could not attend the presentation …

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Bishop Corrada to visit Diocese of Tyler in September

TYLER – Bishop Álvaro Corrada, SJ, of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, third bishop of Tyler, will visit the diocese in September. Bishop Corrada will celebrate Mass Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Everyone is welcome, and a reception will follow in the Cathedral Center. Bishop Corrada also will be main celebrant Sept. 13 at the …

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