Diocesan Events

Que Pasa: News and Notes for Oct. 12

The Diocese of Tyler will observe a week of prayer Oct. 15-21 for those affected by abuse. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland has issued a decree urging each parish, mission, and other institution in the diocese, as well as the faithful of the diocese, to join in prayer for victims and for the conversion of hearts of perpetrators. All are encouraged to …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Sept. 21

The second annual East Texas Sanctity of Life Banquet is Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the KE Bushman Event Center in Bullard. Nikolas Nikas, co-founder and president of the Bioethics Defense Fund, will be the featured speaker. The banquet will focus on the sanctity of all human life, from infants at the first moment of conception to people …

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George Cronin, Louis Owen presented 2016 Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Awards

TYLER – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland presented George Cronin with the 2016 Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award for his work in building ramps for the wheelchair-bound during a Sept. 11 Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The late Louis Owen also was given the award, posthumously, for his many years of philanthropy. The award is named for Bishop …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Sept. 7

  The second annual East Texas Sanctity of Life Banquet is Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the KE Bushman Event Center in Bullard. Nikolas Nikas, co-founder and president of the Bioethics Defense Fund, will be the featured speaker. The banquet will focus on the sanctity of all human life, from infants at the first moment of conception to …

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Herzig Award to be Presented Sunday at Cathedral

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will present the annual Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award on Sunday, Sept. 11, during the 10 a.m. Holy Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler. The award is named in honor of Herzig who led the diocese from its creation in 1987 until his death in 1991. The award recognizes individuals who …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Aug. 24

The second annual East Texas Sanctity of Life Banquet is Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the KE Bushman Event Center in Bullard. Nikolas Nikas, co-founder and president of the Bioethics Defense Fund, will be the featured speaker. The banquet will focus on the sanctity of all human life, from infants at the first moment of conception to people …

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Nominations Open for 2016 Herzig Award

The Diocese of Tyler is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award. The award is named in honor of Bishop Herzig who led the diocese from its creation in 1987 until his death in 1991. The annual award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions within the Diocese of Tyler in seeking to promote human …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for July 13

World Youth Day pilgrims from throughout the diocese are collecting prayer requests to take with them to Poland. Young people will write the prayers on cloth, and carry them throughout the July 23-Aug. 2 pilgrimage. Go to this website to submit a prayer request. Almost 60 pilgrims from the Diocese of Tyler will be attending WYD 2016 in Krakow. The diocesan Office of …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for June 22

The Diocese of Tyler Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) is scheduled for July 8-10 at Bishop Gorman High School in Tyler.  DCYC is a diocesan wide conference for high school students, and is held once a year during the summer. DCYC is a chance for high school students to grow in their Catholic faith by building community within their own youth group, …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for June 8

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will ordain Deacon Jonathon Frels to the priesthood Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The entire diocese is invited to this day of prayer and celebration. Deacon Frels, 42, is a native of Corpus Christi and a son of Dan and Susan Frels, both deceased. He has a younger …

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