Diocesan Events

Que Pasa: News & Notes for July 15

The Diocese of Tyler is continuing its formation series on the liturgy Aug. 1 and Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the chancery in Tyler, to help the faithful Joyfully Celebrate the Liturgy. The sessions will focus on the Roman Missal (Aug. 1) and environment and gestures (Sept. 12). All sessions will feature instruction from The Catechism of the Catholic …

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Diocesan youth to gather July 24-26 to Set A Fire in faith

More than 200 teens from around the diocese will gather on the Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic School campus July 24-26 for the first Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference. The conference, called Set A Fire!, is for high school students, from those entering in the fall to those who have just graduated. It opens July 24 at 4 p.m. with registration and …

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Body of St. Maria Goretti to be in Tyler for Public Veneration Nov. 2

The major relics of St. Maria Goretti will be available for veneration at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler on Nov. 2, 2015, Father Carlos Martins, CC, and Father Hank Lanik, rector of the Cathedral have announced. See information and videos from the Diocese of Tyler>>> With some 40 other locations around the country, Tyler, Dallas and Houston …

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Liturgical Formation Series Begins July 11

A three-part series aimed at improving knowledge and understanding of how the Catholic Church worships is set to begin July 11 at the Chancery Office in Tyler. The theme of the series, “Joyfully Celebrate the Liturgy”, is based on Bishop Joseph E. Strickland’s presentation at the 2014 Diocesan Liturgical Conference. The sessions, coordinated by the Diocesan Liturgical Commission, will focus on …

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Que Pasa: News & Notes for the Diocese of Tyler – June 24

The Diocese of Tyler is sponsoring a three-part series on the liturgy July 11, Aug. 1 and Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the chancery in Tyler, to help the faithful Joyfully Celebrate the Liturgy. The sessions will focus on music (July 11), the Roman Missal (Aug. 1) and environment and gestures (Sept. 12). All sessions will feature instruction from …

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Elliott, Muñoz, Neu to be Ordained for Diocese June 27

FLINT, TX and ROME, ITALY – Three men are preparing to be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph E. Strickland for the Diocese of Tyler later this month.  Deacons George Elliot, Nelson Muñoz, and Joshua Neu are making canonical retreats and readying themselves for the Mass of Ordination at 10 a.m. on June 27 at the Cathedral of the …

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Dr. Jonathon Frels to be Ordained Transitional Deacon on May 30

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will ordain Jonathon Frels to the transitional diaconate May 30 at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Frels, 41, is a native of Corpus Christi and a son of Dan and Susan Frels, both deceased. He has a younger brother, Matthew. He has a bachelor of science in chemistry from Southwest Texas State …

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Nominations Open for Herzig Award

The Diocese of Tyler is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award, Father Hank Lanik, chancellor of the diocese, has announced. 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 …

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Diocese Invited to Celebrate Bishop’s 30th Anniversary

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his priestly ordination with a Mass of Thanksgiving on June 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Fr. Hank Lanik, rector of the Cathedral, invites the priests, deacons, consecrated religious and lay faithful of the diocese to attend the Mass and reception that will follow in …

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Liturgical Music Workshop for Hispanic Choirs Set for April 17-18

Jaime Cortez, a well-known talented and popular composer, arranger and performer, will lead a workshop for hispanic choirs in the Diocese of Tyler April 17-18 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Tyler. The conference begins with a portion for choir directors at 6:30 p.m. on Friday (April 17), and opens for all choir members and other interested individuals and …

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