Diocesan Events

National Council of Catholic Women to Meet in Tyler Feb. 7

The Galveston-Houston Province of the National Council of Catholic Women will hold its winter meeting this Saturday in Tyler, Cynthia McCoy, province director, has announced. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Cathedral Center at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.  The Province will conduct its business meeting at 9 a.m., followed by the keynote presentation.  The lunch portion of …

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Texas Catholic Conference Training Day Scheduled for Feb. 28

A training session for all interested in participating in the annual Texas Catholic Conference Advocacy Day is scheduled for Feb. 28 at the Cathedral Center in Tyler, Fr. Nolan Lowry has announced. The TCC Advocacy Day is a bi-annual rally at the Texas State Capitol hosted by the Texas Bishops to promote the Church’s values of Life, Justice, Charity, and …

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Sacred Music for Hispanic Choirs Focus of April Workshop

The Diocesan Liturgical Commission is offering a two day workshop on Liturgical Music for Hispanic Choirs on April 17-18 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Tyler. The Friday evening session is designated for choir leaders, while the Saturday session is open to all choir members. Jaime Cortez will lead the workshop. The cost is $15 per person. For more …

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Diocese Observes Week of Prayer for Abuse Victims

As part of the Diocese of Tyler’s Safe Environment Program, Bishop Joseph Strickland has designated the week of January 10-16, 2015, as a “Week of Prayer for Those Affected by Abuse.” During the week, every parish, mission and community has been asked by Bishop Strickland to offer prayers for the victims, families and others affected by abuse. “During this week, …

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Special Needs Focus of Diocesan Workshop

The Diocese of Tyler Office of Faith Formation will host a series of three workshops focused on assisting parishes and families to develop practices and programs for those with special needs. Organized by Linda Khirallah Porter, the director of faith formation for the diocese, the fist of the three workshop scheduled for this Saturday (Jan. 10) will cover what resources are available for …

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Diocesan Marian Conference Set for Oct. 11

The Diocese of Tyler will hold its annual Marian Conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic School in Tyler. The Family Under the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the theme for this year’s conference according to organizers Fr. John-Mary Bowlin and Fr. Raymundo Garcia. The scheduled presentations are: …

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