General News

It’s official! Mother Teresa is going to be canonized

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) – After months of anticipation, the miracle allowing for the canonization of Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta has officially been approved by the Vatican, though as of now no specific date for the event has been given. Rumors of the canonization have been building for months. However, the Vatican made it official in a Dec. 18 communique, …

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Que Pasa: News and notes for Dec. 11

Parishes in the Diocese of Tyler have scheduled Advent and Christmas events and liturgies. To see what your parish has scheduled, see your bulletin or the Catholic East Texas roundup of events here. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland’s pastoral reflection on mercy is available on the diocesan website. The reflection is addressed to the clergy, religious and faithful of the Diocese …

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Parishes in diocese schedule Masses and events for Advent, Christmas

TYLER – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will open the Year of Mercy, which will run through November, with the opening of the Door of Mercy at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Dec. 8, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, at 6 p.m. Mass will follow in the Cathedral. The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated Dec. 8, is …

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Bishop Strickland’s Pastoral Reflection on Mercy

Joseph Edward Strickland By the Grace of God and the Apostolic See Bishop of Tyler TO THE CLERGY, RELIGIOUS & CATHOLIC FAITHFUL OF THE DIOCESE OF TYLER, HEALTH AND BENEDICTION Jesus Christ, True Mercy This Sunday we begin the holy season of Advent and with it our solemn preparations for Christmas when we welcome our Lord Jesus Christ, the incarnation …

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Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan to speak at Catholic Charities dinner Dec. 6

TYLER – Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, retired archbishop of Santa Fe, N.M., will speak at the Dec. 6 Catholic Charities dinner at 6 p.m. at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. The dinner will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Catholic Charities East Texas and has the theme Where Charity and Love Prevail. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland also will be present. …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Nov. 13

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 Wellspring Center for Spirituality will offer an Advent retreat Dec. …

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Old CET email address is going away

TYLER – An old email address for Catholic East Texas, editorcet3@excite.com, is going away. To submit bulletins, photos and information for publication either on the website or in the magazine, please update contact information to Catholic East Texas at news@catholiceasttexas.com or Susan De Matteo, sue@catholiceasttexas.com. Submissions should be made as Word documents (.doc or .docx) or PDFs, and photos should …

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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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