General News

News & Notes: December 30, 2014

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Universal Church celebrates Our Lady under her title of Mother of God on Jan. 1. This is a holy day of obligation for the faithful. Additionally, two opportunities for plenary indulgences are provided to the faithful and pastors may choose to recite these prayers publicly following Holy Mass on the days indicated: Te …

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations: 2014

Check out our Facebook page for some photos of the beautiful celebrations honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe this year.

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News & Notes: December 9, 2014

Our Lady of Guadalupe Photo Album Please email us your parish’s photos of church and statue decorations, processions and special events from your celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe so that we can create a special online photo album to honor Our Lady.  Send your photos tocommunications@dioceseoftyler.org. Year of Consecrated Life Web Site The Diocese has created a special …

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Bishop Strickland’s Statement on Election 2014

On November 4, 2014, citizens of our great state will again head to the polls to make their choice for candidates to lead Texas and our nation into the future. In the week before the election, the time is opportune for us to reflect on our beliefs and responsibilities as Catholic voters. By our baptism, Christians are committed to following …

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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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Lufkin Daily News Features St. Patrick Teaching Duo

This Monday’s (Sept. 15) edition of the Lufkin Daily News highlights Lok Fung and Shannon Law, newly weds who are teaching at St. Patrick Catholic School in Lufkin. The feature written by Rhonda Oaks with the Lufkin News, begins: While many newlyweds long to spend as much time together as possible, one couple is accomplishing that — in the classroom. Team teachers Lok Fung …

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Bishop Gorman Recognized as School of Excellence

Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic School in Tyler has been recognized as a “School of Excellence” by The Cardinal Newman Society as part of its annual Catholic Education Honor Roll, the organization announced today. Since 2004 the Honor Roll has celebrated quality Catholic education throughout the United States. Bishop Gorman has been on the national honor roll since its creation in …

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New Podcast Announced by Communications Office

The Diocese of Tyler Office of Communications will begin producing a regular audio podcast with news, updates and interviews on a variety of topics from around the Diocese. New episodes of the podcast, called Quo Vadis – Latin for “Where are you going?”, will be published monthly. The first episode is now available (click on the player below).  Subscribe Now: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/quo-vadis-podcast-diocese/id916501829 “Bishop …

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Diocese Adds Social Media Tools for Faithful

The Diocese of Tyler is now using the latest social media tools to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in Northeast Texas! Our friends can now follow us on Twitter at @dioceseoftyler, like us on Facebook at fb.com/dioceseoftyler, and check out our photos on Instagram at dioceseoftyler. These tools join others already in use by the Diocese, including Bishop Joseph Strickland’s …

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