General News

Que Pasa: News and Notes for Aug. 21

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is calling on the clergy, religious, and lay faithful of the Diocese of Tyler to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena in support of his vision for a teaching diocese. The Novena began on Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and will continue until Oct. 7, the Memorial of Our Lady …

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Orientation meeting for Spiritual Direction Training Set for Sept. 16

An information and orientation meeting for people interested in becoming spiritual directors is being offered Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-noon at St. Mary Church in Longview. The meeting is intended to introduce people to the two-year spiritual direction training course offered by the diocese in the hope of attracting more people to that ministry. Training will begin in January, with …

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Opening Homily for Bishop Gorman school year: ‘Jesus, the Great Teacher, leads us to school to the discovery of Truth’

On Wednesday, August 16, students, parents and faculty of Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School in Tyler joined Bishop Joseph Strickland at the Chapel of Sts. Peter and Paul for the opening school year Mass, followed by the Eucharistic procession to the campus. In his opening homily, School President Fr. Anthony Stoeppel, STD, stressed to the students that the journey …

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Regional Diocesan Mass for families with special needs to be held August 26

The Regional Diocesan Mass for Families with Special Needs will be held August 26, 2017, 10 a.m. at St. Michael Parish in Mt. Pleasant, TX. The presider for the Mass will be Reverend Denzil Vithanage. All families with children or adults with special needs are welcome. A modified liturgy will be celebrated to accommodate these needs. A special dispensation for the Sunday …

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Funeral services set for Boy Scouts killed in boating accident

Funeral services have been set for Will Brannon, 17, Heath Faucheux, 16, and Thomas Larry, 11, the three Boy Scouts who died as a result of an Aug. 5 boating accident on Lake O’ the Pines. The three were members of Boy Scout Troop 620. Brannon and Faucheux died at the scene when their boat came in contact with a …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for Aug. 7

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is calling on the clergy, religious, and lay faithful of the Diocese of Tyler to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena in support of his vision for a teaching diocese. The Novena will begin on Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and continue until Oct. 7, the Memorial of Our Lady …

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Bishop Strickland announces new clergy assignments for summer 2017

After due consultation and prayerful reflection, and in order to provide for the proper care of souls entrusted to him, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is pleased to announce the following pastoral assignments and appointments for the Diocese of Tyler. All changes are effective Sept. 1, 2017, unless noted. Pastor Rev. Ariel Cortes assigned as Pastor of St. Michael Parish in …

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Que Pasa: News and Notes for July 26

The Alliance of the Holy Family International (AHFI) is sponsoring a visit of the International Centennial Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima to the Diocese of Tyler in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparition to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. The visit has the theme, The Urgent Call for Prayer and Reparation: The …

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Diocesan special needs ministry receives grant from Our Sunday Visitor

The Ministry for Special Needs and Disabilities in the Diocese of Tyler has received a $5,000 grant from Our Sunday Visitor. The money will be used to provide materials and resources to parishes, as well as to continue raising awareness of the need for the ministry and formation for those involved. “I’d like to thank Our Sunday Visitor for supporting …

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Bishop Strickland requests 54-day novena to support teaching of Catholic faith

  Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is calling on the clergy, religious, and lay faithful of the Diocese of Tyler to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena in support of his vision for a teaching diocese.   The Novena will begin on Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and continue until Oct. 7, the Memorial of …

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