Mother Susan Catherine to take Solemn Vows

Mother Susan Catherine, foundress of the Daughters of Divine Hope religious order, will profess her solemn vows before Bishop Joseph E. Strickland Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Sts. Peter and Paul in Tyler. With the profession, Mother Susan Catherine will enter permanently into religious life. She will profess vows of poverty, chastity, obedience and fidelity. “My …

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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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VIDEO: Remembering Bishop Charles Herzig

With grateful hearts, this weekend we remember Bishop Charles Herzig who died in office on Sept. 7, 1991. Bishop Herzig, a man of great humility, built the very foundations of our still-growing Diocese. May he rest always in the peace of Christ. Then Msgr. Herzig, a priest of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, was named the first bishop of the …

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Bishop to Present Herzig Award on Sunday

Bishop Joseph Strickland will present the annual Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award on Sunday, Sept. 7, during the 10 a.m. Holy Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler.   The award is named in honor of Herzig who led the diocese from its creation in 1987 until his death in 1991. The award recognizes individuals who …

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Catholic College Ministry to Hold Benefit Sept. 9

The Catholic Campus Ministry of Tyler will hold its “Benefit 2014”  on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ornelas Activity Center on the campus of The University of Texas at Tyler.  The banquet will benefit the St. John Paul the Great Catholic Campus Ministry for UT Tyler and Tyler Junior College.  The featured speaker for the event will …

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Vocation Discernment for Women to Begin Sept. 14

Is God calling you to the religious life? The Diocese of Tyler’s Vocational Discernment Program for Women will begin a series of gatherings to help women discern a potential vocation, Sr. Angelica Orozco, EFMS, diocesan coordinator for women religious, has announced. The first meeting will be held on Sunday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fransalian …

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Bishop Issues Safe Environment Decree for 14-15

Bishop Joseph Strickland has issued a decree on the Diocese’s Safe Environment program to be effective for 2014-15.  The decree seeks to reinforce the Diocese of Tyler’s efforts to form a culture of awareness and prevention in which people of all ages know how to respond, prevent and seek out assistance for victims of abuse. Highlights of the decree include: …

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Bishop Strickland Welcomes Hermanamientos

Noting that “we are all brothers in Christ and one Church working together for the Kingdom of God,” Bishop Joseph Strickland welcomed representatives from the Diocese of San Pedro Sula and the Diocese of La Ceiba in Honduras to Tyler for the 13th Hermanamientos Conference on Tuesday  The delegation from the two Honduran dioceses is being led by His Excellency, Michael Lenihan, …

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Fr. McLaughlin Receives Teaching Mandate

Diocesan priest Fr. Anthony McLaughlin, JCD, received his canonical appointment to teach on the Canon Law faculty at Catholic University of America from Donald Cardinal Wuerl last week during CUA’s Holy Mass to open the academic year. McLaughlin, who formerly served as the Judicial Vicar for the Diocese, began his teaching assignment at CUA this summer.

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Liturgical Conference Set for Sept. 20 in Tyler

The Diocese of Tyler will host its first-ever Diocesan Liturgical Conference on September 20. The English-speaking portion of the conference will take place on the campus of Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic Schools, while the Spanish portion will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Tyler. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.dioceseoftyler.org/pages.php?id=32

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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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