Special Needs Advent Social in Lufkin Dec 2

Upcoming Advent Social for families with special needs is December 2 at St. Patrick’s in Lufkin. Crafts, Visit from St. Nicholas, Christmas Carols, and lunch 10-1. There is no fee but RSVP to Linda Porter so adequate provisions may be mad.  email to:   lportertyler@gmail.com by November 25.

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“Full of Grace” teaching event with Fr. Pacwa on Dec. 9

The St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization will present a Diocesan Teaching Event: Full of Grace: Understanding the Immaculate Conception, on Saturday December 9, from 9am-approximately 1 pm. Dr. David Tamisiea, executive director of the St. Philip Institute, will speak on “The development of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception.” Father Johua NMeu, SSL, will speak on “The Immaculate Conception …

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100th anniversary of St. Michael’s Catholic Church November 18

St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, is 100 years old. Join in the festivities on Saturday, November 18, Bishop Strickland will say Mass at 5:30 pm, and there will be a reception in the parish hall. St. Michael’s Catholic Church 1403 East First St. Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

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Gregorian Chant event in Texarkana Oct 27-28

On Friday, Oct. 27, 4-6 pm, at the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall at Texarkana College,  Lowell Davis of the St. Basil’s School of Gregorian Chant in Houston, Texas, will present a lecture that covers the history and basic theory of Gregorian chant. Then, on Saturday Oct. 28, Davis will lead a workshop on singing Gregorian chant from 9:30 a.m. to …

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Sword of the Spirit Conference

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Lufkin will host “Sword of the Spirit: The Church Speaks to the Modern world,” a conference on the teaching of Pope Leo the XIII. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

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Fatima film at St. Peter Claver, October 13

On Friday, October 13th, the centennial of the Miracle of the Sun and the final apparition of the Blessed Virgin at Fatima, St. Peter Claver parish in Tyler will host a showing of “The 13th Day”, a film about the events at Fatima. The showing will be 7-8:45 pm in either the St. John of the Cross room, or the …

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Bishop Strickland, Dr. Tamisiea name new Director of Faith Formation

Bishop Strickland and Dr. David Tamisiea, executive director of the St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization, have announced the selection of Father Joshua Neu, SSL, as Director of Faith Formation. Father Neu, a native of Fredericksburg, Texas, is currently parochial vicar at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler. He is a graduate of the Pontifical Biblical Institute …

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Perspectives on the Reformation Event

Bishop Joseph Strickland and Father Joshua Neu, SSL, will be participating in the “Perspectives on the Reformation” theological discussion events in Tyler. The 6 weekly sessions on the Reformation at the Foundry Coffee shop in downtown Tyler will be from 7:00 pm to about 8:30.  Various religious leaders in Tyler will share perspectives and insights on the Reformation. Schedule: Thursday, Sept. 28 – Pastor …

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10/14/17 Formation Day for Special Needs

10/14/17 Formation Day for Special Needs Bridging the Gap: Special Needs Ministry This workshop will provide the participants new ideas and techniques in ministering to families with special needs and disabilities. Luci Holloway with Loyola Press will be with us and have available all the adaptive resources for faith formation for individual or parish use.  Five locations in the diocese …

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Physician and Health Care Ethics Scholar to speak at inaugural Catholic Professional Network Event

Physician and health care ethics scholar Jeffrey Bishop, Ph.D., M.D., will speak at the East Texas Catholic Professional Network’s inaugural event on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. All working Catholic professionals are invited join the East Texas Catholic Foundation and St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization for this …

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Herzig award to be presented Sept. 10

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will present the 2017 Bishop Charles E. Herzig Humanitarian Award during the Memorial Mass of Bishop Charles E. Herzig, Sunday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The award recognizes individuals and institutions that have made outstanding contributions within the Diocese of Tyler in seeking to promote human welfare. Those who …

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