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Is 2020 the worst year ever?

Few people alive can recall any single year of lived history that rivals 2020. Not even the trauma of 9/11 can rival 2020 in terms of sheer numbers. At present, every few days we lose the same number of people as we lost on that terrible day. So, is 2020 the worst year ever?

Celebrate Sunday Mass with Bishop Strickland - 9.20.20

The videos for Sunday Mass will be available Sunday morning.

Record wildfires, hurricanes, droughts: we need the 'Season of Creation'

Climate change is real; its death and destruction is presently upon us, and it is projected to get much worse if far more aggressive national and international efforts to reverse it are not soon enacted (see: https://bit.ly/3iSIb2Y and https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/ and https://bit.ly/2REOYBm).

Pope Francis to release new encyclical on St. Francis of Assisi's feast day

Pope Francis will release his new encyclical Oct. 4, the Vatican announced Wednesday.

What is Purgatory?

An exciting new course will teach about Purgatory, starting on September 17! Here's how you can get in.

Fr. James Altman: You cannot be Catholic & a Democrat. Period.

As the Bishop of Tyler, I endorse Fr. Altman's statement in this video. My shame that it has taken me so long. Thank you Fr. Altman for your COURAGE. If you love Jesus and His Church and this nation, please HEED THIS MISSION. -Bishop J. Strickland, Diocese of Tyler Texas.

Through pain and suffering, the Virgin Mary is always here for us

Coronavirus' global pandemic has brought many of us months of isolation, with lockdowns and quarantines. The changes we are all enduring with this new normal are immense. Many of us are fighting for our lives and fighting to put an end to systematic racism all at the same time. The pain and suffering being experienced all over the country is not to be forgotten.

Catholic Voters Have Many Reasons to Support President Trump

As we enter the last 50 days before Election Day, we are seeing more and more awareness and enthusiasm for the long and record-breaking list of accomplishments of the Trump Administration (see ProLifeVote.com), and how those accomplishments deserve the gratitude of all Catholics.

Celebrate Sunday Mass with Bishop Strickland - 9.13.20

The videos for Sunday Mass will be made available on Sunday morning.

We Remember 9/11 - Let us pray

Today marks 19 years since America awoke in horror to the worst terrorist attacks in history.