Bringing the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit to East Texas. 

Supporting our Parishes During COVID-19

It is critically important that our parishes and pastors receive the offertory support they need to remain operational and sustainable despite the suspension of weekly Masses. The diocese has developed a universal online offertory page where the faithful can make an offertory donation to any parish in the diocese. The site is

These donations will assist the parishes with ongoing expenses related to ministry, maintenance, staff and other pressing needs, that depend on regular offertory support from parishioners. Please contribute online to your parish at or above your usual offertory amount. Many of our parishes are suffering significant financial hardship during this challenging time. Your online support will make a critical difference.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response and Updates

For Sunday and daily Mass, and other spiritual resources, click here.  

July 3, 2020

Wearing Masks at Public Liturgies During COVID-19

April 29, 2020

Instruction on Resuming Liturgies While Facing COVID-19

State of Texas: Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Churches

State of Texas: Best Health Practices To Avoid COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Update on Measures to Keep the Diocese of Tyler Safe

March 17, 2020

Decree Suspending the Public Celebration of Mass and Enacting Other Measures

Letter from Bishop Strickland to the Diocese Regarding Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

Additional Precautionary Measures in Response to Concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dispensation Announcement Graphic

March 12, 2020

Diocesan Catholic Schools Announcement of Closure until March 20

March 10, 2020

Temporary Liturgical Measures in Response to Concerns about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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