St. Philip Institute

The Spirit said to Philip, “Go and join up with that chariot.” Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?” He replied, “How can I, unless someone instructs me?” So he invited Philip to get in and sit with him. Acts 8: 29-31

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Guided by Bishop Strickland’s vision, the St. Philip Institute implements a diocesan teaching structure to guard the Deposit of Faith.









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The St. Philip Institute produces digital and print materials to teach the Catholic faith. Browse our essays, videos, teaching materials, and podcasts.

Faith Formation Online Resumes in January

Our online Faith Formation program resumes classes the week of January 10th.  Please click below to download the calendar.

Bishop Strickland’s Letter: Stand for an Ethical Covid-19 Vaccine

Download Bishop Strickland's Letter Dignitas Personae Joint Statement: Physician Support for Ethical Vaccines Measuring Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine: Press Hard for Ethical Vaccines

Bishop Strickland’s Address to Every Man, Woman, and Child in His Flock

Download Dear Flock of Northeast Texas, As the Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, and shepherd of God’s flock in this part of the world, I want to address every man, woman and child who resides in the thirty-three counties that make up the Diocese of Tyler. Although I have a clear understanding that approximately 1.5 million of you...

Francesco: Be Not Afraid

On Pope Francis’s remarks about homosexual civil unions? Context, charity, and distinction—and as Pope St. John Paul II advised, Be Not Afraid.

Women's Advent Program

Join us for an online Advent program for women designed to help us enter into the peace of Christ. This is a free resource that will focus on the Sunday readings as well as a book by Fr. Jacques Phillipe.

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What Catholics Believe

The Way of Christ for Adults

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Fundamental Teachings

The Way of Christ for Teens

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Family Baptism Program

The Way of the Holy Family

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Catechism for Confirmation

Christian Initiation

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Stabat Mater Art Fellowship

Original Sacred Art

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