February 18, 2019: Live from the St. Philip Institute studio in Tyler, Bishop Strickland was a featured guest on the popular radio show, Catholic Answers Live! He discussed his recent Valentines article entitled, Glorious Chastity, in which he contrasted God's plan for human sexuality with the devastating sex we often see in the culture today. Several members of the Institute were able to watch live, as he was interviewed by Jerry Usher on the popular Catholic radio show. Catholic Answers Live is featured on many Catholic Radio providers throughout the country.

Tyler, TX | In the wake of all the Texas Dioceses releasing lists of the names of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse, Bishop Strickland appeared on EWTN Nightly News on Friday (Feb. 1, 2019) and discussed his views on the abuse scandal plaguing the Church. Bishop Strickland repeatedly emphasizes the importance of the victims of these terrible crimes. The Diocese of Tyler released their short list on January 31, 2019.

On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop Joseph Strickland and Dr. Stacy Trasancos unveiled the new painting which will hang in the Cathedral for generations to come: The Immaculate Conception by Robert Puschautz. Robert Puschautz is the Stabat Mater Art Fellow for the St. Philip Institute and is hard at work to produce more masterful paintings like this one.