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St. Philip Institute at the National Catholic Register

St. Philip Institute at the National Catholic Register

TYLER, Texas — How does a bishop bring “the joy of the Gospel” to the angst of the age? Bishop Joseph Strickland pondered and prayed over this question for five years as bishop and realized it was time to do something completely new for the Diocese of Tyler.

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Morally Coherent Catholic Citizenship

Morally Coherent Catholic Citizenship

As your bishop, I plan to offer a series of brief articles that I pray will be helpful to all of us as we approach the 2020 national, state, and local elections in November. Let me be clear, I have no intention of publicly endorsing any specific party or any...

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Three to Get Married Summer 2020

Three to Get Married Summer 2020

This summer the St. Philip Institute Family Life Office launched the first ever Three to Get Married Online Retreat Weekends in English and Spanish. This online retreat was created in response to COVID-19 restrictions and allowed couples to experience this important part of the marriage formation process through a combination of pre-recorded and live group sessions.

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Building the Domestic Church 2020 Catechist Conference

Building the Domestic Church 2020 Catechist Conference

The St. Philip Institute Department of Faith Formation recently hosted our annual Catechist Conference. The conference focused on the theme of Building the Domestic Church. The event featured ten talks offered for catechists and parish leaders, five in English and five in Spanish. Over 300 people attended the virtual event and our live Q and A was joined by 50 participants. The talks from the conference are still available here.

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Abortion and the COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

Abortion and the COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

On August 11, the St. Philip Institute partnered with Children of God for Life and the Avila Institute to host a webinar on Abortion and the COVID-19 Vaccine. His Excellency, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland, Bishop of Tyler and Founder of the St. Philip Institute joined...

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