Bishop Strickland Pastoral Letter #6: Sexual Activity Outside of Marriage is Always Gravely Sinful

As we continue to review important truths of our Catholic faith, I am writing to you today to address the fifth truth in my Pastoral Letter of August 22, 2023: “Sexual activity outside marriage is always gravely sinful and cannot be condoned, blessed, or deemed permissible by any authority inside the Church.” Human sexuality is … Read more

Bishop Strickland Pastoral Letter #5: Same-Sex ‘Blessings’ – God Does Not and Cannot Bless Sin

From the Diocese of Tyler, Texas: My Dear Sons and Daughters in Christ: I write to you today to discuss more fully the fourth basic truth that I spoke of in my first pastoral letter issued on August 22, 2023, and to ask that we reflect more deeply on this important truth of our faith: … Read more

Bishop Strickland Pastoral Letter #3: The Eucharist and the Sacraments are Divinely Instituted

From the Diocese of Tyler website: September 12, 2023 My Dear Sons and Daughters in Christ: I write to you today to discuss more fully the second basic truth that I spoke of in my first pastoral letter issued on August 22, 2023: “The Eucharist and all the sacraments are divinely instituted, not developed by … Read more

Bishop Strickland Pastoral Letter #2: Christ Established One Church

My Dear Sons and Daughters in Christ: I write to you today to discuss more fully the first basic truth that I spoke of in my first pastoral letter: “Christ established One Church—the Catholic Church—and, therefore, only the Catholic Church provides the fullness of Christ’s truth and the authentic path to His salvation for all … Read more