Dear Friends in Christ,

Welcome to BishopStrickland.com, a site where I will seek to share the joy and love of Jesus Christ through my personal reflections on the TRUTH of our faith as Catholics.

✠ Bishop Strickland

Dear Friends in Christ,

Welcome to BishopStrickland.com, a site where I will seek to share the joy and love of Jesus Christ through my personal reflections on the TRUTH of our faith as Catholics.

✠ Bishop Strickland

News & Notes

Message to the Flock #!

Friday, November 20, 2020

1. One Nation Under God

Embrace the expression “one nation under God” found in the Pledge of Allegiance to our country’s flag. We are truly “one nation under God”.  I speak directly to mothers and fathers, civic and religious leaders and all who find themselves responsible for guiding others through life and making important decisions for our society.  Do all that you do in a manner which demonstrates the fact that you are, indeed, “under God”.&nbs... Read More

Wisdom from the Saints

Monday, November 16, 2020

St. Robert Bellarmine from his treatise “On the Ascent of the Mind to God”

“If you are wise, then, know that you have been created for the glory of God and your own eternal salvation. This is your goal: this is the center of your life; this is the treasure of your heart. If you reach this goal you will find happiness. If you fail to reach it, you will find misery. May you consider truly good whatever leads you to your goal and truly evil whatever makes you fall away from it. Prosp... Read More

The Church's Clear Teaching

Friday, October 23, 2020

Our beautiful Catholic faith always shows respect for every person and calls them from the darkness of sin into the light of faith. Although the opinion expressed recently by Pope Francis is confusing let us simply turn to the Church's clear teaching on the question of legal recognition of homosexual unions. We absolutely embrace every person with compassion but let us never forget that the greatest compassion is to draw the children of God closer to Jesus Christ and the t... Read More

The Face of Jesus

Thursday, August 20, 2020

This is my favorite image of Jesus Christ. It is a painting by an 8 year old girl named Akiane Kramarik. Her remarkable story is that this painting captures the face of Jesus as she saw him in a vision. May it remind us of the Lord's Real Presence among us and call us to Joy in Him.

Join us in praying the Rosary on August 15

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Madonna of the Roses (16 x 20 Canvas Print)

Most Reverend Joseph E. Strickland, Bishop of Tyler, is assisting Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson, Texas with the development of a Marian Center of Eucharistic Devotion.  As we approach August 15th, the Feast of the Assumption of... Read More

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