Bishop's Blog / A Simple Prayer

By Bishop Strickland
Friday, March 08, 2013

 
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As we hear the news that the Conclave will begin on Tuesday March 12, 2013 let us pray that the Cardinals in Conclave will hear the beautiful voice of God's Holy Spirit, that the Church may blossom forth in a new springtime of faith, hope and love.

+Joseph

 


Bishop Strickland

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland was named the fourth bishop of Tyler in September of 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. Prior to being named bishop, he served a number of roles in the diocese, including vicar general, judicial vicar, and pastor of the Cathedral parish. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1985.
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