The Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, D.D., First Bishop of the Diocese of Laredo, is a member of the Administrative Committee of the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops.  The Bishops have posted on the USCCB website a congratulatory message to Pope Francis in commemoration of the First Anniversary of his Papacy.

 In addition, Bishop Tamayo has extended best wishes and pledge of prayers to the Holy Father on behalf of the people of the Diocese of Laredo.

2014 Lent Wednesday, March 5

A Message from Bishop Tamayo on Marriage


2014 Diocese of Laredo Catholic Sharing Appeal
Parish Campaign February 1-2 and February 8-9



Diocesan News and Events


Safe Environment

 The Diocese of Laredo is proactively engaged, through the education, training and screening of its clergy, lay personnel and volunteers, in maintaining a safe environment for children and young persons in all its churches, facilities and sponsored events. If you, or someone you know, has been a victim of child sexual abuse by any church personnel, please contact:                 Melinda  Sepulveda

Victim Assistance Coordinator
1901 Corpus Christi St.
Laredo, TX 78043 956-764-7868


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