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Bishop James A. Tamayo, D.D.

First Bishop of Laredo

Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, D.D.

Date of Ordination: June 11, 1976
Date of Installation: August 9, 2000 

Safe Environment

Promise to Protect

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 church personnel, please contact:

Romeo Rodríguez
Victim Assistance Coordinator
1201 Corpus Christi St.
Laredo, TX 78043 (956) 764-7825

Safe Environment Reporting Guidelines

Reporting Suspected Sexual Abuse Form

Code of Conduct

Safe Environment TRAINING

Diocesan News Blog 

         Read about all the events happening in our diocese, special Masses, announcements from our parishes and missions,              upcoming events, and important news from national Catholic outlets! Click on the title of each story to read it in full!

Consultas Gratuitas Diagnostico Migratorio (previa cita) desde septiembre hasta diciembre de 2018. Si tienes dudas sobre algún proceso migratorio, llame a Caridades Católicas al telefono 956-722-2443 o visítanos a 1919 Cedar Ave. Laredo, Texas.

"We are CALLED" / "Somo LLAMADOS," the title of this year's High School Youth Conference (DLYC), is hosted by the Diocese of Laredo Youth Ministry. Why participate? Pope Francis challenges all of us to become missionary disciples who are not afraid to witness the faith. We believe that a joint witness of thousands of young people and their prayers will indeed help young people to see themselves as witnesses of Christ and members of a young Church.

Save the date and register today! Sponsored by the Diocese of Laredo and presented by Linda, Kracht, from Fortifying Families of Faith, this workshop covers all the hot-button issues parents face in the family today. Topics include Parent responsibilities, the purpose of the family, the teen brain, substance abuse, authentic love, pornography and sexuality topics, marriage, the American worldview, types of personalities and parenting and communication.

You are invited to “TESTIFY for KHOY!” Our KHOY RADIOTHON will take place from October 8 - 12, 2018 from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm! This is the one time a year we ask listeners, businesses, and friends to make a financial contribution to KHOY. We are a non-commercial radio station, which means we are listener-supported and cannot do what we do without your help. 
Join us during our 2018 radiothon! Whether you visit us to make a contribution, join us for a free meal, or go "on-the-air" to testify, you are welcome to visit the KHOY studio and be a part of this most special event.

Vocation Days for Men and Women

Enter the Competition/Ingrese a la competencia: Entry Form. People of all ages are invited to compete in an open poetry contest. Sponsored by the Diocese of Laredo and the San Agustín Cathedral Campaign, the entries must relate to the contest theme, "San Agustín Cathedral" with a 200 maximum word count. All poems must be original work. Physical poetry submissions must be typed and submitted with an entry form.

KHOY Radio

KHOY is a nonprofit, non-commercial educational FM broadcast station that serves the community of Laredo and surrounding areas with positive programming.

Youth Ministry

It is the goal of the Office of Youth Ministry to help young people grow in their faith and come to know Christ through service to their community and others.

Family Life Ministry

The Family Life Office responds in faith to the spiritual needs of God's people throughout the natural life cycle by enriching their journey of faith.

Evangelization

The Office of Evangelization strives to call to each Catholic to deepen his or her own faith, develop a personal and intimate encounter with Jesus Christ and boldly proclaim the Gospel.

Adult Faith Formation

Religious Education strives to make disciples by making the Catholic faith known, loved and lived among adults and young adults through leadership and faith formation.

Stewardship and Development

Our mission is to assist, teach, affirm and empower Catholics in the Diocese of Laredo to live as disciples and stewards of the Church.

Tribunal

Our mission is to bring back those individuals, whose marriages have ended, into the sacramental life of the Church. 

Sacramental Preparation

The Office of Sacramental Preparation is committed to witnessing and proclaiming the reign of God through motivation, education and communication. 

 

Catholic Cemetery

Calvary Catholic Cemetery is committed to the corporal work of mercy, performing a ministry of service to all the faithful.

Pastoral Institute

Our mission is to make disciples, by making the Catholic faith known, loved and lived among adults and young adults, through leadership and faith formation opportunities.

CYO Sports

The Catholic Youth Organization enriches families and strengthens communities across Laredo through youth programs that embrace the love and example of Jesus Christ.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Diocese of Laredo's vision is to find solutions to reduce poverty in our community.