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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

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!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

¿Estás entusiasmado/a por nuestra Conferencia Diocesana Anual? ¿No puedes esperar para reservar tu lugar? 

¡Regístrate en línea aquí!  O

¡Descarga el formulario de registro aquí!

¿Estás estancado/a en una rutina espiritual?

¿Sientes que tu vida de oración es mundana y habitual?

Friday, March 31, 2017

Are you excited about our Annual Diocesan Conference? Can't wait to reserve your spot?

Click here to register online!  OR

Download registration form here!

Are you stuck in a spiritual rut?

Do you find your prayer life mundane and habitual?  

What are YOU doing to renew your baptismal promises? 

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Diocese of Laredo Youth Conference #DLYC2017 had a great turnout with over 500 teens from ages 12-15 coming together to #ConnectWithChrist.

The St. Augustine High School Gymnasium was filled with energy and a cheering crowd. Michael Marchand was the keynote speaker and Michael James Mette provided musical entertainment.

Check out the pictures below!

Friday, February 24, 2017

More than 20 Bishops along the border of Texas and Northern Mexico have issued a joint statement emphasizing the need for us to listen to the cry of our migrant brothers and sisters. The bishops issued the statement while participating in the biannual Tex-Mex Border Bishops meeting this week. 

Please click here for full statement. 

"The cry of Christ in the voice of the migrant moves us."

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Vocation Day: Saturday, March 18, 2017. 10 AM-1 PM. Casa Guadalupe. 2302 Corpus Christi St. 

Diocese of Laredo Catholic Conference "Renew Your Faith! / ¡Renueva Tu Fe!: Saturday, April 1, 2017. 8 AM-5 PM. United High School. 2811 United Avenue. 

Ash Wednesday (LENT BEGINS): Wednesday, March 1, 2017. 

Diocesan Lenten Retreat: Friday, March 10, 2017. ALL DIOCESAN OFFICES ARE CLOSED.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Lent is a time of spiritual preparation, repentance, grace, and renewal.

To help you observe this holy season the right way, we are providing a list of guidelines to follow for a fruitful Lenten season.

For a complete list of Lenten regulations, please click here.

Para una lista completa de regulaciones de Cuaresma, pulse aquí.

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 Religious Education

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. 

Religious Education for Children

The Office of Religious Education for Children 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 Social Services

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