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Chancery Building

Diocesan Bishop

Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, D.D.

Administrative Assistant
Gloria Rodríguez                  
grodriguez@dioceseoflaredo.org

Executive Secretary                                          
Laura Moran-López                                                                                          
lmlopez@dioceseoflaredo.org                                   

Vicar General

Very Rev. R. Anthony Mendoza
franthonym@dioceseoflaredo.org

Fiscal Office and Accounting

Fiscal Officer
María Cecilia Moreno
cmoreno@dioceseoflaredo.org                                 

Controller
Lizzy Escamilla-Flores

Parish Accountant                                       
José A. López

Parish Accountant                                       
Delia Chacón 

Staff Accountant                                                        
Patricia González

Accounts Payable
María Elena Acosta

Payroll/Accounts Receivable
Dora Martínez

Accounting Specialist
Daniela Molina

Office of Human Resources

Director
Melinda M. Sepúlveda
msepulveda@dioceseoflaredo.org

Benefits Manager
Elva Medina
emedina@dioceseoflaredo.org

Assistant
Clare Gámez
cgamez@diceseoflaredo.org

Office of Stewardship and Development

Director
Rene Gonzalez
Development Services Coordinator 

Development Projects Coordinator
Anna Foster
afoster@dioceseoflaredo.org                                                                                     

Tribunal

Judicial Vicar
Rev. Oliver Ángel
oangel@dioceseoflaredo.org

Secretary
Rocío Gámez
rgamez@dioceseoflaredo.org

Communications Department

Director
Bennett McBride Jr.
bmcbride@dioceseoflaredo.org

Radio Broadcast and Sales Associate
Erica Johnston
ejohnston@dioceseoflaredo.org

Editor of La Fe Magazine
Margaret Medellin
mmedellin@dioceseoflaredo.org

Technology Department

Information Technology Specialist
Luis Martínez    
luismartinez@dioceseoflaredo.org                                                 

Contact Information

1901 Corpus Christi St.
Laredo, TX. 78043

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(956) 727-2140


General Information

Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese

Erected: July 3, 2000

Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Antonio

Rite: Latin (or Roman)

State: Texas

Country: United States of America

Square Kilometers: 27,482 (10,614 Square Miles)

Conference Region: X (AR, OK, TX)

Statistics

Total Population: 378,803

Catholic Population: 344,711

Diocesan Priests: 48

Religious Priests: 14

Retired Priests: 4

Bishops: 1

Total number of priests: 63

Deacons: 33

Seminarians: 5

Parishes: 32

Independent Missions: listed as Parishes

Missions: 17 

Residential Care of Children: 45

Education

High Schools: 1 

Elementary Schools: 6


Statistic Information revised as of August 2018.