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On Tuesday, August 4, 2022, Catholic schools in Laredo gathered for an all-morning “School Safety Update Training” provided by the Laredo Police Department. Officers Walter Gonzalez and Carlos Hernandez, who have 43 years of experience combined, presented.

“The safety of our students, teachers and staff is our first priority,” said Dr. Guadalupe Perez, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Laredo. She continued, “We are taking measures to ensure that each of our schools provides an even safer learning environment for our students.”

En la Diócesis de Laredo queremos recordarles la importancia de las vacunas y los refuerzos para terminar con la pandemia de Covid-19. Recordamos las palabras del Papa Francisco, "vacunarse es un acto de amor."

 

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2022-2023 Pro-Life Poster Contest

This art contest is open to children and youth, 1st grade through high school in the Diocese of Laredo. It must be ORIGINAL art such as drawings or paintings on a poster 22” x 28” dealing with this year’s theme:

Called to serve Moms in Need!

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In response to the Supreme Court of the United States overruling Roe v. Wade, Bishop James A. Tamayo issued the following statement:

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

By Deacon Ramiro Garza

     This weekend the Roman Catholic Church in the United States celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (or Corpus Christi). It is a time when we celebrate the real presence of Christ – Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity, in the Eucharist.

Written by: Very Reverend Anthony Mendoza

Parochial Vicar of the Diocese of Laredo and pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Laredo

On May 24, an 18-year old male in the small town of Uvalde shot his grandmother in the face, then drove her truck to an elementary school, where he shot and killed 19 young students and two teachers.  The gunman was eventually killed by law enforcement.

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