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The St. Jude Court #2363 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, has been active all summer. Activities and events have included awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors, gathering for a Bible study with guest speaker Carlos Rene Ramirez, welcoming new members and installing new officers. Most recently, members of the court assisted in "running the kitchen" at St. Joseph Church in Laredo. Most ministires at the parish, including the Young Knights and the choir, take turns cooking food to sell after Mass on Sundays. The profit earned directly benefits the parish. The St.


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."




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.