Skip to main content

Diocesan News

The Diocese of Laredo is facing a humanitarian crisis due to the number of migrants being released on our border. Catholic Charities - Diocese of Laredo has been informed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Border Patrol (BP) that the number of migrants being released in Laredo, will increase dramatically in the coming days and weeks. ICE and BP will start transporting migrants, not only from Eagle Pass and Del Rio, but also from the Rio Grande Valley area.

Every Wednesday during Lent, from March 13 through April 10, 2019, confessions will be available at each parish in the Diocese of Laredo at 7:00 p.m.

Why should I go?
Jesus deeply desires a personal, daily relationship with each one of us that we may live know the love of the Father and live in his peace and grace forever. Sin, sadly, chips away at the relationship we have with the Lord. Jesus wants to mend our relationship with him through the sacrament of confession. He is just waiting for us to say "Yes" to his call.

The Diocese of Laredo and Most Rev. James A. Tamayo participate in active assistance to immigrant brothers and sisters. Most Rev. James A. Tamayo was a cosigner in the following statement made by the US bishops along with the Catholic bishops on the Texas border.

February 15, 2019: As Catholic bishops of dioceses along the US-Mexico border, joined by some of our brother bishops across the nation, we oppose further construction of a border wall.

La Diócesis de Laredo anuncia la apertura de una Nueva Escuela: San Juan Diego Catholic School

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, representatives from the Diocese of Laredo join Catholics from around Texas to attend Advocacy Day at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Diocesan representatives will meet with legislative staff and lawmakers to discuss the Bishops’ legislative concerns regarding issues that affect the life and dignity of the people of Texas. Guided by the Texas Bishops, the Texas Catholic Network links thousands of Catholics together to advocate for policies and programs that support the life and dignity of every human person from conception through natural death.