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Bishop James A. Tamayo extends birthday wishes to Pope Francis on behalf of the people of the Diocese of Laredo.

The Office of Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Laredo invite everyone to participate in a fun advent challenge. This challenge will help us dive deeper into the meaning of stewardship: giving of our time, talent and treasure to all people.

The Diocese of Laredo released the following media advisory on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 2 p.m. regarding the pending retirement of Fr. Jose Luis Balderas of Christ the King Church. Click below to read the full statemtent.


This art contest is open to children and youth, 1st grade through high school in the Diocese of Laredo. Any kind of ORIGINAL art such as drawings or paintings on posters can be submitted, dealing with this year’s theme: "Every life is Cherished, Chosen and Sent” Deadline for submission of art: Monday, November 19, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

"We are CALLED" / "Somo LLAMADOS," the title of this year's High School Youth Conference (DLYC), is hosted by the Diocese of Laredo Youth Ministry. Why participate? Pope Francis challenges all of us to become missionary disciples who are not afraid to witness the faith. We believe that a joint witness of thousands of young people and their prayers will indeed help young people to see themselves as witnesses of Christ and members of a young Church.

Catholic Charities-Diocese of Laredo and the Missionaries of Divine Mercy from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston invites everyone to the 10th annual Medical Mission. Free medical, dental, and vision services will be offered by professional doctors at San Luis Rey Church in the parish Hall, 3502 Sanders Ave. November 5th-8th (Monday-Thursday) from 8am to 5pm and November 9th (Friday) from 8am to 12pm. Mass, healing services, and confessions take place on: