Sunday April 21, 2019
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Homilies & Statements by

Most Rev. Joseph J. Tyson



December 2018  

Silent Night/Stille Nacht/Noche de Paz 2018

Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: Justicia para los Marginados 2018


 June 2018

 July 2018 

Homily for the Ordination of Kurt Hadley for the Transitional Diaconate
Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time on the 60th Anniversary Celebration of Fr. Robert Himes

Homily for the Mass of Thanksgiving for Father Jesus Alatorre Silva  
Homily for the Ordination to Priesthood if Father Jesús Alatorre, 
Father César Izquierdo and Father Jesús Mariscal for the Diocese of Yakima 
Homily for Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time for the Canta Misa of Jesús Alatorre, César Izquierdo, and Jesús Marisca (English/Spanish)

 April 2018  May 2018
Bishop's Easter Sunday Homily (English/Spanish)
Bishop's Good Friday Homily  
Bishop's Holy Thursday Homily (English/Spanish)
Homily for Chrism Mass 2018 at St. Paul Cathedral, Yakima Washington (English/Spanish)
Bishop's Homily for Father Tom Lane's Funeral
 December 2017
Follow the Star: Bishop Tyson's Christmas Homily 2017  
 May 2017  June 2017
Homily for the Transitional Diaconate Ordination of Jesus Alatorre for the Diocese of Yakima
 March 2017  April 2017

Bishop's Easter Vigil Homily
Bishop's Good Friday Homily
Bishop's Holy Thursday Homily
Homily for Chrism Mass 2017 at St. Paul Cathedral Yakima

 March 2016  May 2016

Think of What is Above: Bishop's Homily for Easter Day
Living the Mysteries: Bishop's Easter Vigil Homily
Death As a Good – Bishop's Good Friday Homily
Mercy and Welcome – Bishop's Holy Thursday Homily

Homily for the Ordination of Deacons Dan and Peter Steele as Priests for the Diocese of Yakima

 May 2015  December 2015

Homily Feast of St. Joseph the Worker - Spanish

Homily for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2015
Gaudete! Rejoice! It’s the Jubilee of Mercy
 March 2015   April 2015

Homily for the Chrism Mass 2015 at St. Paul Cathedral, Diocese of Yakima

Bishop's Easter Sunday Homily
Bishop's Easter Vigil Homily
Bishop's Good Friday Homily
Bishop's Holy Thursday Homily

May 2014  December 2014
Homily for the Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2014 
Homily for Canta Misa of Lalo Barragan, Priest of the Diocese of Yakima, Pajacuaran Mexico (English/Spanish)
Homily for the Ordination of Father Lalo Barragan for the
Priesthood at Holy Family Catholic Church, Yakima (English/Spanish)
Bishop's Christmas Message 2014 (English/Spanish 
Homily for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe  (English/Spanish)

 March 2014

 April 2014

Homily For Rite of Election Lent: Overcoming Sin - Embracing Grace (English/Spanish)


Homily for Chrism Mass 2014 at St. Paul Cathedral (English/Spanish)
Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter for Congreso 2014 at the Yakima Sun
Dome (English)
Easter Homily at St. Paul Cathedral (English/Spanish)
Finding the "Good" in Good Friday (English)

 July 2013

 December 2013

Immigration Prayer Vigil Statement English and Spanish (PDF)
Homily for the Ordination of Lalo Barragan as Transitional
Deacon for the Diocese of Yakima
Homilía para la Ordenación de Lalo Barragán como Diácono
Transitorio para la 
Diócesis de Yakima (PDF)  

The Nativity: Birth of Faith (English/Spanish)
Homily for Mass of of Christian Burial for Fr. Patnode (PDF)
Mass of Resurrection Homily for Fr. Ron Patnode

 February 2013  March 2013

This address was delivered at the Washington Farm Labor Association Convention in Yakima Feb. 21, 2013.

"Strangers and Aliens No Longer" (PDF)
"Ya No Son Extranjeros Ni Huéspedes" (PDF)

The Resurrection is Our Way to Heaven
The Vocalization of God’s Fullest Word - Homily for Chrism Mass 2013 at St.
Paul Cathedral Yakima
La Vocalización de la Más Completa Palabra de Dios - Homilía para la Misa del
Crisma 2013 en la Catedral de St. Paul en Yakima
 October 2012  December 2012
A Pastoral Letter on Marriage and Referendum 74 (PDF) Reflecting Christ's Peace to the World