Monday June 18, 2018
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Homilies & Statements by

Most Rev. Joseph J. Tyson


May 2016

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

March 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

December 2015

Homily for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2015

Gaudete! Rejoice! It’s the Jubilee of Mercy

May 2015

Homily Feast of St. Joseph the Worker - Spanish

April 2015

Bishop's Easter Sunday Homily

Bishop's Easter Vigil Homily

Bishop's Good Friday Homily

Bishop's Holy Thursday Homily

March 2015

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

December 2014

Bishop's Christmas Message 2014 (English/Spanish

Homily for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe  (English/Spanish)

May 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)

April 2014

Homily for Chrism Mass 2014 at St. Paul Cathedral (English/Spanish)

Homily for the Secon 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)

March 2014

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

December 2013

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

July 2013

Immigration Prayer Vigil Statement English and Spanish (PDF)

Homily for the Ordination of Lalo Barragan as Transitional Deacon for the Diocese of Yakima (PDF)

Homilía para la Ordenación de Lalo Barragán como Diácono Transitorio para la Diócesis de Yakima (PDF)  

March 2013

The Resurrection is Our Way to Heaven

The Vocalization of God’s Fullest Word - Homily for Chrism Mass 2013 at St. Paul Cathedral Yakima (PDF)

La Vocalización de la Más Completa Palabra de Dios - Homilía para la Misa del Crisma 2013 en la Catedral de St. Paul en Yakima (PDF)

February 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)

December 2012

Reflecting Christ's Peace to the World

October 2012

A Pastoral Letter on Marriage and Referendum 74 (PDF)