The diocesan Department of Communications strives to connect individuals to the life and activates of the diocese, to communicate essential information for full engagement with diocesan ministries, and to provide support to diocesan ministries and congregational communications.

Primary Diocesan Communications:


  • The Weekly E-News is an e-mail newsletter sent each Tuesday, featuring diocesan events and announcements, as well as church listings and events that are open to all. Click here to preview the Weekly E-News and click the sign-up button, above, to receive it in your e-mail inbox each week.

  • The diocesan blog is updated with stories from our churches and current news.
  • Social Media: follow the Diocese of West Texas's social media accounts for upcoming events, reminders, and announcements. Search for @diocesewesttx on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

  • The Church News is a quarterly, print newspaper of the diocese**. Due to staff transitions in early 2019, the Church News is under construction and expected to be released in new format in late 2019. Read the latest issue.

  • Reflections Magazine is a bi-annual spiritual formation magazine available in print** or online at


In 2019, Emily Kittrell ( joined the diocesan staff as the Director of Marketing and Communications, and Laura McGrew ( was promoted to Communications Manager. Read more on the diocesan blog at


Unable to attend a diocesan retreat or gathering? View pictures of diocesan events on our Flickr site and video recordings of special presentations on our Vimeo account. Feel free to download for use; appropriate photo credits are noted.