Office of Communications

The Office of Communications collaborates with all ministries in the diocese to communicate the work of the Church to the faithful in the Rio Grande Valley and in the community. The office publishes a weekly electronic news bulletin - Weekly Update, and an annual Year in Review; manages the news component of the diocesan website; and serves as the official news and public information liaison between the Diocese of Brownsville and the news media. The department offers assistance to parishes, schools and Catholic entities with communications planning and public relations, as a way of building the kingdom of Jesus Christ in the Rio Grande Valley.

Brenda Nettles Riojas
Director / Editor
P. (956) 784-5008

Rose Ybarra
Assistant Editor
P. (956) 784-5009

Paul Binz
Communications Associate
P. (956) 784-5055

Derek Janik
PR Social Media/Videographer
P. (956) 784-5038

Office Location
San Juan Pastoral Center
700 N Virgen de San Juan Blvd
San Juan Texas, 78589

The Valley Catholic

The Valley Catholic is the official newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brownsville. As such, it shares in the Church's mission to tell the Good News of Jesus Christ in the context of today"s world.

Catholic Programming on KMBH TV

Direct TV 60, Digital 38, 10 Cable

Sundays, 9:30 a.m. Catholic News & Inspiration

Sundays, 10 a.m. La Misa

Sunday’s Mass is telecast each week for those unable to attend church. The Mass is filmed weekly at different parishes in the Diocese of Brownsville.

Sundays, 11 a.m. Diocese Insight

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.

Brenda Nettles Riojas, Diocesan Relations Director and editor of The Valley Catholic, hosts a half-hour interview program with different guests who provide some insight into the different programs and ministries of the Catholic Church in the Rio Grande Valley.

On KMBH Digital 38.3

Sundays, 9 a.m. Las Verdades

Wednesday, 7 p.m. Msgr. Juan Nicolau, PhD., STL, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in McAllen