Serving the Church in Texas

Response to Harvey

The Catholic Church in Texas is coordinating its response to Hurricane Harvey through the bishops of the 15 dioceses. Learn how you can help and what the Church is doing.

Policy issues that matter to Catholics

On the one year anniversary of a TCCB statement against the death penalty, resources are provided for Respect Life Month regarding this important issue.

A voice of faith

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops was established as the fifth state conference in the United States in 1963, during the Second Vatican Council. The diocesan bishops of Texas are the regular members of the TCCB.

Catholic Archives of Texas

The Catholic Archives of Texas is nationally recognized as a resource for discovering the history of the Catholic Church in the Southwest.

Education Department

TCCB Education Department oversees the accreditation of Catholic elementary and secondary schools in the Lone Star State, as part of the state-approved Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC).

Public Policy

The Public Policy staff serve the Bishops before the Texas Legislature, the Texas delegation in Congress, and state agencies.

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Catholic Archives of Texas

Your online resource on the Roman Catholic heritage in the Lone Star State and across the Southwest. History doesn't stand still, so check back frequently for new developments.

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Catholic schools in Texas are accredited through the TCCB's Education Department.

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About Us

There are more than 8 million Catholics in Texas. And we are busy!

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You can get involved in the important issues shaping Catholic life in Texas. Sign up to receive action alerts for public policy efforts, to learn about education webinars and live events, and for updates on our Bishops' public policy work.

Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
1600 N. Congress, Suite B
Austin, TX 78701
Mailing address: PO Box 13285, Austin, TX 78711

The driveway for TCCB's parking lot is the second one on the right from the corner of 16th and Congress. Click here to enlarge. 


Catholic Archives of Texas
6225 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723