TCCB Statement on George Floyd

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops offers our prayers for George Floyd, his family and friends, and all those affected by his killing and the events that followed in Minnesota. As the US Bishops stated in their recent pastoral letter, “Open Wide Our Hearts,” the injustice and harm racism causes are an attack on the…

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March 2020 Texas Catholic Voice

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses TCCB work during the pandemic… Director of Education Lisette Allen shares message to Catholic schools… Texas Catholic Historical Society participates in annual meeting A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director I sincerely hope and pray our TCV readers and their loved…

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An Annunciation Message of Hope

Espanol On Wednesday, 25 March, the feast of the Annunciation, the bishops of Texas join Pope Francis, who has invited “the Heads of the Churches and the leaders of every Christian community, together with all Christians of the various confessions, to invoke the Almighty, the omnipotent God, to recite at the same time the prayer that Jesus,…

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Un mensaje de esperanza en la Anunciación

English En esta fiesta de la Anunciación del Señor, los obispos católicos de Texas ofrecemos palabras de fe viva y esperanza a nuestra gente en este tiempo extraordinario de ansiedad y enfermedad. Al enfrentar tantas incógnitas, podemos estar seguros de la fidelidad de Dios. La Anunciación del Señor es una fiesta de esperanza en la…

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El Paso, Austin teachers recognized as 2020 Teachers of the Year

A math teacher in an Austin-area Catholic high school and a fifth grade teacher in El Paso have been recognized as the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops 2020 HIgh School Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year, respectively. The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops recognizes Katie Artzt as the 2020 High School…

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SB 2089: Complex bill still needs agreement

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) applauds Sen. Bryan Hughes’ wise acceptance of Sen. Eddie Lucio’s amendment to SB 2089. As Sen. Hughes said with this amendment, SB 2089 is now a better piece of legislation and will ensure appropriate care for Texans facing important end-of-life decisions. The improved engrossed SB 2089 now protects…

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