In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Legislature concludes May 31 … Death penalty resources for small groups … and more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director The 87th Texas Legislature closes “sine die” May 31. It’s been a historic session, what with the pandemic and the severe February winter storm, not to…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Last week for committee action – Legislature concludes May 31 Execution scheduled for May 19 Laudato Si’ Week resources And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This is the final week of the Legislature in which committees can take action on bills, and next week…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Senate bills addressing prolife and essential caregiver visitation rights Bills in committee this week Novena to St. Isidore and Marian shrine Rosary schedule And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director Contact House Calendars Committee and ask them to set SB 394! This is the week…

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My name is Jennifer Allmon, and I am the Executive Director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops testifying in support of SB 1968. The Texas bishops believe parents are the primary and principal educators of their children and therefore must be free to determine the best educational environment for their children. To ensure quality…

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My name is Lisette Allen and I am the Director of Education at the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops testifying in opposition to SB 1669. The Texas bishops support school choice and religious liberty that respects the independence and autonomy of private and religious schools, while also fostering strong public-school options. We are concerned with…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Bishops issue signatory letter opposing permitless carry of guns… Last week for bills to pass the House… Pro-life, foster care, education and more at stake… And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director There’s just a few days left for House bills to be able to…

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The bishops seek to promote strong, stable, and healthy families, and oppose direct threats to innocent life, from conception to natural death. Our opposition to hormonal therapies and surgeries that aim at cross-sex transitioning or gender reassignment comes from this concern for the health of children and their families. For these reasons we support SB…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon updates on legislative activity… Engage in legislation being debated this week… May is Foster Care Month, and a great time to promote the St. Joseph Ministry… Pope Francis calls for prayers to end the pandemic… And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon,…

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Pope Francis declared a Year of St. Joseph for 2021. May, which is recognized as National Foster Care Month, is a wonderful time to promote the church’s St. Joseph Ministry, which builds a community around foster care families. Please consider using these graphics to promote this ministry. More information can be found at txcatholic.org/stjosephministry/.  

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon addresses permit-less carry and death penalty bills… Bills in Committee this week…. A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This is the first time in recent history Catholics have not gathered at the Capitol during the legislative session. That doesn’t mean we…

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