Faithful Citizenship

We had a wonderful day of faithful citizenship at the Capitol March 26! There's still much to be done to to improve state laws on issues relating to Catholic moral and social teaching. Sign up for our regular newsletter to learn what you can do!


Legislative Agenda

Learn how we're working to improve Texas law and how you can contact your lawmaker.

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Education Department

TCCB Education Department accredits Catholic primary and secondary schools and offers support services to educators.

Catholic Archives

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

Foster Care Support

Help support Texas' 30,000 children in foster care and their families.

St. Joseph is our holy model!

Pope Francis’ Sweeping Encyclical Calls for Swift Action to Protect God’s Creation

Jun 18, 2015

The world has become captivated by Pope Francis’ much-awaited encyclical,Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, which is his appeal to dialogue between "every person living on this planet" to urgently address our environmental challenges to find the best care for “our common home.” In this encyclical, the Pontiff offers a hopeful vision of renewal.  He challenges us to remember that the problem is not the people on the planet, but an apathetic, “throwaway” culture that exploits and wastes resources—all in an often single-minded pursuit of profit. Instead, the Pope calls on each of us to take concrete steps…

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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 schools in Texas are accredited through the TCCB's Education Department to ensure excellence in schools statewide.

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We collect, preserve, and make available books, artifacts, and photographs that document Catholic history in Texas since the 16th century.

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Find Our Office

TCCB Office Address:

1600 N. Congress, Suite B
Austin, TX 78701

Please note: Our parking lot is between Congress and Colorado.
For a street view, click here.

TCCB Mailing Address:

PO Box 13285
Austin, TX 78711

Catholic Archives of Texas:
6225 E US 290 HWY SVRD EB
Austin, TX 78723

Please note: We are located inside the Diocese of Austin Pastoral Center.