News from the TCCB

 

2023 Teachers of the Year

January 26, 2023

Teachers of the Year from small towns exemplify the vocation of educators Mrs. Julie Ortiz, who currently teaches at St. John Berchmans Catholic School in San Antonio, and Mrs. Geralyn Klimitchek, who has taught her entire career at Sacred Heart Catholic High School in Hallettsville, are the 2023 Texas Catholic Conference Bishops’ Elementary Teacher of…

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Proposed changes to ACA could mandate abortions and gender transition procedures

September 30, 2022

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Hubert H. Humphrey Building Room 509F 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 Attention: 1557 NPRM (RIN 0945-AA17) Submitted online via: https://www.regulations.gov.   Dear HHS, I am submitting comments on behalf of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB). The TCCB is…

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Texas bishops grateful for overturn of Roe v Wade

June 24, 2022

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops issued the following statement on the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding Dobbs v Jackson: We celebrate with grateful hearts the historic decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn Roe v. Wade. The state of Texas will again have the ability…

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