A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Feb 2020 Texas Catholic Voice

February 28, 2020

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses service and advocacy … A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director As we begin this season of Lent, we are reminded the Church’s engagement in the public square is not merely a political action but a witness to the paschal mystery.…

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Jan 2020 Texas Catholic Voice

January 31, 2020

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon talks about the Texas Catholic Historical Society… Education Department announces winners for Teacher of the Year A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director   The public policy and education work of the Texas Catholic Conference is well known by our TCV readers…

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Texas Catholic Voice

December 20, 2019

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses initiatives to combat human trafficking… Education Department thanks Sr. Kevina Keating for her service… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director While it is only the third week of Advent, this is our last TCV for the year. I pray that…

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Texas Catholic Voice

November 28, 2019

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses the dangers of payday lending…. Education Department wraps up fall accreditation… An update on the capital punishment case of Rodney Reed … A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director As we enjoy our Thanksgiving leftovers, we are also being bombarded with…

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Texas Catholic Voice

October 31, 2019

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses how Catholics can help bring civility to our political discourse…. Congratulations to three of our dioceses on their work to promote priestly vocations!… Adoption Awareness Month resources… Our Public Policy Outreach Coordinator visits Corpus Christi… and more… A Message from Jennifer…

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Texas Catholic Voice

September 27, 2019

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon reviews Respect Life Month…. School accreditation visits begin… Comment letter regarding proposed SNAP rule changes… News from the Archives… and more… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director October is Respect Life Month for the Catholic Church in the United States and…

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Texas Catholic Voice

August 29, 2019

A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director During legislative session advocates trek to Austin to express their wishes, call and write their legislators, and organize others to pass legislation, but too often that is the end of engagement on the issues. Most legislation requires the hard work of state agencies to implement effectively — but…

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FAQs on how TCCB determines positions on bills (TCV Vol. 85.1)

November 28, 2016

How are bill positions developed? The bishops of Texas approve a legislative agenda in the spring prior to legislative session. Then, the TCCB staff works with members of the legislature to develop our priority legislation and opposition strategies for negative legislation. In early November, legislative members begin to file bills. In consultation with the bishops,…

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Legislative highlights: Pro-life (TCV Vol. 85.1)

November 28, 2016

With each issue of Texas Catholic Voice we highlight key legislation for you to monitor. We begin with the foundational principle of the protection of human life from conception to natural death by highlighting the abortion-related legislation that we are supporting. This is not an exhaustive list, but those which we are closely collaborating with bill…

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