The Texas Catholic Voice

We come to your inbox with news you can use, putting your faith into action locally, in our state Legislature and for issues important to our Church.

A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Un mensaje de esperanza en la Anunciación

March 25, 2020

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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

January 29, 2020

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…

Read More

Texas Catholic bishops respond to federal judge’s preliminary injunction regarding refugee

January 15, 2020

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops welcomes the preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge, making moot the refugee consent decision to deny Texans the ability to welcome refugees to Texas as a preliminary place of refuge, at least until the court makes a final decision or unless the injunction is overturned by a higher…

Read More

Texas Catholic Bishops respond to Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to turn away refugees

January 10, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to turn away refugees from the great state of Texas is deeply discouraging and disheartening. While the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops respects the governor, this decision is simply misguided. It denies people who are fleeing persecution, including religious persecution, from being able to bring their gifts and talents to our…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More