Catholic Diocese of Dallas

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Advocacy Day Resources

Public Policy Issues addressed by Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops:

  • Protecting Human Life
  • Children & Families
  • Health & Human Services
  • Justice for Immigrants
  • Protecting the Poor & Vulnerable
  • Criminal Justice

The Legislative Process

Legislative Process 101

How a Bill Becomes a Law

How to Follow a Bill

House of Representatives Process

Senate Process

Find out who represents you

 

Additional Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops Resources

Prayer for Advocacy Day (includes a general prayer and children's prayer in English and Spanish)

Guidelines for Pastors and Parishes on Advocacy and Political Participation

 

Faithful Citizenship Resources

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: Revised every four years by the US Catholic bishops, this document is available in English and en Español. Resources to present it to students and adults are also available.

Official USCCB Website for Faithful Citizenship

Bishop Farrell and Vann's Joint Statement concerning Faithful Citizenship

 

Catholic Organizations and Leadership (in alphabetical order)

Catholic Charites of Dallas, Inc.

Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Catholic Pro-Life Committee, Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of Dallas

Society of St. Vincent De Paul, Diocesan Council of Dallas

Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Vatican: The Holy See