Catholic Day on the Hill issues include school vouchers, immigration

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

By Dan McWilliams NASHVILLE — School vouchers were a popular subject in meetings Bishop Richard F. Stika and Memphis Bishop J. Terry Steib, SVD, had with Gov. Bill Haslam and legislators at the 17th annual Catholic Day on the Hill in Nashville. Catholic Day on the Hill offers a chance for the faithful to meet with their legislators and advocate …

It’s a day on Capital Hill for Catholics

Dan McWilliams News, Schools

Bishop Richard F. Stika led a group of East Tennessee Catholics taking part in the 16th annual Catholic Day on the Hill on Feb. 20. The state’s three bishops, including Bishop David R. Choby of Nashville and Bishop J. Terry Steib, SVD, of Memphis, visited several legislators as well as Gov. Bill Haslam. At the midpoint of the day’s visits, …

Registration for Catholic Days on the Hill under way

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News, Parishes, Schools

Catholics across the state are encouraged to participate in Catholic Day on the Hill and Catholic Schools Day on the Hill this month. The annual events, sponsored by the Tennessee Catholic Public Policy Commission, are for parishioners and students to visit with their lawmakers to express interest in legislative issues affecting them and the state. The registration deadline for Catholic …