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February 1, 2019  
   
  Catholic Schools Day at the Capitol  
 

As part of National Catholic Schools Week celebrations, students from nine of the 100 Catholic P-12 schools in our state visited the Capitol in Olympia on January 30.  These schools met with their senators and representatives, the Superintendent of State Education, the chair of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 committee, and the Lieutenant Governor. Also, the Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Seattle, Kristin Dixon, testified in support of bi-partisan efforts to improve school safety, emergency notification, and student well-being for all schools and daycares in the state (both public and private).Read More
 
  Life & Liberty  
  Senate Committee to Hear Death Penalty Repeal  
  On February 5, the Senate Law & Justice Committee will hear SB 5339. While the state Supreme Court ruled the state's death penalty unconstitutional, it is still a law on the books. The Tuesday hearing will be at 10:00 am. and a vote is scheduled on the bill on Thursday.  
  Gonzaga Hosts Conference on Pornography  
  The Catholic Medical Association in collaboration with Gonzaga University will present a Conference on Pornography: The New Drug, at the Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, on February 23. The conference offers national experts in the field. Read More.  
  Social Justice  
  USCCB Endorses Carbon Pricing Bill  
 

Last week, the USCCB welcomed the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (H.R. 763) as an important step forward in addressing climate change. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chair of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, stated, "At a time when the dangerous effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, the need for legislative solutions like this is more urgent than ever." Read More
 
  Last Chance to Register  
  Catholic Advocacy Day - February 7  
 
Join us Thursday, February 7, and make your voice count for the common good in this crucial legislative session! But you must register by Sunday, February 3! Find details and registration link on WACatholics.org.
 
  Events  
  Stand Up & Be Counted  
 

Catholic Advocacy Day - February 7

Conference on Pornography, Gonzaga University - February 23

Walking + Witnessing for Migrant Families - April 29 to May 11

Cornerstone Catholic Conference - October 18-19, 2019

 

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February 1, 2019  
   
  Catholic Schools Day at the Capitol  
 

As part of National Catholic Schools Week celebrations, students from nine of the 100 Catholic P-12 schools in our state visited the Capitol in Olympia on January 30.  These schools met with their senators and representatives, the Superintendent of State Education, the chair of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 committee, and the Lieutenant Governor. Also, the Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Seattle, Kristin Dixon, testified in support of bi-partisan efforts to improve school safety, emergency notification, and student well-being for all schools and daycares in the state (both public and private).Read More
 
  Life & Liberty  
  Senate Committee to Hear Death Penalty Repeal  
  On February 5, the Senate Law & Justice Committee will hear SB 5339. While the state Supreme Court ruled the state's death penalty unconstitutional, it is still a law on the books. The Tuesday hearing will be at 10:00 am. and a vote is scheduled on the bill on Thursday.  
  Gonzaga Hosts Conference on Pornography  
  The Catholic Medical Association in collaboration with Gonzaga University will present a Conference on Pornography: The New Drug, at the Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, on February 23. The conference offers national experts in the field. Read More.  
  Social Justice  
  USCCB Endorses Carbon Pricing Bill  
 

Last week, the USCCB welcomed the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (H.R. 763) as an important step forward in addressing climate change. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chair of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, stated, "At a time when the dangerous effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, the need for legislative solutions like this is more urgent than ever." Read More
 
  Last Chance to Register  
  Catholic Advocacy Day - February 7  
 
Join us Thursday, February 7, and make your voice count for the common good in this crucial legislative session! But you must register by Sunday, February 3! Find details and registration link on WACatholics.org.
 
  Events  
  Stand Up & Be Counted  
 

Catholic Advocacy Day - February 7

Conference on Pornography, Gonzaga University - February 23

Walking + Witnessing for Migrant Families - April 29 to May 11

Cornerstone Catholic Conference - October 18-19, 2019

 

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