About Phil Sevilla

Mr. Sevilla, prior to assuming the role of President of the Texas Leadership Coalition was the President of Catholic Coalition of New Mexico, a non-profit Catholic advocacy organization and Executive Director for Project Defending Life, a Catholic pro-life ministry in Albuquerque, NM. He held managerial and staff positions serving technology companies in Silicon Valley and Fortune 100 corporations for over twenty years.

Who Represents Catholicism in America?

San Antonio Express News columnist, O. Ricardo Pimentel, published an article in March drawing attention to recent polls and surveys in the U.S. which indicate more Catholics are rejecting the Church’s teachings on abortion and carnal relations between members of the same sex. Mr. Pimentel often hurls barbs at the Church. We are dismayed that the Express News does not … Continue reading

May 3rd News Bytes

National Day of Prayer Rally at City Hall May 1st, 2014 Mrs. Terelyn Santos, parishioner of St. Pius X, was one of the prayer leaders at the rally held last Thursday on May 1st  at noon in front of City Hall in downtown San Antonio. Over a  hundred attended the rally at City Hall, while similar public rallies were held … Continue reading

Don’t Cry For Kathleen, America!

Earlier this month, after five stormy years, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius resigned or, as some have speculated, was forced out of office by political and public pressure. Before her controversial, high visibility role in implementing the most far-reaching overhaul of the healthcare industry in America, she was the Governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009 … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate Our Victories and Work to Keep Texas Pro-Life

Those of us who joined the fight in the Texas state legislature at the Capitol last summer to support the House Bill 2 Omnibus Pro-Life Bill were elated when HB2 passed with a safe margin despite the shrill outcry and drama exhibited by pro-abortion zealots inside and outside the state Senate chambers. The state of Texas made a bold statement … Continue reading

Defending Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

San Antonio, TX –We celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and memory on the third Monday of January, a national holiday promulgated by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. On January 17, 2011 in Hillside, Illinois, more than 40 African-American religious and political leaders gathered at Freedom Baptist Church to censure the misrepresentation and distortions of Dr. King’s legacy. … Continue reading

Special Masses for the Election. Final Requests

            Click <here> for Mass and Vigil Schedule Dear Friends, We’re down to the last week before the elections. As you know there is much at stake in this national election. Our economy is in shambles and we are sliding closer towards a fiscal cliff. Millions of Americans are out of work or underemployed. The … Continue reading

Voter Guide …We need your help … October 6th Rally Speeches … Special Events … Party Platforms … Religious Freedom Scorecard

Please help us distribute the TLC Voter Guide and Endorsement List. We believe this is the best Catholic Voter Guide you can find for Bexar County. We need your help to distribute the Guide to as many Catholics you can find. This election is very close and there are many good candidates who need our help. If you can distribute … Continue reading


Our Lady of the Atonement Parish will be independently hosting a Candidate Forum next Sunday. Come and get a closer look at the candidates running for public office in Bexar County. Q & A period included.  General elections are less than a month away. Where:   Our Lady of the Atonement Parish – St. Anthony Hall When:     Sunday, October 14th Time: … Continue reading


Tomorrow we will stand together at the downtown rally in San Antonio in solidarity with those who believe in the founding principles of our nation pertaining to our God-given right to freely exercise our religion, to proclaim that our religious liberty is inviolable and sacrosanct. No government can violate our conscience and force us to participate in evil. In Matthew … Continue reading


  Dear Friends, The Texas Leadership Coalition was organized in San Antonio with the mission to evangelize and educate our brethren, especially fellow Catholics in our community, by promoting and defending authentic Christian moral principles, and, during critically important election years, to help inform Catholic voters to integrate their faith with their civic responsibilities. We believe our mission as faithful … Continue reading