Forming-ConsciencesForming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship
Individuals and Families
Information for individuals and families on what the Church teaches about participating in public life, including activities for promoting civic responsibility, prayers, reflections, and ways to take action.

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility

Teaching document from the U.S. Catholic Bishops on the political responsibility of Catholics for exercising their rights and duties as participants in our democracy. It calls Catholics to form their consciences in the light of their faith and to bring Catholic moral principles to the debate and decisions about candidates and issues.
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Questions for Reflection and Discussion Based on Faithful Citizenship

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Summary of Faithful Citizenship

PowerPoint presentation from Catholic Charities USA summarizing Faithful Citizenship
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Videos for Faithful Citizenship

Includes examples of Faithful Citizenship, a video quiz and more
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Family Guide for Faithful Citizenship

A guide for discussing political matters with family members of all ages
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Prayers

Novena for Faithful Citizenship

Novena, rooted in the biblical tradition and the Church's social teaching, to promote justice and peace in our neighborhoods, our country, and our world.
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Praying Like a Faithful Citizen

Suggestions for nine ways to pray like a Faithful Citizen.
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Prayer Before an Election

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Prayer After an Election

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Take Action Now

Information on pending legislation, Church work on policy issues, prayers, sign up for or see action alerts, contact your elected officials
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Blogs: Catholics Care. Catholics Vote.

Eleven-part series from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops unpacking and exploring the themes of the U.S. Bishops's document on political responsibility, "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship." It will include issues affecting human life and dignity, hot-button social concerns, and the principles that shape the conscience formation and civic involvement of Catholics.
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Spanish Blogs/Blogs Español: A los católicos les importa. los católicos votan.

Elección especial serie de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos
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Contact

Catherine M. Orr
Director of Living Justice
Diocese of Green Bay
Dept. of Living Justice
Phone: (920) 272-8299 or 1-887-500-3580, ext. 8299 
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