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For People of Faith

"We need to participate [in politics] for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves." 

- Pope Francis, 16 September 2013

In the Catholic tradition, everyone is asked to actively participate in the political process, making our decisions on the basis of the common good of all and our Gospel values. To help you to reflect upon the values and principles of faith you can draw upon in your decision-making, we have made these resources available to you:

Recorded Events

Written Resources


We especially recommend: 

  • Network: Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Election 2020 - Advocates for Catholic social justice in Congressional legislation and government policy; inspired by Catholic Sisters. The Executive Director of Network, Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS, is an alumna of Mount Saint Mary’s.