U.S. Elections

CST and the Voting Rights Struggle (2022)

Reflection
The dignity of the human person demands that all citizens have the opportunity to freely exercise their right to vote. This resource provides a brief history of voting rights in the United States and...

We Hold Ourselves to Christ's Standard

Prayer
In the wake of the violent attack on the Capitol, this prayer expresses our desire to recommit ourselves to Christ's mission in the world through a peace that knows justice, a faith that does...

Election

Toolbox
We hope that you will use this collection of resources, both new and revised, to help guide discussion and discernment in the weeks leading up to the election. The following resources are...

Catholic Social Thought and Politics

Book Discussion Guide
Fr. Fred Kammer reflects on the very relevant connection between Catholic social thought and politics in this timely resource.  

Catholic Social Thought and Voting

Reflection
Father Fred Kammer lays out key teachings on voting and political engagement. Reflection questions, faith in action, and a prayer are also included.  

No Is Not Enough! Reflections on a Lifestyle of Resistance

Reflection
In this reflection, Fr. Fred Kammer reminds us that resistance means saying “yes” to life as well as saying “no” to anything that devalues the human person.  

Catholic Social Thought and Civil Discourse

Reflection
In this resource, Fr. Fred Kammer reflects on civil and church discourse during a time of political division. He reminds us of the importance of working towards justice and voicing our...
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Prayer for the Inauguration (2017)

Prayer
This prayer refers to our Declaration of Independence and our Constitution as we mark the transition of power in our country.

Inauguration

Toolbox
This collection of resources for the United States Presidential Inauguration includes the following: Prayer for the Inauguration (2017) Prayer for the Inauguration (2009) Activity: Noble...

Prayer After the Election

Prayer
This prayer invites us to pray that bonds of community be restored after this tumultuous and divisive election.
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Prayer After the Election

Prayer
This prayer invites us to pray that bonds of community be restored after this tumultuous and divisive election.
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Presidential Debates Bingo

Activity
This Bingo card resource lists various policies, issues, and ideas consistent with Catholic social teaching and social justice. As you watch the remaining three debates before Election Day, use this...