Sunday, September 21, 2008

Forming your Conscience: The Catholic Vote!

The other day I led you to a video made by Grassroots Films and brought to us by Fidelis entitled, Catholic Vote. It's a powerful video. There had been one comment about the final message, which is to vote your conscience, but that message is preceded by three minutes of footage that clearly demonstrates that the right to life is fundamental. The whole point of the film is that conscience needs to be formed in light of truth and the film uses images to make the point.

You can get a free bumper sticker to put on a car window which will lead people to

Here are just some of the resources for forming conscience according to Catholic teaching found on the site:

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Living the Gospel of Life: A Challenge to American Catholics The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Moral Principles for Catholic Voters by the Kansas Catholic Conference

The Voter’s Guide for Serious Catholics by Catholic Answers Action

Where do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Key Issues? by Priests for Life

Those resources come from a page that also contains many articles on specific topics.

I also highly recommend this book by Archbishop Charles Chaput, which is now available in the Grotto giftshop for those of you who are local:

Te Deum Laudamus! Home

The obedient are not held captive by Holy Mother Church; it is the disobedient who are held captive by the world!