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Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting – Part two

In preparing to vote, you are called to action. You are invited to ponder the message in the document, “Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting,” and then share the talk with three to five others

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Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting – Part One

‘In preparing to vote, you are called to action.’

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Call to Action: The Call to Holiness in an Election Year

During a recent gathering with young people, Cardinal Cupich was asked how our faith should inform our politics and our voting decisions. Responding with wisdom, Cardinal Cupich invited the group to reflect on Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”). He went on to point out that in this magisterial document,…

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Call to Action: Write Opinion Editorials for local media outlets

Next, decide on the focus of your story. Will you focus on the impact of weather abnormalities on your local community?

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Tips for writing effective Letters to the Editor

(Note: The following blog has been adapted from “24 Reasons to Hope: of The Climate Reality Project”) Solving the climate crisis is within our grasp, but we need people like you to be the voice of reality. Because it’s our planet that is in danger. Our future is at stake. And we do have a…

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Call to Action: Make Your Voice Heard!

To assist members of our Providence Community to do these concrete actions, the Advocacy Team of the Climate Change Task Force will provide resources for you to make your voice heard as we prepare for the 2020 elections

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How to Meet with Congress

Meeting face-to-face with your members of Congress is the single most effective way to persuade them to support the issues you care about

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Political Engagement for Climate Justice

All are invited to pray intensively to the Holy Spirit to guide voters at the ballot box to make informed decisions based on Gospel values

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Call to Action: Attend Town Hall Meetings and Other Meet-the-Candidate Events!

the Political Engagement Team of the Climate Change Task Force would like to share the following suggestions gleaned from the Interfaith Power and Light website

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The Sisters of Providence Political Engagement Team is an arm of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Climate Change Task Force. Members of the team are Sister Marilyn Kofler, Sister Barbara Battista and community friend Cynthia Sartor.