As Catholics, we believe that “prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God, or the requesting of good things from God” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2559).
Catholics strive to make prayer an integral part of their daily lives so that this intimacy with God can lead us to charitable action. Our actions in the public square must always be rooted in prayer, discerning God’s will for our lives as well as for the common good of society.
We are called to be conscientious citizens. And so, when we consider Catholic advocacy in Pennsylvania, we must always begin with prayer, which leads to action.
Send a message to elected officials about current hot topics through The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference Catholic Advocacy Network by clicking here. The PCC has numerous action alerts on a variety of topics. Every citizen is encouraged to let his or her legislators know they care about these important issues.