Action Center

Advocacy Tools

“Politics, according to the Social Doctrine of the Church, is one of the highest forms of charity, because it serves the common good…A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern.” _ Pope Francis, homily, Santa Marta, Sept. 13, 2013

Advocacy To-Do List


Join the Conference’s Email Advocacy Network

Visit the Action Center to sign up!


Pray about the issues

Pray about the issues, for the Bishops, the Conference and decision makers.


Learn the issues

Explore our Issues section on this website.


Encourage voting

Conduct or participate in a voter registration drive in your parish. How to Conduct Voter Registration Drives

Act on Conference issues by:


Taking action


Calling and Writing

Find your legislator’s contact information and call and write to your legislators on respect life, family and education and social justice issues (See resources below)


Spreading the word

Encourage your family, friends and fellow parishioners to join the Virginia Catholic Conference Advocacy Network


Advocating together

Participate in Catholic in the Capital Day (held each February during the Virginia General Assembly)

Talking Points and Advocacy Tools for Your Group

Preparing for a legislative visit

Join our email network

Imagine 700,000 Virginia Catholics standing together for life, justice, family and the common good.