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55 Plus Series – Faithful Citizenship

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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$15/$25 suggested donation

Navigating the complexities of the 2024 election will be a challenge. With the current political climate marked by polarization and misinformation, discerning the right choices requires vigilance and wisdom.

This presentation will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to make informed choices. Explore the essential principles of Catholic social teaching, focusing on conscience, moral decision-making, and the common good. Find practical advice on staying informed, engaging in respectful dialogue, making your voice heard, and praying before you cast a vote. Prepare spiritually and intellectually for this important election.

Paul Stankewitz is a Policy Advocate for the Michigan Catholic Conference. Prior to joining the MCC staff, Stankewitz served as City Manager of Onaway from 1988–2001, when he left to take a position as director of the Michigan Catholic Rural Life Coalition. In 2004, he joined the staff of the MCC and advocates on education issues as well as regulatory policies that preserve and protect essential services needed by the state’s most vulnerable population. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy as well as a master’s degree in public administration, both from Michigan State University.

This presentation is part of the 55 Plus Series, exploring spirituality and vitality in the second half of life.

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September 10
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Paul Stankewitz


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