February 1, 2017

Politics as a Vocation

Personal Perspectives on Catholic Faith and Public Service

The Washington Monument and the Reflecting Pool.

This unique effort was hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University for Catholic staffers and other public policy professionals under 40. This timely and unusual discussion on Pope Francis’ message and Catholic social teaching aimed to encourage and enrich the work of young leaders on Capitol Hill and beyond.


Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) represents Nebraska's 1st congressional district and serves on the House Appropriations Committee.

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is the junior Senator from Virginia and a former vice presidential nominee.

Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)​ represents Ohio's 9th congressional district and is the longest-serving woman in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) represents Florida’s 27th congressional district and is the first Hispanic woman to serve in Congress.