As the political season heats up, all the rhetoric surrounding elections can leave the average Catholic a bit overwhelmed–maybe even confused. How should our faith inform our citizenship? The USCCB has amassed a collection of short podcasts on various aspects of Catholic social teachings that are a great starting point for those looking for a firmer foundation. Subjects ranging from activism to government to environmentalism are included in the topic list. And if these brief podcasts stir you to action, let your feet hit the pavement for the June 8 Rally for Religious Freedom. Check here for local times and locations.