Easiest way for Catholics to share the Faith (anybody can do it!)


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Im not sure if this was posted anyplace, but here is my two cents:

I live in an area with about 2million people in the metro area.
The problem is that out of all the millions of books in the different county libraries I dont see a lot of the “modern classics” like Catholicism and Fundamentalism, Beginning Apologetics, Mass Confusion, just to name a few.

Here is where other Catholics can come to the rescue!
Well I decided that with Cath&Fund I am going to donate it to the public library! Just think how easily it would be to help someone struggling with their faith, “just looking” , or seeking the truth. They can take their time looking at these gems and best of all its free*. Also if I need to look at it again I can just go and check it out! If you are like me, when Im done reading a book (or if I buy it yet I dont read it) I always consider donating it to a public library! Some of the best books I have seen at the library were donations!

p.s. Any other ideas are welcome!!

*As most people should know nothing in life is “free”, someone had to pay for it…But isnt that what Christianity is all about?


#2

[quote=Catholic Dude]ImWell I decided that with Cath&Fund I am going to donate it to the public library! Just think how easily it would be to help someone struggling with their faith, “just looking” ,?
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make sure that when you donate books to your public library you make it clear they are intended to be placed in circulation. Otherwise when donations come in they are likely just to dump them in the pile they sell for fundraising purposes. Also, if the book is not one on its acquisitions list, it may not be placed in the stacks at all. still, we can at least try


#3

It’s a great idea, and I thought about it. our public library carries nothing on the Catholic faith, but most books donated to it are not placed in circulation. Instead they are set aside to be sold at fundraisers for the library. Talk to the librarian before you donate.

You might want to consider donating them to the church library, if it has one. The only downside about this is that the audience would be limited to those who are still in the church, and many of theses people don’t seem itnresteed in learning about their beliefs. The best target audience is of the “seeker” variety.


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