how can I

I want to know how I can go about spreading the word of Jesus or Mary,in church before the people at Mass,for it seems that only missionaries priest or nuns from missionaries can,but usually they only talk about what they do their, or they are ask for money to help them out,which is OK,but we need people to talk about Jesus and Mary. The priest,after the Gospel talks about what he read from the Gospel,we need to be lifted up spiritual. So who do I go too,so I can go to churchs,or nursing homes,or visit the sick and make them feel better.Would I have to talk to the Bishop of my town,and get a letter saying that this peson has been appointed to talk at your church or places I go too…

                                                God Bless

                                               johnthebaptist2

My first thought is, let the love you feel for the Church simply bubble out.
What I mean by that is: your face will show your joy and love. People will be drawn to that. Let them know what makes you so happy.

All the apologetics in the world will never match the teaching of a soul in love with Christ and His church.

It sounds like you would to teach adult catechism. I do not know how one would go about that, but someone on this forum would.

It also depends on the church as to what is available. I am in Mexico, now, but when I was in the US, I went to some churches that had entire lists of volunteer positions.

I came to Mexico through a volunteer magazine called…Response. There was another similar one called…Connections. Now, people do all this online.

There are all kinds of opportunities, locally, probably in your own church and community, in your country, and abroad for both lay and religious, long term and short term.

When I was in the US, some churches in my city had volunteer positions to call, and visit, the sick, to pray with them, give them communion.

It seems like you are leaning towards evangelization, and that would probably require training. Again, I do not know how one would go about that.

You could talk to your priest about bringing communion to the sick. I like to use the quiet time before Mass to pray and find people talking a distraction.

=johnthebaptist2;11152779]I want to know how I can go about spreading the word of Jesus or Mary,in church before the people at Mass,for it seems that only missionaries priest or nuns from missionaries can,but usually they only talk about what they do their, or they are ask for money to help them out,which is OK,but we need people to talk about Jesus and Mary. The priest,after the Gospel talks about what he read from the Gospel,we need to be lifted up spiritual. So who do I go too,so I can go to churchs,or nursing homes,or visit the sick and make them feel better.Would I have to talk to the Bishop of my town,and get a letter saying that this peson has been appointed to talk at your church or places I go too…

                                                God Bless
                                               johnthebaptist2

WHY do you wish to do so?

IF they are at MASS, isn’t this kinda “preaching to the Choir.”:shrug:

TALK to your PASTOR my friend:)

I wish too do this,because their are less people going to Mass,and when you ask people do they pray,they say they are too busy,people worry more about having a good times and getting in lines for hot Items like games or I pods,than going to church and sacrificing their to come early and say the Rosary,people are diffing away from God,we need someone too lift their spirits back up, just because years are going bye doesn’t, mean we forget" God".

=johnthebaptist2;11165596]I wish too do this,because their are less people going to Mass,and when you ask people do they pray,they say they are too busy,people worry more about having a good times and getting in lines for hot Items like games or I pods,than going to church and sacrificing their to come early and say the Rosary,people are diffing away from God,we need someone too lift their spirits back up, just because years are going bye doesn’t, mean we forget" God".

John WE AGREE on the NEED, but not the avenue your pursuing.

It’s the catholics that DON"T go to Mass regullarly that we need to find a way to reach. And that my friend would be a GREAT topic for you and your Pastor:)

John,
Perhaps you need to get involved in street evangelization (google it) or volunteering where you can make a difference. Also, be an example to those around you without being self righteous.

God bless you.

(And hi, PJM!)

See the problem is that the priest don,t talk much about Our Lady,and how we can be help if we devoted our self to the Rosary,people should know that in greater numbers we are strong against the Devil
we can,t let this just not be an Issue not to talk about it,and the priest seems only to talk about Jesus after his Homily ,every does he talk about us saying the Rosary that Our Lady ask to say for Peace in the world. I wonder how many family,s say the Rosary together as a family anymore.As Pope Francis said: we must not be Afraid to spread the word of God to others,this was said during his youth day that just past bye.So pray that I will fine away to do this Quest for I,am not Afraid As A Apostle for Our Lady,I will do want I can to bring more people back to devotion of the Rosary. So if we talk to the people at Mass,than maybe they inturn talk to others and say he,s right,and than it will spead,which would make Oue Lady happy and me.

=ccmcmg;11166504]John,
Perhaps you need to get involved in street evangelization (google it) or volunteering where you can make a difference. Also, be an example to those around you without being self righteous.

God bless you.

(And hi, PJM!)

GOOD advice:)

And Howdy back at ya:D

Have you heard of the Legion of Mary?
They are quite similar to what you are suggesting.
They are a lay evangelisation organisation that contacts lapsed Catholics and visits old people’s homes, among other things and are dedicated to Our Lady. They also promote the rosary and recite it at every meeting.
I don’t know if they are active in your area, but it might be something to look at if they are.
Or if you talk to your Priest there might be enough interest to start a group in your parish.

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