Do you agree that our families should have access to good Christian videos?
Would you do something about it, if you could?
Almost all homes have TV at present. And the majority own a video recorder. People buy some videos, but mostly they prefer renting them for an evening or two. Where will they find a good selection of Christian videos?
Is this not the classical situation that can be solved by one person taking the initiative, and all of us helping as much as we can?
"All should endeavour with one mind and one intent to see that the means of mass communication are used effectively in all aspects of life and apostolate. Pastors should do their duty in this field, and so should the laity".
SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL, Decree on Communication, no 13.
Fr. Michael Crowley of Curraheen Parish in Bishopstown, Cork, has run successful video libraries, first as a university chaplain, then as a PP, for many years.
"While I'm away or asleep" , he says, "the videos are still working!"
To see a detailed plan on how to set up A PARISH VIDEO LIBRARY and/or A NEIGHBOURHOOD VIDEO SHELF, click here.