Sunday, May 24, 2009

Starting a Catholic Blog

It's World Day of Communications and you are Catholic! What a great day to start your own Catholic blog.

Pick a name for your blog.

Go to the upper right hand corner of my blog and click on CREATE BLOG. You may have to set up a Google/Gmail account. It's easy. The instructions will walk you through it.

If you are a beginner, plan to spread the word to family and friends first. Just say, "Hey, I started a blog about the family and what's going on. You can read about us at (insert your blog address here)." If you are a beginner, just let your little light shine. Be yourself. In fact, if you are writing for family and friends, they probably won't be clicking on to your blog to learn the faith. It will just show through in little ways. Maybe write something overtly Catholic every 4 or 5 posts. Let the rest just be little pieces of daily faithfilled living (more subtle, that is).

And that's about all there is to it. In time, you will learn new things, become a better writer, and grow a readership. And you will take your place as a Catholic in the great effort of World Communications.

The most important thing is that you remain faithful to Mother Church. Remember, you are Catholic. You are called to let a little light shine through you.


1 comment:

  1. WOW! Thanks Denise, what a compliment.
    One of my favorite quotes these days is from a friend of mine. She said "God gave you gifts, He does not want you to hide those gifts. He wants you to share them." It can be scary to put yourself out there. I just want to say thanks for sharing yours with us. And thanks for helping me get started.
    my jumping jelly beans! :-)!