and audio-visual materials were largely lacking in our RCIA process. A couple of times I brought some of my books for people to borrow. But a permanent lending library of the sort advocated below would be an excellent resource for candidates and catechumens to explore for themselves the beauty and truth in Catholicism. But no Chesterton? Oi vey!
At a minimum I would have The Everlasting Man and Orthodoxy on that list.
At each RCIA session, you should have a lending library available for RCIA participants. This way, your inquirers, catechumens, elect, and neophytes can check out additional resources at any time during the RCIA process to grow in their knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Faith as well as the spiritual life.
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