You may have heard that Facebook stopped allowing ads to target groups based on religious interests.
In practical terms, Catholic apostolates could previously tell Facebook to show their ads to anyone who liked topics such as Our Lady, the Rosary, the Divine Liturgy, and the Pope.
Now, it’s not allowed to set your Facebook ads to be shown ads to people based on their religious interests.
Is Facebook censoring Catholics?
What does this mean for your apostolate?
I outline what has changed, how to use Facebook still, or if you should abandon the platform.
Here is what you should know regarding Facebook’s changes to Catholic interests:
When you drive, you see signs on the side of the road indicating dangers up ahead.
“Road Work Ahead”
“Slippery When Wet”
When you fundraise, you should also see signs of dangers ahead. These signs usually come in the form of hunches, advice, and experience.
Today, I want to share three warning signs for fundraising. You could say these signs indicate the pitfalls to avoid. Each is extremely important and should not be overlooked:
There are many different ways you can ask people for donations. But how do you get the courage to ask? Today, I want to share with you some recommendations on how you can overcome the fear of asking for donations.
You’ve likely considered using volunteers to help you fundraise.
It seems logical to use the “divide and conquer” strategy, right?
When you fundraise with volunteers, I recommend you listen to Kenny Rogers’ advice:
You got to know when to hold ’em,
Know when to fold ’em,
Know when to walk away,
And know when to run.
Let me explain further:
We are now in the season of Lent. As you know, the three pillars of Lent are:
How do you approach fundraising/almsgiving during this holy season?
Here are three recommendations for you and your Catholic apostolate: