Brandon Vogt

Dynamic Catholic Mega-Giveaway!

“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – St. Augustine

Because I’ve built up a large collection of extra books and resources, each week I give away some absolutely free, no strings attached.

Each giveaway lasts seven days with a new one beginning every Friday. You can enter any time during the week. Check out the past giveaways here.


 

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Dynamic Catholic, Matthew Kelly’s phenomenal evangelization apostolate. Their main mission is to develop resources that inspire people to live with passion and purpose, bring spiritual vitality to the Church, and help millions rediscover Catholicism (which is important since rediscovery is key to the New Evangelization.)

The main way they do this is through offering extremely low-priced resources—books, CDs, and DVDs—featuring some of the best Catholic minds around. Their Dynamic Catholic Parish Book Program offers titles by Matthew Kelly, Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Peter Kreeft, Jason Evert and more, all for $2-$3 apiece (including shipping!). You’ll also find powerful CDs and DVDs for just a couple bucks.

The ridiculously low prices are intentional. Their goal isn’t to make boatloads of money. It’s to help parishes across the country put thousands of books, CDs, and DVDs, into the hands of people who need them. Each year, hundreds of parishes pass out these materials at Christmas and Easter, and engage the growing numbers of Catholics who are disillusioned about their faith or who doubt its relevance.

I’m a huge fan of this model. In fact, my own parish is giving away thousands of copies of Matthew Kelly’s Rediscovering Catholicism this Christmas, which I’m sure will impact many people.

I think St. Josemaria Escriva was right: “Reading has made many saints.” It was true for St. Augustine in the fourth century, St. Ignatius knew it in the sixteenth century, and it still holds today.

So if you work for a parish or diocese, check out the Dynamic Catholic Parish Book Program. Or pass this on to your pastor or parish staff. For a very small investment, these books, CDs, and DVDs can transform the spiritual life of your parish.

One more suggestion: you don’t have to be a parish to buy these awesome resources. I recently picked up six copies of Peter Kreeft’s Jesus Shock for just $18 total, including shipping, to pass out to friends and co-workers who are searching for truth. It’s good to have books on hand next time your Protestant, Mormon, atheist, agnostic, or fallen-away Catholic friend wants to learn about Catholicism. So check out their catalog and stock up.

Now on with the giveaway! Dynamic Catholic has graciously offered to give away a mega-package containing every single book and CD they offer! Here’s a list of what the winner will receive:
 

Books

CDs

 
I’m using Rafflecopter to help with the giveaway, which is cool because it allows you to gain multiple entries by commenting, posting on Facebook, sharing on Twitter, etc. Click below to enter:
 

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UPDATE:

The drawing is now closed. Congratulations to John C. for winning this week! Check your e-mail for instructions on receiving the book. If you donโ€™t see an e-mail from me, check your spam box—apparently e-mails with โ€œgiveawayโ€ in the title are prone to end up there.

In the future I’ll be giving away more books and resources, sometimes multiple items per giveaway! So subscribe via feed reader or email to ensure you never miss your chance to win.

  • Osusanha

    I love the book Rediscover Catholicism… I want to share it with so many other people.

  • Osusanha

    I would love to read four signs of a dynamic catholic!

  • Geralyn

    I was given The Seven Pillars of Catholic Spirituality and enjoyed it so much that I passed it on to several friends and family. I was so moved by what I heard/learned that I want to read/learn more to find out how I can be a better Catholic and help others to come back to the Catholic faith. I plan to start with Rediscover Catholicism.

  • Margaret

    I recently read ‘Off Balance’ by Matthew Kelly and am now reading ‘The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic’. I love all of these books and love to share them with others.

  • steve hull

    Wow what a package of media … in fact, I just ordered The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly

  • Kimolson320

    WOW! What a great giveaway. Very curious about “Our Lives Change When Our Habits Change” looks interesting. Good luck everyone & God bless you & yours.

  • Jpcowlin

    Awesome giveaway

  • John Maranto

    I would love to get these books for possible use in my classroom. “Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?” by Matthew Pinto would be great to use with my middle schoolers!

  • Deb

    Never disappointed with anything from Dynamic Catholic Institute!

  • Adam

    Man, great stuff here!

  • Michele_zagorski

    Entering–love Matthew Kelly–been to his talks 4 times!

  • Great giveaway, all the books are great – personally I would look forward to reading Jesus Shock by Peter Kreeft of Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly – either one would be great for my project I am working on

  • I would like to read “A Father Who Keeps His Promises.”

    Jonas

  • Tinafisher5

    Absolutely awesome!!!

  • Renee Bouchard Gardiner

    wow, what a great giveaway

  • Chris

    I look forward to reading “Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic” and also “In His Spirit”. I have just finished “Everybody Needs to Forgive Somebody” by Allen Hunt, that book is great and highly recommend it.

  • Amber

    How to Find Your Soul Mate Without Losing Your Soul sounds very interesting to me, because I know someone who could really use it! There are several books on this list that I have been wanting to read also!

  • Janette

    All of them! Would love to read them all and share with friends and family!

  • Kathleen

    Most interesting to me: book: ” Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic”. CD: “Our Lives Change when Our Habits Change”. Thank you for the Giveaway!! +AMDG+

  • Those are a lot of amazing books.

  • Looking forward to reading the “Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic.”

  • Husker_bruin

    Good stuff!

  • Karen Head

    I looooooooooove what Chris Stefanick has to say about Relativism. “Relativism is not the answer to world peace or even personal peace of mind. It is a disease that is destroying our culture and our lives.” I have read the book but would love to drive about absorbing his great insight, while in my truck. I am more of an auditory learner. Please pass the CD RELATIVISM my way ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks and God bless!

  • Joseph Jablonski

    Looking forward to anything by Scott Hahn!

  • Dan

    I am excited read any of these books.

  • Cory Heimann

    I love great books and people that give away great books!

  • Jessica W.

    “A Father Who Keeps His Promises” – I like Dr. Hahn’s books and would love to read this one as well.

  • Joseph Ryan Moore

    I’m curious about the book by Scott Hahn..

  • Steve D.

    Fantastic idea for a giveaway

  • Tim S.

    Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons intrigues me because I think one area we need to have more orthodox discussion on is how the science on the rise of human beings and the situation of the pre-Fall natural world allow us to come to rational conclusions dealing with subjects like one that CS Lewis struggled to answer- what about animal pain?

  • Christina Channell

    I am dying to read “Confessions of a Mega-Church Pastor.” I have a recent Protestant background in such a setting and would love to hear the story of someone else – a pastor no less – who embraced Catholicism!

  • Mark S.

    I would be happy with the book Jesus Shock alone! let alone all the other great books, awesome give away.

  • Free books or not… looking forward to implementing this program in my parish.

  • James Larsen

    Great giveaway!! What a plethora of great resources to utilize in a Catholic High school for staff and students!! This would be a VERY useful set of books!

  • Emily =D

    Awesome!!! What an amazing giveaway!! I think the one that most interests me is: The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic. Thanks!

  • Everybody needs to forgive somebody. That interests me, along with Jesus Shock

  • Everybody needs to forgive somebody. That interests me, along with Jesus Shock.

  • Pete Socks

    Theres way too many cool things in this group to choose just one. I want to read/listen to them all! Pete Socks

  • Seacadet114

    Raising Amazing Children sounds awesome for a newly married couple like my wife and I.

  • Woohoo, i hope I win!

  • Herb Mooney

    Rediscover Catholicism is exactly what I am doing and hope to help others to do during the next year. Of course, I’ll also be help others through technology buy utilizing another gem I happen to find somewhere on the internet. You may have heard of it, The Church and New Media ๐Ÿ˜‰ Looking Up!

  • Oneeyedsmiley

    this would be a great resource to show parishes

  • Fr Ken Riley

    Blessings all…reading does indeed help most of us in holiness, becoming a saint….

  • Paul

    Im curious to read Peter kreeft’s Jesus Shock.I liked his “God who loves you” and wouldn’t mind reading other stuff of his.The CDs- seven pillars of catholic spirtuality looks pretty good as well.

  • Fantastic set of giveaways Brandon!

  • Adlerd

    This is awesome. I love the books and CD’s that I’ve read of Matthew Kelly’s and there so many Scott Hahn books I’d love to be able to buy read! “Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor” by Hunt was the book on the list I’ve read most recently. A real eye opener I must say.

    • Adlerd

      oh, the book I’d most want I think would be “Everyone needs to forgive Somebody” or the “Raising Amazing children” CD

  • aslide

    Wow, great giveaway!

  • Dan Crofts

    Awesome! A big thank-you to Brandon and to Dynamic Catholic! Just a couple of months ago, I picked up a copy of Matthew Kelly’s CD “The Best Way to Live.” It was a very inspiring talk, and I would recommend it to anyone (although it was addressed to a group of teenagers).

  • Jill L

    Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons? by Matthew Pinto

  • Brad

    Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?

  • David Bates

    What’s Weighing You Down

  • Grace

    Made for More intrigues me!

  • Mary

    I LOVE anything by Matthew. He is an amazing Catholic speaker that I have had the opportunity to meet. And anything else would be wonderful too. Thanks for doing all that you do for our Catholic community. You are an amazing person and may God bless you and your work abundantly.

  • Cory Hughes

    Raising Amazing Children Looks good to me.

  • LizEst

    What a terrific giveaway for the year of faith! Thanks for this wonderful opportunity, Brandon. God bless you.

  • Akschlosberg

    We have book club at church and are reading Redicovering Catholicism right now… It is a great book..

  • Jason

    I have read two books through Dynamic Catholic – Rediscovering Catholicism and My Life with the Saints; both of which are awesome! I have used these in the classroom and my students really enjoy!

  • Our lives change when our habits change…sounds like something I could use!

  • Colleen

    Jesus Shock — great giveaway, Brandon! Thanks!

  • I’m most interested in allllll of them. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Suew

    I am most interested in Mathew Kelly’s “Seven Pillars”

  • anything by Peter Kreeft is gold!

  • KyApiarist

    I went in with a group of people to order “Rediscover Catholicism” for our parish for Christmas several years ago. A great idea for the New Evangelization!!

  • Celina

    I’d love to have Christmas presents to give to my youth group!

  • TimHaynes

    Now that’s a big giveaway! I am intrigued by the Mass Journal…

  • Annette

    Wow! Just…. Wow!

  • Desiree N Dias

    Whats weighing you down by Alan Hunt.

  • Pete

    Every Man’s Journey looks awesome.

  • Mario Pineda Jr

    I was just hired as the chairperson for the lacking IT department at our cathedral. Look forward to gaining new insight to help me along the way. Thanks for the information.

  • Stuart

    “Raising Amazing Children”
    http://stuartsstudy.blogspot.com

  • Robert Kraus

    Wow there’s a lot there I haven’t read, this is a great giveaway.

  • Benoit Meyrieux

    I am most interested by Peter Kreeft’s book but I would be glad to read any of them!

  • Cindy M

    I think “Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic” sounds interesting!

  • Looking forward to reading “The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic”

  • Charley

    Seems like some great stuff for the car!

  • Plateofshrimp

    Love it!

  • Plateofshrimp

    Awesome!

  • megO

    Great giveaway! Saints of heaven, pray for us!

  • Kayla Peterson

    Wow this is amazing! I would love to listen to the CD “relativism”. It’s a popular topic between my husband and I, but we need to learn a lot more about it before we can start to actually combat it in our lives. It sounds Luke “Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor” would be one we both could read too.

  • Raschelle85

    Love these authors!

  • Kara

    My mom was just talking about how she was loving Matthew Kelly’s Seven Pillars of Catholicism and how she wanted to get more of his stuff! Yay for this giveaway!

  • Molly Yarolim

    Awesome giveaway! I would love the Mass Journal.

  • Bob Feldhake

    I think I’m most excited about “Every Man’s Journey” and “Jesus Shock”

  • Domanda4

    I went to school with Matthew Kelly too. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love his message and am excited to hear more of what he has to offer. I really am excited about the Mass Journal!

  • Lloyd Duhon

    I have been meaning to get “Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?” For quite a while for my Catechism children.

  • Jason

    For an interesting book I’d say Every Man’s Journey. CD wise I’m going with Raising Amazing Children.

  • Joe Zmikly

    I’m intrigued by “Jesus Shock” by Peter Kreeft. I like all his work, but it sounds similar to “Made for More” by Curtis Martin which I felt was a good, short evangelism tool (similar to Josh McDowell’s “More Than a Carpenter”)

  • I went to school with Matthew Kelly and Chris Stefanik. I would love to read the books by either of them.

  • Janet Marie Smekar

    Great giveaway!

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