Planning Social Media Posts for the Fourth Quarter

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 30, 2014

in social media

We can be more effective with social media ministry if we take the time to plan our posts. Now is a good time to consider all of the opportunities that we will have to educate, inspire, and encourage the readers of our social media sites during the next three months.

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Is Video Part of Your Online Ministry?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 23, 2014

in Video

In case you haven’t noticed: video is big in the online world. Is it part of your ministry web presence? It needs to be. In July, I wrote wrote a post entitled “Use YouTube Videos to Enhance Online Presence” Consider this post a follow-up.

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The Internet, Social Media and Domestic Violence

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 16, 2014

in Catholic, social media

If you watched or listened to any news last week, you know that domestic violence, an issue that is often swept under the rug, made headlines. The trigger was the release of the elevator video of NFL star Ray Rice punching his then fiancé and knocking her unconscious. The Baltimore Ravens cut him and the […]

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The Evolution of a Parish Website

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 9, 2014

in parish, website

In August, 2014, St. John Bosco Parish in Parma Heights, Ohio, launched a new website. This was their third website and it reflects the evangelizing approach to web design and content that I have been writing about in past blog posts.

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Who Designs Ministry Websites?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 29, 2014

in website

A variety of designers are responsible for our current websites for ministries, parishes, and religious organizations. In broad strokes we have: 1) volunteers, some trained and others not; 2) the staff person who takes it on trained or not; 3) niche website companies that provide a range of services from templates to custom designs for […]

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What Do You Need to Redesign Your Parish Website?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 22, 2014

in parish, website

Over the next few months, I will be working on a resource to help parishes redesign or design their websites for mission. Just having a website is not the ultimate goal of our online presence. We need to have a mission-focused website. In my research on parish websites, I have discovered that there is very […]

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