Pastoral Ministers for Parish Facebook Pages

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 28, 2015

in Facebook, parish, social media

Parishes that are using Facebook and other social media platforms for mission are responding to the needs of the times.

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Using Social Media as Ministry

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 21, 2015

in parish, social media

Social media use in parishes is in its very early stages. The person or people managing social media in a parish may not have an evangelizing mindset and/or may not be experienced in using social media for ministry. This explains why many parish social media sites are not engaging nor relational which is what social […]

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Set Your Facebook News Feed Preferences

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 14, 2015

in Facebook

When Facebook started using an algorithm to filter the posts that we see in our News Feeds, many people were unhappy. They weren’t always seeing the posts they wanted to see first or at all. Facebook listened and now provides users with a way to prioritize their News Feed preferences.

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Image Size Matters on Social Media

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 7, 2015

in social media

If you are posting to social media sites for your parish, religious community, organization or ministry, you know that posts with visuals are the most impactful.  You also know that it is not enough to take, create or acquire a photo, graphic or video, you need to size it according to the requirements of each […]

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Modern Media and the Family

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 30, 2015

in Pope Francis

This year, World Communications Day which occurred on May 17, fell between the 2014 Extraordinary Synod on the Family and 2015 Ordinary Synod on the Family which will take place October 4-25. For that reason, Pope Francis chose to focus his 2015 World Communications Day Message on the essential role of the family in communications.

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Does Your Parish Website Have a Welcome Video?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 23, 2015

in parish

Video is one of the most effective ways to engage visitors on your website.  A good video tells your story in attractive images and simple words. It inspires a positive response in viewers.  It is short and upbeat.  A welcome video adds a personal touch to your website and makes your welcome more compelling. A […]

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