As you are well aware, we celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the United States this week. It gives all of us an occasion to remember the blessings that we have received from God as a nation and all blessings that come to us through the good people in our lives and those who are working on […]

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12 Best Practices for Celebrate-Christmas-with-Us Videos

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 17, 2015

in Uncategorized

Part of our preparation for Christmas is putting the welcome message and the Mass schedule out in as many places as possible. Today that includes the Internet and social media. We are a little more than six weeks away from Christmas. Now is the time to be thinking about creating a Celebrate Christmas with Us […]

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Christmas Prep in Your Parish

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 10, 2015

in New Evangelization, parish, social media, website

Even though we have Thanksgiving and Advent, and the opening of the Year of Mercy to celebrate first, Christmas plans are already in the works. Parishes have sent the Christmas Mass schedules to their envelope companies. Choirs are planning their extra Christmas rehearsals. The environment committees are planning the decorations for inside and outside of […]

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Facebook after Death

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 3, 2015

in Facebook, Uncategorized

If you are like me, you have some Facebook friends who have died, but their Facebook pages live on. We receive birthday notices and their profile photos show up when we visit sites that we both liked. Each time that happens, I ask myself if that is what is going to happen with my Facebook […]

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Beware of the Photos You Use from the Internet

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 27, 2015

in blog, social media

Websites, blogs, and social media are all going visual. We have to have photos—good photos to tell and support our stories. The challenge is to find photos that work. Many people just look for FREE photos on Google.

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On February 28, 2011, I posted an article in which I described the Advantages and Disadvantages to Catholic Groups Using Social Media Websites. I was curious when I discovered that the article has been viewed nearly 600 times since then. So I re-read it and thought it might be good to write a follow-up.

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