Yesterday, July 25, pilgrims from all over the world arrived in Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day which opens today and concludes with a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on Sunday, July 31.  More than 30,000 pilgrims along with 85 bishops from the U.S. are there.

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I have used the hashtags #NoMoreViolence #PrayforPeace too many times in the past few weeks.  It seems we cannot go more than a few days before we are confronted with another terrorist attack, killings and more recently attacks on our police officers.

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How Much Work is a Ministry Facebook Fan Page?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 12, 2016

in Facebook, social media

If you minister at a parish, a diocese, a religious community or Catholic organization, you may want to know whether having a Facebook Fan Page is worth the effort. That is a reasonable question—even if you already have a Fan Page. A Fan Page is different from your personal Profile Page. It is a commitment.

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Facebook Live—the new feature on Facebook which allows users to live stream from their mobile devices (for now iOS and Android only) is part of Facebook’s effort to dominate the video market. If you are on Facebook, you may already be noticing more videos. You may never stream on Facebook Live, but it is likely […]

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Facebook Live for Ministry-Part 1

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 21, 2016

in Facebook

Facebook Live is a new feature that allows users to live stream on its platform.  Have you heard about it? It was first rolled out to verified users: select brands, media outlets and celebrities in 2015. In February 2016, it became available to all U.S. users who have iOS or Android mobile devices.

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Have You Reacted Yet?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 14, 2016

in Facebook

Earlier this year, Facebook added 5 additional “reactions” to Like. These allow us to react to any post in a more nuanced way. Now, in addition to Liking a post by giving it the thumbs-up sign, we can show that we love it, or indicate that it “wowed us,” made us laugh, sad or angry […]

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