Do You Have a Picture?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 27, 2016

in Uncategorized

The old saying that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” holds true in our social media and internet age. Perhaps even more so than in the past. If we are doing social media for our parish, diocese or religious community, we are the ones who somehow have to get the pictures, whether that means […]

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Ministry Video Scripts

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 20, 2016

in social media, Video, website

One of the most important parts of a ministry video is the script. A good script addresses the audience, anticipates their questions and invites them to take action. Depending on the type of video and its purpose, scripts will vary greatly.  But in every case, we want to avoid religious jargon as much as possible.  […]

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Videos with a Purpose

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 13, 2016

in Facebook, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, website

Videos are becoming more popular on websites and social media every day. What about ministry sites?  How can we use videos to inspire, educate, invite our followers to grow in their faith, participate in activities, or share the story of our parish, diocese, religious community or organization? These are videos with a purpose and they […]

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  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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