Digital Age

Responses to a poll conducted by America Magazine via Facebook, Twitter and their email newsletter in September 2017, found that 70% of the respondents answered positively to the question “Has social media helped you grow closer to God?”* Positive respondents praised Pope Francis for his use of social media and reported that access to Catholic […]

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Everyone loves a good story. Jesus was a master story teller. Stories concretize and humanize the lessons and messages we share with each other. We all have stories to tell. That is why the fifth challenge that comes to Pastoral Ministry in this digital age according to Antonio Spardaro, SJ in his book, Friending God: […]

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The third challenge that comes to Pastoral Ministry in this digital age according to Antonio Spardaro, SJ in his book, Friending God: Social Media, Spirituality and Community is: Pastoral ministry in the digital age is [needs to be] “a ministry of witness rather than a ministry of transmission.” Page 65

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The second challenge that comes to Pastoral Ministry in this digital age according to Antonio Spardaro, SJ in his book, Friending God: Social Media, Spirituality and Community is: Pastoral ministry in the digital age is [needs to be] “a ministry centered around people rather than a ministry focused on content.” Page 65

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Mobile Devices, Video and Millennials

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 25, 2016

in Digital Age, Uncategorized, Video

The recent announcement of the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner is generating conversations in the media about the growth of mobile usage, the growing amount of video content being produced and consumed, and the importance of addressing the preferences of the millennials (born from 1981 to 1997) who have now surpassed the Baby […]

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An important step was taken last week in the effort to bring pastoral leaders into the 21st century when it comes to understanding and using electronic media channels and social media as part of their ministry. The Institute for Pastoral Studies at Loyola of Chicago held a launch event and panel presentation to celebrate their […]

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