New Evangelization

Scripture accounts of the Ascension of the Lord, tell us that before Jesus ascended into heaven he gave his disciples and all who would come after them a simple and far-reaching mission: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 20:19) He also assured them and us with this promise: “Know that I am […]

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Turning 70 in the Social Media Age

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 28, 2017

in New Evangelization, social media

On Ash Wednesday, I turn 70. A few years back, an interviewer from a Catholic radio station asked me: “Sister, did you think when you entered the convent that you would someday be doing all this work on the Internet?” You can guess my answer: “No, I didn’t. When I entered the convent, the Internet […]

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Are You Thinking Easter Yet?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 23, 2016

in New Evangelization, parish, Video

Easter, Ash Wednesday and Christmas are the three times a year when many people who are not regular church goers look for a church.  That includes many inactive Catholics.  Will  you be putting your parish name out there with a welcome message? Now is the time to put your plans in place.

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Who is a parish social media evangelization specialist? This question came to me as I read a comment by Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF, D. Min., on my January 12th post entitled How Many Hours Are You Spending in Online Ministry Each Week? In the comment, Sister Caroline,  President of the Digital Disciple Network and a pioneer […]

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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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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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