technology

Friending God-Book Review

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 20, 2017

in Catholic evangelization, Pope Francis, technology, WWW

“We the people of the 21st century are creatures of the World Wide Web, always online, always connected, always communicating. And we—like all others throughout history—have created this technology in our own image, which gives this creation of ours a spiritual dimension as well.” With these words Jesuit Antonio Spadaro, editor of “La Civilta Cattolica,” […]

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One in Five Americans Share Their Faith Online

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 11, 2014

in Catholic, Online Presence, technology

One in five Americans share their faith online according to a PEW Research Center survey on “Religion and Electronic Media” that was conducted during May and June 2014. Forty-six percent of U.S. adults see someone share their faith online in a typical week. Those who see faith shared online are believers and non-believers.

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Mobile App, Mobile Web, and Responsive Design

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 21, 2014

in technology, website

The data is clear. More and more people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices. Total mobile access of the Internet exceeds that on desktops. Therefore, it is important for all Church communicators to be sure that when mobile users access their website, it is a user-friendly experience.

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Does Your Ministry Need a Mobile App Now?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 7, 2014

in technology

While most parishes, dioceses, religious communities and catholic organizations are addressing their use of websites and social media for mission, there is a small but growing number of ministries offering mobile apps to increase engagement with their constituencies. Does your ministry need a mobile app?

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Catholic Web Solutions Makes Top 30 List!

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 8, 2014

in blog, technology

ChurchMag, a blog that tags itself as “The #1 Resource for Church Technology + Creativity,” released its 2014 list of the Top 30 Church Tech Blogs according to their proprietary rating system. The system is briefly described on their website. To my surprise and delight, Catholic Web Solutions came in at #13! I was informed […]

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Congratulations to the Diocese of Youngstown for their day-long conference focused on Technology for the New Evangelization. The event took place on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 at St. Michael Family Life Center in Canfield, Ohio. It was co-sponsored by the Diocese of Youngstown IT Department, Office of Religious Education, Council […]

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