Social Action on Social Media

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on March 7, 2017

in Facebook, social media, Twitter

It is not unusual these days to find oneself with a group of friends, family members, colleagues, even casual acquaintances, when the conversation turns to hot-button or controversial topics whether they be political or religious. That’s when you know why the adage  “You should never talk about religion or politics.” came to be. It can […]

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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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Using Images from Wikipedia

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 21, 2017

in Picture quotations

The search for good images, especially of religious subjects, can be challenging. My first go to place for these is Wikipedia.  What I like about this site is that there are notations on most of their images indicating the copyright status.  Remember all the content added to Wikipedia belongs to those who posted it.

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What is a GIF?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 14, 2017

in Facebook, social media, Twitter, website

If you want to add a little more life to your Facebook Pages and Tweets, you may want to look at GIFS.  What is a GIF (pronounced either with a soft g as in “jif” or with a hard g as in gift)?  GIF is an acronym for Graphics Interchange Format.  It is a file […]

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Subscribe to YouTube Videos

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 7, 2017

in Uncategorized

Using video created by others on your website and social media sites is a good option when the video is created by the news maker or by an individual or a group that has the expertise in the topic or when someone creates videos that inspire, encourage or entertain your audience. In a previous blog, […]

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How to Create a YouTube Account and Channel

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on January 31, 2017

in Online Presence, social media, YouTube

If you have created one or more videos for your ministry website or Facebook page or other social media sites, set up a YouTube account and upload them if you have not already done so. As you create more videos, you will have a place to post them immediately. YouTube is the second largest search […]

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