Never has there been such an incredible amount of technology use by Catholic Churches than the beginning of 2020. In one gigantic push, livestreamed Masses, online giving, and Zoom staff meetings were suddenly the new way of doing things … and we’re only halfway through 2020.
With parish dispensations being pushed back again due to COVID-19 concerns, the need for live streaming Masses isn’t going away any time soon. Following are four points for parishes to consider when live streaming Mass.
Podcasts have exploded in popularity in recent years — people are listening at home, in their cars, at work, and pretty much everywhere else. Given the growing popularity of this medium, you might wonder if you should enter the podcasting game. Below are some ideas to help you start.
A responsive website design is important to make your website mobile-friendly. With the way your website is designed, it should look and function similarly when viewed on a desktop computer, laptop, or smartphone. Here are three tips to consider for a responsive website.
At a time when people expect answers in seconds, the time might be right for a small parish staff already stretched thin to look into new tools to better serve their parish community. A chatbot might just be the tool needed to help lessen the load.
Keeping track of parishioner data is essential to moving your parish forward instead of standing still. All you need is to figure out is what kind of data would be helpful for growth, how to attain it, and most importantly, how to use it to your advantage.
It doesn’t matter where you are in your life — you could work in an office, at a parish, or in the home — you will at times have a to-do list a mile long that seems overwhelming. You wonder how you will get it all done. Below are some tips to keep you organized and crossing tasks off of your list.
In an ideal world, it would be great to personally reach out to every parishioner. But with limited staff and time, it’s just not possible. Think an email marketing platform would work for your parish? Check out some points below to help make the case!
This pandemic is teaching the Church that we need to be more attentive to technology and how it can aide us in effectively being Church. How we organize and lead our parish and diocesan communities off our campuses is key to our Church in the modern world.
What comes up when you search your parish name on Google? While it may seem impossible to get your Google business page organized and your parish to come up more quickly in results, it’s doable if you follow a few simple steps.