We received so many wonderful entries to our Catholic Parish Website of the Year contest. It wasn’t an easy decision, but thanks to our judge’s panel we are thrilled to announce this year’s winners. This year’s winners are:
Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community, Wayzata, MN
An exceptional example of an engaging parish website. Whether I am a visitor, parishioner, or parent of a school child, all the information I need is easily accessible within a beautiful design.
Their site was designed by Carson Weber, CarsonW.com, using Drupal and the content is managed by Nicole Mamura. Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community will receive a $500 award from LPi as part of their recognition. Well done!
Saint Aloysius, Jackson, NJ
Modern and clean graphics, easy navigation, and up-to-date, useful content landed this website in second place. Very welcoming to prospective parishioners, and also has a great example of a Pastor’s Blog! Ken Perry both created and maintains the site’s content. The website runs on Expression Engine.
Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor, FL
Immediately you know this is a church that is taking their online ministry seriously. Lots of great information, custom graphics and engaging content to build their faith community online.
Brian Jones is responsible for design and maintenance of the site which uses Joomla.
Each of our winners will receive a plaque for their parish office, and the first place winner will receive a $500 donation from Liturgical Publications. As special thanks to our judge’s panel, they will receive a CatholicTechTalk polo shirt for their efforts in helping select the winner.
We would like to thank everyone who submitted a contest entry, as well as all church website administrators, developers, and designers for your hard work and dedication to bringing the Gospel to the digital world. You did not make this an easy decision. There are a lot of wonderful parish websites out there.