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The WeConnect Parish App from LPi

Smartphone Evangelization in a Digital World I joined the staff of Saint Pius X in Greensboro, NC, in 1992, and I was a young guy right out of divinity school. My job was to catechize and evangelize the community. I was armed with many books, the Bible, my faith, a Smith Corona word processer, and […]

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Engage Parishioners with Digital Displays

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary uses electronic displays to engage parishioners at the church’s two major entryways. These displays are free standing kiosks that hold LED monitors. “People really like the quality of images and they notice the messages because the images change”, said Fr. Peter Muhich, Rector of the Cathedral. “I […]

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Failure on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Failure on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

On December 8th, we celebrated the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. It’s a beautiful feast  day with an incredible message and teaching not only about Mary, but about Christ, Himself. (All Marian doctrines point to Christ if you really think about it.) Anyway, this post isn’t about the actual feast day, but rather access to […]

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Catholic Teens use YouTube to Spread Anti-Bullying Message

Catholic Teens use YouTube to Spread Anti-Bullying Message

October was Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. St. Thomas a’Becket Youth Ministers Stephanie Tierney and Keri Connelly were already passionate about empowering kids and combating bullying. But they wondered how they could get their Middle and High School Youth Groups inspired to stand up to bullies. The answer? Engage them with YouTube. Members of our Middle […]

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Google+ Business Profile Public Testing Accelerated

Google production manager Christian Oestlien announced last Wednesday that Google+ business profiles would be launched earlier than expected.

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When Print Dies: The Legacy of E-Books, Libraries, and DRM

Are e-books sustainable? Can they replace print?

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Google Plus, Facebook Minus

Every time a new social network comes along, the tech enthusiasts begin to ask: could this be the one that unseats Facebook as the king of all social networking?

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Is WiFi Bad for the Environment?

What if the laptops you use to send emails, read the news, peruse shopping deals and even read digital books was somehow responsible for mass deforestation and environmental havoc?

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App Review: Smarty Ears Apps for Special Needs Kids

Smarty Ears is a software development company that has designed several iPhone and iPad apps for speech development practice. Their apps are appropriate for all ages, and they even have some programs designed for use with toddlers.

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Ubuntu 11.04: Strengths and Weaknesses

Ubuntu Version 11.04, codenamed “Natty Narwhal”, has sent waves through the Linux community by introducing its new Unity interface.

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Inject Personality into Your Web Design with New Fonts

For a while now designers and developers have been experimenting with different types of web font solutions, with the idea of improving the look and feel of a website design, injecting personality and its own identity.

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4 Smartphone Releases to Keep An Eye On

This 2011, there’s exciting news for early technology adopters in the United States because this Spring and Summer there will be major smartphone releases by HTC, Sony Ericsson and T-Mobile.

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5 Reasons You Should Be Following Facebook Security

There is a lot of talk lately about security on Facebook.

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3 Best iPhone Apps to Explore Rome

One of the more popular advances in cell technology in the last few years is applications. From doing your taxes to fitness, there is, as the slogan goes, an app for that. But for something more interesting, how about being able to travel through Rome from your smartphone? Not only is that totally possible, but there is more than one way to do it.

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Useful Firefox Plug-ins For A Web Developer

The rich variety of plug-ins available for Firefox make the browser great for all the testing and fine-tuning a web developer must do. Below listed are plug-ins that will increase your overall performance and make it easier for you to work.

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6 Powerful Drupal Modules For Increased Functionality

As one of the best and most popular open source CMS currently available, Drupal owes to a great extent its status to the talented contributors that keep it alive. Though the standard version of Drupal is powerful by itself, it’s only when you add certain modules to it that you unlock its full capabilities. Here are 6 of the best modules out there that improve functionality.

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Computer Security and Passwords

Weak passwords make data stored on your computer vulnerable. It is important to create and maintain secure passwords

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Your Brand’s Social Chatter: How to Find What the Web is Saying

Editor’s Note: This guest post by Frank Eybsen is just as useful and relevant for Church Ministries as it is for business.

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