One of my favorite Catholic rituals is the candle lighting at the Easter Vigil. A few years ago I witnessed this event in a somewhat large parish from a balcony. The whole worship space was pitch black. In comes the newly lit Pascal Candle down the main aisle. Candles of those in the pews on […]
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: 1st Place Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community, Wayzata, MN An exceptional example of an engaging parish […]
As Catholics, we aren’t the only ones who should be striving for virtue or allowing ourselves to be defined by our Faith. Believe it or not, our faith should also define our websites. This means more, however, than simply delivering sermons from the web mount – it means using the tools at our disposal, and […]
I was working on a website a few years ago for a parish that had a parishioner create a complete branding of their parish name to use in stationary, on their website, and anywhere that they placed their parish name. While designing their site, it made it incredibly easy for me to design their site, […]
Even though I’m semi-retired from the web development business, I still get asked all the time, “Who can build my website?”. I’ll attempt to answer that question.
Take a look at your Church’s Home Page today. What’s on it? In larger companies or design agencies, there’s a formal role on a web project called a User Experience Designer. This person’s role is to consider the user’s wants, needs, and understanding when they go to your website. While attending ParishSoft’s User Conference and […]