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I recently posted a status update on the Productive Catholic Facebook fan page asking if anyone had any topic ideas. Of course, the awesome Productive Catholic community did not disappoint. Devin Rose over at St. Joseph’s Vanguard had a really good question. I’m paraphrasing, but essentially it was: “Where can I host videos that I…

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5 Reasons Why Your Parish Website Should Use WordPress

For some reason, 90% of the parishes out there are afraid of the web.  They view it as a necessary expense that’s mainly used to give mass time information and to upload their latest bulletin.  However, as mentioned in previous posts there is a HUGE opportunity for evangelization that’s being ignored because of these fears. …

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Catholics with Skills: 5 Sites for Aspiring Web Designers

Other than Open Source Catholic and Catholic Tech Tips, there aren’t many Catholic sites out there where you can learn new skills on the web.  Of course, there are tons of sites where you can learn apologetics, philosophy, and theology, but anything else is pretty much non-existent.  So being the shrewd servant that I am,…

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PetrosTV: A Mashup of the Best Catholic Videos Online

Not too long ago, I was followed by Petros Media on my Twitter account. Unfortunately, somehow I got distracted and never got around to checking out their site. Boy was that a huge mistake. Petros TV is a fantastic site that brings together Catholic media projects and video into one easy place. Whether it is…

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Episode #17: Introduction to Google Wave

As I mention in the video, I am not a guru of the technical side of Google Wave. However, I do believe that the concept of Google Wave itself is something that everyone needs to grasp. Why? Because it is truly going to revolutionize the way that we communicate on the internet. Google Wave is…

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Episode #16: Saving a Dying Church Website, Part 3

Well… something interesting happened last week that took me a while to process. If you have been following my blog for a while, you’d know that I had been trying to convince my pastor that he needed a new Church website. Well, for a while it looked like I was going to get my wish…

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Episode #14: Productive Catholics Use Netvibes

iGoogle, MyCatholic, and a couple of other homepage sites offer a one-stop shop for keeping track of your web presence and interests. But I have yet to find one that comes close to what Netvibes has to offer. In this video I explain why Netvibes is different than iGoogle, and – in my humble opinion…

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The Top 5 Catholic Web Apps of 2009

Thank you to everyone that participated in the search to find the top 5 Catholic web apps that are currently available out there on the interwebs.  Although there is a lot of growing that needs to be done in the Catholic web development community, you all had some great suggestions!  Now, without further delay, and…

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Episode #8:Saving a Church Website, Part 2

As you could probably guess, this is a follow up post to Saving a Church Website, Part 1.  Now, although the website that I was aiming to rescue has not been totally saved yet, the reason for the post is that a milestone was hit today.  I won’t spoil the surprise, you will have to…

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Update: Last Chance to Vote for the 5 Best Catholic Web Apps

Last week I asked for help in deciding what were the top 5 Catholic web apps out there on the Internet. Well, time is beginning to run out, and there are still a lot of voting to be done. As of right now, thanks to Suzanne Sadler, Jeff Geerling, and Steve from Catholic Q and…

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