There is a new Pinterest board devoted to Vincentian Vocations. It currently has some 33 boards, 763 pins, and 40 followers. It looks like it is time to compile a list of boards devoted to Vincentian Family themes. Let us know if you would like your Vincentian Family Board included in such a list. Click [...]
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Embrace the beautiful! Evangelizing Through Beauty: A commentary by Fr. Barron A thoughtful reflection about the process of evangelization as moving from the beautiful to the good to the true rather than the reverse order. For a Vincentian perspective see also Fr. Robert Maloney, CM, former Superior General, letter to Vincentian Artists. To Vincentian Artists [...]
“We have just made the Internet much more accessible to millions of people in regions such as Asia, the Middle East and Russia.” Related FAMVIN Posts:Ministry – stone tablets to tabletsEven Silicon Valley leaders warn of internet addictionInternet Evangelism Day – Sunday April 29Pope – twitter style of communication can help find answers in lifeInternet [...]
The Finnish government has become the first in the world to make broadband internet access a legal right. With 96% of citizens online the mandate was necessary in order to improve the availability of internet in Finland’s remote rural areas, improve the quality of life as well as boosting business and encouraging online banking Related [...]
”I’m getting 200 new friends every day,” the cardinal said. ”You have to go where the people are and if the people are on Facebook you go there too” according to Zenit Related FAMVIN Posts:Cardinal’s homily at major Ozanam celebrationCardinal kept out of loop on LCWRFacebook privacy in picturesFaceBook Confession Groups – Serving a need?New [...]
Aidan Rooney, CM writes, “Recent research informs us that web 2.0 (social networking, blogging, web- and pod-casting, video) skills are being learned by low-income students at a rate similar to those of wealthier students. Servants of the poor need to look into this. What the research says about education can be applied to formation, youth [...]
Mar 1, 2007 United Nations officials met with Silicon Valley executives to discuss the “digital divide,” the growing gap between the world’s wealthiest and most computer literate people and the impoverished masses without Internet access, an Associated Press report said. The report said the meeting, organized by Intel and the UN’s Global Alliance for Information [...]
(AP) — The ambitious project to provide low-cost laptop computers to poor children around the world is about to take a small step forward. More than 500 children in Thailand are expected to receive the machines in October and November for quality testing and debugging. The One Laptop Per Child program, which began at the [...]
This month, TechSoup is happy to announce that 8 new Microsoft product donations are now available at TechSoup Stock. Please read on for product details. In addition, this email includes an overview of the Microsoft Software Donation Program for your information, including useful links. Invite your nonprofit peers to join the New Product Alert mailing [...]
TechSoup, an organization that specializes in assisting non-profits to acquire hardware and software at very low, in some cases, token prices, announces a new porgram for IBM ThinkPads.TechSoup Stock’s Recycled Computer Initiative (RCI) pilot program is currently featuring a high-quality, refurbished IBM Windows Notebook System at low cost – only $417. This notebook computer comes [...]
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