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Effective Writing for the Web

We are taught writing for academic purposes, writing for the web is different. John Freund recently wrote me: Unfortunately, many writers have not grasped the difference between writing for print and for the digtial publication. Make your copy easy to read: Use short paragraphs – four sentences max; Use short sentences – twelve words on […]

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Preparing for the Future: Foundation Day

Crowdsourcing, besides helping in preparing for the future, helps your organization cast a wider net for ideas on how to further its mission. This is what one foundation has learned. They are looking for organizations that have crowdfunding as part of their fundraising scheme. The Daughters of Charity are already involved in using this innovative […]

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Love Wins

Regular contributor Tracy Kemme writes, As I look back on 2016, I feel God surfacing a short but powerful phrase in my heart: “Love wins.” This has been a painful year in our country, unleashing appalling hatred and fear. The struggle has only just begun for many groups of marginalized people. In the midst of […]

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The Vincentian Charism, Vincentian Spirituality and Our Way of Life Part 2 #IamVincent

We hope you enjoyed Part One earlier today. Continue to listen and learn about our Our Way of Life, and about five characteristics of Vincentian spirituality that everyone who wants to say #IamVincent needs to practice. This presentation was given during the Latin American Encounter of the Vincentian Family, Guatemala – March 19th, 2015. Or […]

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The Vincentian Charism, Vincentian Spirituality and our Way of Life Part 1 #IamVincent

Listen and learn about our Our Way of Life, and about five characteristics of Vincentian spirituality that everyone who wants to say #IamVincent needs to practice. This presentation was given during the Latin American Encounter of the Vincentian Family, Guatemala – March 19th, 2015. Or have a quiet reading session. Enjoy Part One by clicking […]

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Teaching with Social Media

Social media has changed the way people communicate and share information in their personal and professional lives. It’s a safe bet that most students in any college classroom have used or are familiar with sites like Facebook and Twitter. Yet surprisingly, some instructors have felt resistance from students when they try to incorporate these common […]

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The Miraculous Medal: Then and Now on Social

Passed from one person to another, usually with a hope and a prayer. The early propagation of the Medal was a human effort to share something of value with friends – believers and non-believers alike. The Miraculous Medal continues to be shared person-to-person, and friend to friend. And, eventually, a social “explosion.” Nor was this […]

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