Carson Weber
Catholic Speaker & New Media Entrepreneur

The Amazing Parish

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Catechesis | 4 comments

A while back, I was approached by a team of Catholics to see if I would be interested in taking on the task of developing and maintaining a website for them. As soon as I heard about it, I said, “Absolutely!” The endeavor is titled “The Amazing Parish” and is the fruit of the collaboration of well-known and respectable leaders in the New Evangelization and catechetical efforts in the English-speaking world, including,...

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Embed Quality Videos in Your Parish or Ministry Website

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Catechesis, New Media, Video | 0 comments

One of the simplest and easiest ways a parish can effortlessly evangelize and catechize is to embed quality Catholic videos with high production value on its website, like this one: Below, I have captured the direct URLs for various videos produced by Fr. Robert Barron’s ministry, Word on Fire, which you may follow to preview and embed those videos on any page on your website. Purgatory:...

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The All New TheSowerReview.org

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Catechesis | 2 comments

Over the past year, I have been working with Franciscan University and Maryvale to design and develop a new website solution for the incredible catechetical journal named The Sower. The Sower is a quarterly catechetical journal that you receive in your mailbox four times a year.  It is beautifully designed and contains articles on a wide range of topics related to the Church’s mission of evangelization and catechesis.  Personally, I...

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How to Create a Podcast and Have It Appear in iTunes

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in New Media | 0 comments

As I travel to speak to audiences at various conferences, one of the topics I address is often that of podcasting. What is a Podcast? A podcast, in a nutshell, is a collection of audio files that people can listen to on their smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer (as well as even more devices than those!). Podcasts allow you to record audio presentations and make them available for free to anyone anywhere. They may consist of a...

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How to Apply for Google Apps for Nonprofits for a Catholic Parish

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in New Media | 11 comments

Google Apps is described by Google as “a cloud-based productivity suite that helps you and your team connect and get work done from anywhere on any device. It’s simple to setup, use and manage, allowing you to work smarter and focus on what really matters” It is mostly widely used for email because you get all of the power of Gmail (especially the spam protection) with the branding of your own domain name. For example, I use...

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