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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Veritas Catholic Young Adults

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Catechesis, New Media | 0 comments

I spent exactly 5 years working on the diocesan level in evangelization, new media, and catechesis (for the Diocese of Sacramento, California).  During that time, the team I worked with accomplished some pretty amazing things, such as establishing the annual On Fire NorCal Kick-Off for Youth & Young Adult Ministry, implementing a diocesan-wide Catholics Come Home campaign, and bringing marriage preparation to the parish level, just to...

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I’m reading the Catechism in 1 Year. Join me… as well as tens of thousands.

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Catechesis | 3 comments

Flocknote is an awesome Catholic communications tool created by Matthew Warner. In sum, it allows you to send emails to select groups of parishioners or constituents, and it does much more than that. For the Year of Faith, flockNote will email you a select portion of the Catechism of the Catholic Church every day for 1 year. Read that email each day, and in one year, you’ll have read the entire Catechism. When I was a grad student at...

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The Parent Rap

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Catechesis | 1 comment

Bluefish TV is an online store where you can purchase videos to help you teach faith matters, and one of their videos has recently made its rounds on the Internet. It is “The Parent Rap.” There’s a nice, large edition of the clip hosted by Dailymotion at this link, and I have embedded it for your viewing pleasure: In fact, if you copy/paste that link and paste it into Facebook, it brings in the video to be played by anyone...

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