Carson Weber
Catholic Speaker & New Media Entrepreneur

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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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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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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My Interview on KNXT TV with Lisa Hendey – Part 2

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in New Media, Speaking, Video | 0 comments

The blog post is part 2 of 2, be sure to read part 1. On January 15, 2013, I drove down to Fresno, California to record two television episodes (“The Church and Social Media” – Parts 1 and 2) for the diocesan owned television station, KNXT with Lisa Hendey, creator of CatholicMom.com.  We were on the show titled “Forum for a Better Understanding,” and we were interviewed by the host, Jim Grant.  If you missed the...

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My Interview on KNXT TV with Lisa Hendey – Part 1

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in New Media, Speaking, Video | 0 comments

On January 15, 2013, I drove down to Fresno, California to record two television episodes (“The Church and Social Media” – Parts 1 and 2) for the diocesan owned television station, KNXT with Lisa Hendey, creator of CatholicMom.com. We were on the show titled “Forum for a Better Understanding,” and we were interviewed by the host, Jim Grant.  In this first episode, Lisa and I did a quick run through of new media methods...

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