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  • The Pauline FamilyThe Pauline Family Inhabiting the InternetInhabiting the Internet Celebrating 100 years ofCelebrating 100 years of Living and Giving Jesus MasterLiving and Giving Jesus Master Way, Truth, and LifeWay, Truth, and Life
  • IntroductionIntroduction Dear Brothers & SistersDear Brothers & Sisters in Christ and in St. Paul,in Christ and in St. Paul, Peace!Peace! The following words from Bl.The following words from Bl. James Alberione inspired me as IJames Alberione inspired me as I worked on this centenary project.worked on this centenary project.
  • IntroductionIntroduction Lift up your eyes, lookLift up your eyes, look up on high and see theup on high and see the great tree of which nogreat tree of which no one can see the topone can see the top - Bl. James Alberione- Bl. James Alberione
  • IntroductionIntroduction Our Family continues to grow and reachOur Family continues to grow and reach the farthest ends of the world.the farthest ends of the world. As we celebrate our centenary, it isAs we celebrate our centenary, it is remarkable to discover, how ourremarkable to discover, how our communities and our members havecommunities and our members have kept up with the signs of the times as wekept up with the signs of the times as we inhabit the Internetinhabit the Internet to give Jesus Master,to give Jesus Master, Way, Truth, and Life to the people ofWay, Truth, and Life to the people of today.today.
  • IntroductionIntroduction How are we, as Pauline FamilyHow are we, as Pauline Family inhabiting the Internet today?inhabiting the Internet today? I tried searching Pauline Family onI tried searching Pauline Family on www.google.comwww.google.com
  • Google SearchGoogle Search There are about 69,600,000 resultsThere are about 69,600,000 results
  • Google SearchGoogle Search The next slides show a few of theThe next slides show a few of the search results.search results. You may click on the images to goYou may click on the images to go the Web page.the Web page.
  • WikipediaWikipedia
  • www.albahouse.orgwww.albahouse.org
  • www.paoline.orgwww.paoline.org
  • www.vocations-holyfamily.comwww.vocations-holyfamily.com
  • Inhabiting the InternetInhabiting the Internet There is so much potential for ourThere is so much potential for our Apostolate to grow online!Apostolate to grow online! It is exciting to see that the PaulineIt is exciting to see that the Pauline Family has made a home in almostFamily has made a home in almost 70,000,000 pages on the internet.70,000,000 pages on the internet.
  • Inhabiting the InternetInhabiting the Internet Most of our communities haveMost of our communities have Websites and Online StoresWebsites and Online Stores Some of our members have createdSome of our members have created online videos, and have Facebookonline videos, and have Facebook accounts, Blogs, etc.accounts, Blogs, etc.
  • Social MediaSocial Media Do you ever wonder how many ofDo you ever wonder how many of the Pauline Family members aroundthe Pauline Family members around the world are on Social Media?the world are on Social Media? Imagine if we are all connectedImagine if we are all connected somehow, following each other onsomehow, following each other on Twitter and reading each othersTwitter and reading each others blogs.blogs.
  • Online CollaborationOnline Collaboration Imagine what we can do together ifImagine what we can do together if we share ideas, resources andwe share ideas, resources and collaborate online.collaborate online. And wouldnt it be great to shareAnd wouldnt it be great to share news about Pauline Family events,news about Pauline Family events, presentations, videos, programs, etc.presentations, videos, programs, etc. across the globe?across the globe?
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online So I spent some time building a Site on Google.So I spent some time building a Site on Google. We can call it Bethlehem Online.We can call it Bethlehem Online.
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online It has a place for AnnouncementsIt has a place for Announcements
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online EventsEvents
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online IdeasIdeas
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online Links to Online ResourcesLinks to Online Resources
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online Community Contact Information and a list ofCommunity Contact Information and a list of members with an active Online Presencemembers with an active Online Presence
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online Each member has a profile page with links toEach member has a profile page with links to their Twitter, Blog or other public online presencetheir Twitter, Blog or other public online presence
  • Bethlehem OnlineBethlehem Online We will need a team to be dedicated to build up thisWe will need a team to be dedicated to build up this Bethlehem and make it Our OnlineBethlehem and make it Our Online CasaCasa I envision the team consisting of at least oneI envision the team consisting of at least one representative from each Institute/Congregation of therepresentative from each Institute/Congregation of the Pauline Family in our US Province or Delegation who will bePauline Family in our US Province or Delegation who will be granted permission by their superiors to collaborate onlinegranted permission by their superiors to collaborate online on a regular basis.on a regular basis. For now, here is the link to the Website:For now, here is the link to the Website: https://sites.google.com/site/paulinefamily100https://sites.google.com/site/paulinefamily100 Note: This site not searchable and is only available to thoseNote: This site not searchable and is only available to those who have the link.who have the link.
  • CountdownCountdown As we count the days towards our celebrationAs we count the days towards our celebration of the centenary. I will be offering prayers forof the centenary. I will be offering prayers for vocations to the Pauline Family.vocations to the Pauline Family. May we continue to live and give JesusMay we continue to live and give Jesus Master, Way, Truth, and Life to all weMaster, Way, Truth, and Life to all we encounter through the media of socialencounter through the media of social communication.communication. Glory to God in the highest and peace to allGlory to God in the highest and peace to all mankind!mankind!