A church born outward-bound

Build community

 
 
 
 
 
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The challenge

Santa María del Bosque Parish wants to be present in the homes of parishioners
  • Taking advantage of the new means of communication
  • They want to reach more people and engage them in permanent dialogues

Answer

A renewed way to be in contact and talk with the community
  • A new web page was defined with specific spaces for each parish group
  • The Parish Bulletin and the projections used for the masses were redesigned
  • A database of parishioners was set up and interested in receiving periodic communications
  • A monthly newsletter was designed and the page is updated weekly with news about the life of the parishs

Results

After three years of the web´s life, the Pastoral Council conducted a survey to the base and could verify the following:
  • 70% of the base responded
  • The website is used to consult mass schedules, to daily reading of the lectures, to consult weekly activities or to expand newsletter information
  • Suggestions for new pastoral, formative, family activities and building of listening and dialogue spaces were received. The average monthly visits to the page is 800 With peaks of 1,000 visits during Christmas and Easter