Connecting with Young Adults Via the Web

Jessica Coblentz draws on statements from Pope Benedict XVI to answer some challenging questions about using technology to reach out to young adults:

Benedict XVI is right to acknowledge the limitations of technology and social media. However, he also names its many benefits, such as “dialogue, exchange, solidarity and the creation of positive relations.” Still, if you question the ethical implications of available promotional tools, take the opportunity to engage your parish community –especially young adults — in a conversation about ethics and social media.

Read more about the challenges and benefits that social media can provide your ministry in the Essentials section.