Tag: technology

Vatican Museums to launch full virtual tour to increase accessibility

Vatican Museums to launch full virtual tour to increase accessibility

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the technology support department at the Vatican Museums, Villanova University student Justin Myers is spending a semester creating virtual tours of galleries, part of a larger project to make the museums accessible to everyone.

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Breaking up with your phone

Breaking up with your phone

| Christina Capecchi | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve been emailing my friend Becky, a newspaper editor in South Dakota, about our growing desire to unplug. We used to compare notes on “Dancing With the Stars,” but lately we’re both watching less TV.

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Catholic schools get creative in how they use, fund technology

Catholic schools get creative in how they use, fund technology

| Chaz Muth | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Rosali Patterson picks up the blue, plastic prosthetic hand that she and some fellow students made at St. John Fisher Catholic School in Portland, the rising eighth-grader marvels at what this object will mean for some underprivileged child one day.

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Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to effectively proclaim the Gospel to all, Pope Francis said.

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FaceTime vs. face time

FaceTime vs. face time

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | August 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Recently I heard a story about the parent who came home from work and discovered that the three children had taken out the trash, cleaned the kitchen and tidied their bedrooms. The parent was impressed and asked, “What made you do all this wonderful housework?” The children replied, “The WiFi is down.”

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In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

| Keanine Griggs | April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

“How wonderful would it be, while we discover faraway planets, to rediscover the needs of the brothers and sisters orbiting around us,” the pope said in the talk that TED organizers had been advertising as that of a “surprise guest.”

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Seniors plug into new forms of technology

Seniors plug into new forms of technology

| Julia Willis | March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although stereotypically labeled as late subscribers to new forms of technology, many older adults have become interested in adapting to an increasingly digital world.

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Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

| November 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 minutes, Bishop Andrew Cozzens addressed topics ranging from whether one should date while discerning priesthood or consecrated life (he said usually no) to the role Mary plays in his spiritual life (he said a large one — he’s prayed the rosary almost daily since Jan. 1, 1992).

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Smartphones and daydreams

Smartphones and daydreams

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have very few stare-off-into-space moments these days. Nearly every minute is filled with something claiming my attention. I can’t blame this entirely on my two young kids, nor can I blame it on the teaching job that claims vast amounts of attention 10 months out of the year. These are factors in my busy-ness, yes, but there’s another, more insidious force that always seems to fill the empty spaces in my life.

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Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Peter’s School in Delano learn Spanish from videos produced from Spanish students at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park.

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Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

| Christina Capecchi for The Catholic Spirit | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.

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Educators connect, learn from each other at statewide conference

Educators connect, learn from each other at statewide conference

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webinars, podcasts and video conferences are among ways for educators to keep up on what’s happening in the field of education without leaving their schools.

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