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The Top Seven of Pro-life Social Media – #6: Priests for Life

November 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Molly Sheahan, a Junior studying Communication Arts: Multimedia at Franciscan University of Steubenville, is sharing about Pro-Life organizations that use social media effectively.

We live in a digital age with rapid communications, memes, and yes, online birthday cards. Effective social media strategy is paramount to keep an audience involved. Luckily, the pro-life movement is stepping up their use of digital media to reach the youth.

The number six pro-life organization using social networks is …

6. Priests for Life
If you’ve ever tried running a Facebook page, you know that it’s hard work to keep pages updated and fans interested simultaneously. Priests for Life, a Catholic pro-life religious order that works in conjunction with their family of pro-life affiliations, manages to keep their fans happy and their pages active at the same time. This is all while running not one, not two, but seventeen active pro-life Facebook pages!

These diverse pages are aimed at youth, minorities, professed religious, post-abortive women and men, and the average Joe. Priests for Life caters to a very broad demographic. To help their older volunteers use social media, they have even written a handbook with guidelines on how to use Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. These valiant efforts definitely deserve a spot in this list.

Did you know that Priests for Life reached out to such a wide audience? How effective do you think their use of social media is among the different people in its audience? Share your thoughts in the Comments section.

Tags: Guest Writer · New Media · Pro-Life Communication · Social Media

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Peter // Nov 12, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    I am familiar with Priests for Life. I have a very pro life priest at my parish, but wish more priests would be as fervent in the pro life message as Priests for Life!

  • 2 Molly Sheahan // Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    It’s so true, Peter. Priests who lead their flocks to be passionately pro-life have such an impact.

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