Tag Archives: Twitter

ACTION ITEM! A TWITTER PROJECT REQUEST from Fr. Z

Catholics need to learn better how to use the new media, new tools of social communication, and social networking.
(On that score, I renew my appeal that you please use early and often the sharing buttons on these entries. Thanks!)
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USAToday’s coverage of the #WhatSistersMeanToMe tag on Twitter (We are mentioned.)

I noticed this in USAToday:
Twisting tweets make hash of hashtag support for nuns [Nooo... it brought clarity to support for nuns.]
By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY
Hesitate before you launch a hashtag. The experiences of President Obama and Catholic priests prove the … Continue reading

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Tweeting for the Magisterium of Nuns

The acolytes of the Magisterium of Nuns, such as Fr. James Martin, SJ, of America Magazine, are pretending that the Holy See’s effort to reform the the LCWR is about Republicans and politics, or about their “social justice” work.
Fr. Martin, … Continue reading

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My thanks to tweeps!

I am very grateful to my tweeps who consistently re-tweet my tweets and blog posts on Twitter.
I started a new link category on my side-bar and have added the Twitter names of people helping me out.

Hint: Do as they have … Continue reading

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SMS et Pipationes … LATINE! MVR!

Picked up via rogueclassicism and a Google+ page:
+Lauren Stein suggested coming up with a list of Latin abbreviations for texting. I’m pasting in here some ideas for that which already surfaced at the eClassics Ning a couple of years ago: … Continue reading

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Benedictus qui pipiavit in nomine Domini

It isn’t very often that you see a Pope send a tweet.

Latin for “tweet” is pipio, -are.  A “tweet” is a pipiatio.

And this…

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Latin for “tweet” and “Twitter” – WDTPRS POLL

Fewer questions in this twittering world burn at hot as the proper Latin terminology for Twitter.
In a couple places, for example on the entry about the Z-Cam and Radio Sabina,  I have suggested that Latin for “tweet” as in the … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: unhappy edition (with a REQUEST… and some useful Latin)

This is not my shot.  I found it on the Twitter feed of Glacier National Park via Disputations.
Behold, Sialia pissedofftica, aka the Bluebird of Unhappiness.

It is the winter that will not end.
With that… if you use Twitter and you don’t … Continue reading

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On Twitter we have “#followfriday”; why not “#anathemasiturday”

From His Hermeuenticalness.  I think we should consider this.

Having just worked out what #followfriday is on Twitter (and indeed having posted my first #FF tweet) I thought it would be good to have an hashtag for an "Anathema Saturday" … Continue reading

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A reason to follow the major catholic bloggers on Twitter

From time to time as ask for more followers on Twitter.
I’ll ask again… follow me on Twitter: @father
Today I was glad I had followed a couple of major Catholic Tweeters, in this case the young Papist and on the other … Continue reading

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