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The Gospel of St. Luke tells of a visit that Jesus made in Bethany, to the home of Martha and Mary, the sisters of Lazarus. St. Luke writes that Martha became upset that her sister sat...

Bring the Message Home

I was amused to read the story of an insurance company that sponsored a conference at its huge national headquarters building in New York City. Agents from all over the country attended the...

Do you know me?

I do not have any respect for justice. I injure badly without killing. I break hearts, destroy friendships, sow anger and reap hatred. I am cunning and malicious and unlike others, I get...

Religious Emojis will be part of new Unicode Update

We like our typefaces, don't we?   Times , Helvetica , Calibri , futura , Papyrus,  Arial .  They can come in  Bold , Italics , Underline . Years ago, if we wanted...

What Can Catholic/Orthodox Parents Do To Protect Our Children From Internet Pornography?

Parents have two main missions when it comes to pornography. In the words of C.S. Lewis, they must both cut down jungles and irrigate deserts. First, cutting down jungles. The main...

Facebook Chief Privacy Officer on Navigating Facebook's Safety Tools in the Classroom and at Home

Facebook Chief Privacy Office Erin Egan spoke at the 2014 convention of the National Catholic Education Association .  A mom of three and former altar server at Holy Trinity Parish in...

Social Media Sites' Terms of Service are Confusing for People

How many of us have actually read through the "terms of service" that we all must acknowledge whenever we join a new site or service?  Moreover, if we have tried to read those 'terms of...

Do Not Track Kids: Twitter Q&A Kit

On Wednesday, April 9, there will be a Twitter Q&A and the topic is the bipartisan and bicameral “Do Not Track Kids Act” with Senator Markey & Congressman Barton. Their handles are...

Fasting from Technology: A Lenten Discipline and Much Harder than Giving Up Cheeseburgers!

Fasting during Great Lent is one of the oldest practices of the Christian Church. Of course, fasting predates Christianity and virtually all religions practice some form of fasting from food. ...

Do Not Track Kids Call to Action Day Weds. Feb 26

On Wednesday, February 26 th  please stand up for Kids Online Privacy by calling or emailing your Senators and Representative to urge them to become a cosponsor of the Do Not Track...
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6 Timely Tips for Using Apps with Kids
Do your kids or grandkids use apps on your phone, tablet or e-reader? Of course they do. Many apps are fun, educational and engaging. But before you hand over your mobile device to a...
Privacy and Wearable Devices
CSO talks about the potential privacy and legal implications of wearable technology devices, which are used to track physical activity, location, and, in the case of Google Glass, take photos and...

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