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Welcome to Faith and Safety

I am honored to be the first “featured blogger” for the Faith and Safety website, which represents exactly where Catholic and Orthodox Christians need to be in the 21st century.  We want to meet families and young people where they are – increasingly, that is in the digital world.  We believe this website can be a gateway for families that are seeking to integrate their digital lives and their faith lives.  We believe the digital world offers immense opportunities for...

The Season of Lent: An Opportunity for Reflection

All of us lead lives so filled with the demands of work and family that little time is left to us to cultivate the garden of our soul. In our preoccupation with the ceaseless business of life, our...

Our Priorities

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. ...
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Fr. Nathanael Symeonides
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10 facts about technology use in the emerging world
The Pew Research Center surveyed thousands of people across 32 emerging and developing nations about their technology use and how the rising influence of the internet affects their daily lives. But...
March 19, 2015 Internet Seen as Positive Influence on Education but Negative on Morality in Emerging and Developing Nations
As more people around the world gain access to all the tools of the digital age, the internet will play a greater role in everyday life. And so far, people in emerging and developing nations say...

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