Posts Tagged ‘Selfie’

Selfies for Mary – A Catholic art project

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

In an effort to draw the ‘selfie generation’ to Marian spirituality, the Pauline Fathers of Doylestown, Pennsylvania collected photos from dozens of countries around the world for a mosaic of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Read More Related Posts:Unique colours together make God visibleCourt allows giant statue of Virgin Mary to be built in…New Zealand Catholics Read more

It’s never just a selfie

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Brooklyn and Queens Diocese, New York, is reaching out to young people, suggesting it is ‘hip’ to be prayerful. An Ad campaign that includes a picture of a church with a velvet rope accompanied by a slogan “Everyone’s on the list,” will soon be scattered across the diocese. CBS reports residents are ‘chuckling’ because the Read more

Body image in a digital age — selfie esteem

Friday, September 5th, 2014

With young adults constantly facing the camera, schools and parents need to find creative ways to instill the value of self-worth to the selfie generation. On a recent Monday morning, Clare Harper’s cousin sent her a picture of herself for “Selfie Monday” via Snapchat, a texting and image-sharing service that deletes pictures soon after they Read more

Know thy selfie

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

People often seem to talk of self-respect, self-esteem, pride and vanity as if they are interchangeable, never mind the nuances of amour-propre, conceit, self-absorption and narcissism. We might talk about the ‘me’ generation, the addiction to selfies, or the overbearing politician in any of these terms. But this ignores their important differences, and threatens to Read more

Irish priest popular in social media with pulpit selfie

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

An Irish priest has taken a selfie in the pulpit and is using the image to spread the Gospel through social media. Fr Gabriel Egan took the selfie standing in the pulpit at the Redemptorist church at Mount St Alphonsus in Ireland during a solemn Novena. It has been seen by more than 200,000 people, Read more

Pope Francis goes viral with ‘selfie’ taken with teens visiting the Vatican

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Pope Francis has broken protocol once again, appearing with a puzzled look on his face in a “selfie” photo taken with a group of teenagers visiting the Vatican. The picture appeared on the Facebook page of one of the youngsters, who used it as his profile picture, and was going viral on social media on Read more