By Sean Ryan - 09 May, 2016
Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry has launched a new website for his diocese for World Communications Day.
The website site has been updated and fully reconstructed to facilitate those who want to access the site on their mobile phones and tablets.
According to Mary Fagan, Director of Communications in Kerry, “The website is a major facility of the Diocese of Kerry in communicating and conveying information between all the people of the diocese and beyond.”
She added, “There are 53 parishes in the diocese and 35 of these are uploading their parish newsletter weekly to the site.”
“This, therefore, is a busy site, updated daily with diocesan news, church news and parish news. The colours and design of the new site are linked to the new diocesan logo ‘Be Christ’s Joy’.”
Speaking about the new site Ms Fagan said, “The diocese has embraced and continues to embrace the opportunity to engage with people through social media. Just take out your phone and have a look at this new website dioceseofkerry.ie”
“It is all at your fingertips. The diocese of Kerry puts time and effort into keeping this website up to date and user friendly. We have photos and news from all around the diocese as well as meeting the basic information needed on Mass times, Mass Readings and contact details for every parish in the diocese.”
“In addition to the website we have a Facebook page which we invite you all to visit and hopefully to like. In the words of Pope Francis: ‘The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God’.”
The diocese, she said, “hopes to continue to respond to the information needs of people in and outside the diocese into the future.”
The website also features a Playback Horizons section. Horizons is the diocesan radio magazine programme aired on Radio Kerry at 9am on Sunday mornings.
This can also be viewed on the Diocese’s homepage. The new site can be viewed at www.dioceseofkerry.ie