"Wired" Opportunities for World Youth Day Madrid 11

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Following up on my appearance on today’s Sonrise Morning Show with Brian Patrick, the following are some wonderful ways to stay in touch with the events at this year’s World Youth Day in Madrid, being held next week:

  • World Youth Day website – packed full of tech tools to help you get ready, enjoy and experience WYD via the web
  • Facebook page – hear from the official WYD social media team and pilgrims too!
  • Facebook app – terrific way to connect with others while watching live streaming of the event, surveys, contests and more
  • Twitter feed – live tweets from WYD volunteers, using hashtag #WYD and #Madrid11
  • Youtube channel – multilingual official web portal
  • iCat – social media encounter for those attending WYD
  • USCCB WYD Resources – information and resources for pilgrims and a “virtual pilgrimage” for those who can’t attend in person
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Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at www.LisaHendey.com for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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