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Crisis Communication Policy for Parishes and Schools Last modified August 16, 2019 Diocesan Event Calendar Guidelines Last modified January 3, 2011 Feature Film Promotion Guidelines Last modified March 28, 2019 Guidelines for Visual Display Systems in Liturgical Celebrations Last modified January 1, 2021 Parish Communication Protocols (Courtesy of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Tampa) Last modified November 8, 2019 Photo Usage Guidelines Last modified March 28, 2019 Social Communications Policy Last modified March 21, 2019 Social Communications Policy: PowerPoint of Highlights Last modified March 21, 2019 Video and Streaming Policy Last modified May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Webpages
Welcoming People Back to Mass Resources
Overview (Includes all statements by Bishop Parkes)
List of Masses Online
Prayers for Health and Healing
Joyfully Present for Mass
Get Help
Give Help
Effective Communications During a Crisis

Live Streaming Instructions
Parish Streaming Playbook and Livestreaming from your Phone (Courtesy of Archdiocese of Detroit)
Tips for Live Streaming the Mass (USCCB)
Step by Step Instructions | Livestreaming 101 Video & Powerpoint (Courtesy Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee)
Tips for Live Streaming from your Phone (Courtesy Spirit Juice Studios)
Tips for Live Streaming with Multiple Cameras (Courtesy Spirit Juice Studios)
Facebook Livestreaming Tips (Courtesy of PSG)
How to Find a Livestreamed Mass on Facebook Using Your SmartphoneHow to Find a Livestreamed Mass Using Your Computer (DOSP)
Ultimate Livestreaming Guide (Courtesy Twelve:Thirty Media)

Social Media Tips
Faith on Facebook
Facebook Top Ten Tips
General Tips for Social Media

Helpful Information to Enhance Communications

Stay Connected 
Sign up for Pastoral Bulletin Weekly Email
Follow Diocesan Social Media Channels
Sign up for Courageous Faith E-News and News from Bishop Parkes

Forms
Media Release Form – English / Spanish

Vatican Communications
Vatican E-Newsletter
Daily Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office
Vatican News and Social Media Widgets

USCCB Communications
Catholic Current Resources
News Releases

Best Practices for Communications by Diocesan Workshop Material(April 2019)
The Heart of Communications Audio – Podcast
The Heart of Communications Slideshow
Understanding and Optimizing Your Channels
Handouts 
Design Guide 

Bulletin Best Practices Workshop by LPI (May 2019)
Your Bulletin On a Mision for Evangelization PowerPoint Audio
Repurposing Content PowerPoint Audio
Headline Writing Tips PowerPoint Audio
We Create Demo Audio

Essential for Social Media Success Workshop by Saint Leo University (March 2019)
PowerPoint   Audio Recording