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COVID-19 Webpages
Overview (Includes all statements by Bishop Parkes)
How to View the Mass Online
Prayers for Health and Healing
Get Help
Give Help
Effective Communications During a Crisis
Tips for Live Streaming the Mass
Faith on Facebook

Helpful Information to Enhance Communications
Six Communication Strategies to Proclaim, Invite and Encounter
Flocknote: Email, Text Messaging and More
Website Support through eCatholic
Communication-Evangelization Tips
Ideas for Sharing Your Good News
Seven Steps for Effective Communications
A Quick and Practical Guide to Diocesan Communications
Pastoral Plan for Chuch Communications (USCCB, 1997)
Avoiding Scams via Social Media, Text and Email

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

Policies & Guidelines
Social Communications Policy  (Updated 3/21/2019) PowerPoint of Highlights
Feature Film Promotion Guidelines  (Catholic News Service Movie Reviews)
Photo Usage Guidelines
Diocesan Event Calendar Guidelines
Parish Communication Protocols (Courtesy of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Tampa)

Forms
Media Release Form – English / Spanish

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