In today’s episode of Pop-Up Catechesis, we look at posting messages or pictures of faith on social media. St. Pope John Paul II famously referred to social media as the “new Areopagus,” referring to the cultural center or gathering place of the learned where St. Paul preached the Gospel in Athens. (Acts 17:16–34) Today, especially during a time of social distancing, we can use social media to proclaim the Good News of Jesus to the world.
For more information about using social media to share faith, check out the following:
- What Would Ignatius Think About Social Media?
- Can Social Media Connect Us to God?
- Busted Halo: A Guide to Sharing Your Faith on Social Media