Digital Strategy

The Digital Initiative offered by the Archdiocese of Boston will meet the needs of the Church in an ever changing landscape with the primary focus on evangelization. In addition to offering a website for the parish / collaborative and schools, other features include payment processing, event and class registration, calendar, business class e-mail, and social media integration. These features are essential tools to increase opportunities for engagement in the faith community.

 

FEATURES  

  • Easier Administration: By participating in this program, there are fewer vendors to manage
  • Automatic Enhancements: The system will continually be upgraded and enhanced based on user feedback
  • Mobile Friendly: Easily view and engage with content and functions on mobile devices
  • Receipts Processing: The ability to process incoming funds to the parish / collaborative
  • Multi-Lingual Capabilities to support the diverse worship communities
  • Standardized Data: Eliminating duplication of data
  • Reliable Support offered by the Archdiocese of Boston, visit this page to fill out a form and submit; if you need assistance with this process, please contact the Service Desk at (617) 746-5678 or email Service_Desk@rcab.org

   

CONTENT REPOSITORY  

  • One Click! Update your site with content from a central content library
  • News: News from local, regional, national, Archdiocesan and other Catholic sources
  • Volunteer Opportunities / Job Postings

 

LOW COST  

  • No annual program fees, no set-up costs, and no upgrade costs
  • Receipts processing fees will not exceed the cost of current options; this feature can be used for event payments (e.g. religious education, fundraising, etc.), and the online offertory (required for participating in Program)
  • E-Mail Solution to communicate with parishioners (optional for participating in Program).
  • E-Mail for Parish Staff: Microsoft Office 365 – offered at a one-time implementation cost of $300/parish for up to 15 users. No annual fee. (optional for participating in Program).

 

TECHNICAL OVERVIEW  

  • Hosted by Acquia and includes the Drupal Content Management System, security for all websites, 24/7 technical support and engagement and analytics tools.
  • Microsoft Office desktop version is also available for an additional cost and includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype for Business, and One-Note.

Please contact Stacia Morabito at AMorabito@rcab.org or call (617) 779-3756 if you are interested in participating in this Initiative or if you have any questions.  


  1. St. Mary Parish (Waltham), September 25, 2019
  2. South Boston-Seaport Catholic Collaborative, September 23, 2019
  3. University Parish of St. Christopher (Dorchester), September 20, 2019
  4. Sacred Hearts Parish (Malden), August 30, 2019
  5. Holy Family Parish (Rockland), August 27, 2019
  6. Sacred Heart / St. Thomas More Collaborative (Braintree/Weymouth), August 14, 2019
  7. Catholic Schools Office, August 6, 2019
  8. All Saints Parish (Haverhill), July 31, 2019
  9. Sts. Louis & Zelie Martin Parish (Somerville): July 1st
  10. St. Anthony of Padua (Revere), June 6, 2019
  11. River of Divine Mercy Collaborative, May 1, 2019
  12. Lynn Catholic Collaborative, April 22, 2019
  13. Saint John Paul II Shrine of Divine Mercy, April 11, 2019
  14. Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative, April 9, 2019
  15. Our Lady of Good Voyage Seaport Shrine, February 26, 2019