Communications and branding

These pages are here to help parishes promote their churches by providing advice and guidance on areas such as branding, social media and dealing with the press.

If there is anything missing or you would like to know more, please email the Communications Department on

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Filming from your church
A step-by-step overview to what you will need in place to film and share your church services online.
Open Filming from your church

Being an online Church
This page provides links and advice on how you can use online platforms in your church life.
Open Being an online Church

Using social media
This section explains some of the basic rules and behaviours for the use of social media platforms.
Open Using social media

Your parish website
This page outlines some basic advice to consider for your parish website.
Open Your parish website

Press, Media and Interviews
This section gives you some basic advice on how to write an effective press release, contacting the local media and considerations for interviews.
Open Press, Media and Interviews

Brand guidelines, writing guides and using leaflets
Guideline for using the diocese logo, how to present our visual identity, writing guidelines and considerations when designing a leaflet..
Open Brand guidelines, writing guides and using leaflets

The language you use
Some advice on how to use language to communicate your story clearly.
Open The language you use

Choosing photographs
Advice for how to choose the best photograph for a news story.
Open Choosing photographs

This section contains guidance on matter of copyright and information on what parishes need to consider.
Open Copyright

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