Blog posts by FatherShawn

Keep up-to-date with blogs from the core team, working groups, developers, users and champions worldwide. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive regular updates by email. We also have an RSS feed.
December 6, 2011
By FatherShawn Filed under Meetups


Please join us for the CiviCRM MeetUp Thursday, December 15 5:30-7:30pm by registering today!

Read more
November 10, 2011
By FatherShawn Filed under CiviCRM, Documentation

Good documentation is mission critical for the success of any software project. As a project we essentially have three audiences for our documentation:

Users Site Builders Developers
Read more
July 5, 2011
By FatherShawn Filed under CiviCRM

The Core Team has entered CiviCRM into the CRM Idol 2011 competition.  Here's a summary of the competition pulled from the announcement:


Read more
October 5, 2009
By FatherShawn Filed under CiviPledge, Meetups

Let's hear it for Rayogram and their hospitality to the CiviCRM community by hosting the New York City Meetup last Thursday! We accomplish so much using all of our electronic tools but there is still a kind of creativity that happens so much more efficiently in real time, face to face. One of the breakout groups at the Meetup was with persons interested in talking about CiviPledge.

Read more
June 9, 2009
By FatherShawn Filed under CiviPledge

As cap10morgan noted in a recent blog, non-profits and open source solutions are a natural partnership. CiviCRM has been a fabulous gift to the organization that I lead, Trinity Episcopal Church. It allowed us to move from a FileMaker database accessible only to our office staff to a robust solution accessible to most of our membership.

Read more