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St. Joseph Retreat House multisite
Founded by the Venerable Bruno Lanteri, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary is an international religious community made up of Catholic priests and brothers who look to the Virgin Mary for love and support. Working toward a rebirth of spirituality in today’s world, the Oblates offer spiritual guidance through their ministries, including the St. Joseph Retreat House, St. Clement Eucharistic Shrine and St. Francis Chapel.
Visitors to the site are able to learn about the history, spirituality and religious work of the community as well as shop in their online bookstore and find information specific to each of their ministries. By visiting each ministry subsite, users can then take next steps, such as donate, book a retreat, listen to a homily or sign up to spend time at a shrine. Visitors to the Venerable Bruno Lanteri subsite learn more about his life and writings, submit prayer requests and share testimonials about his intercession in their lives.
Site structure development, SEO research, website design and development using WordPress Multisite
The Oblates of the Virgin Mary website has several features, including:
- A responsive, mobile-friendly design
- Built on WordPress Multisite, combining 8 sites into one
- An online bookstore to easily purchase ministry products
- Ability for visitors to submit prayer requests and testimonials
- Ability for visitors to download, stream or read transcripts of audio files
- An exit-intent popup system to encourage visitor actions before leaving the site
- Ability for users to sign up for specific volunteer times using a calendar
- Ability to accept online donations for each of the ministries