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More From Los Angeles Religious Education Conference 2012

March 24, 2012

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I had a great experience delivering a presentation on Practice Makes Catholic yesterday to about 1000 people here at the L.A. Religious Education Conference! It was very exciting to speak to a crowd that big! Thanks to all who came out to make this such a wonderful experience. Here’s a pic of HALF the room […]

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Spiritual Health is More Than the Absence of Sin

February 7, 2012

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For all of the bad press that secularism gets in religious (and particularly Catholic) circles, the fact is, secular culture often provides us with insights that are congruent with the proclamation of the Gospel. Case in point: this brief talk on happiness by Psychologist Shawn Achor is consistent with the approach to a healthy Christian spirituality. […]

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Surprise! Diocesan Directors Congratulate Joe on his 5th Anniversary

December 12, 2011

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Unbeknownst to Joe, we here at Loyola Press asked a few DREs to shoot videos congratulating Joe on his 5th anniversary, and discuss what Catechist’s Journey has meant to them over the course of 5 years. Here’s what David O’Brien and Jonathan Sullivan had to say… [click here if you're unable to view] What would […]

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How’s Your Year Going So Far?

September 27, 2011

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I think it’s safe to say that most catechists are well into their new catechetical year, getting to know their students and their themes. How’s it going for you so far? Pick one of the following hymns (or another one of your choice) that best captures how you feel about this year so far and send […]

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Day 17 Chuckles

July 25, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: Flying made Judy very, […]

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Day 16 Chuckles

July 24, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: A catechist was teaching […]

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Day 15 Chuckles

July 23, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: A catechist asked her […]

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Day 14 Chuckles

July 22, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: A man’s business is […]

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Day 13 Chuckles

July 21, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: Four brothers left home […]

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Day 12 Chuckles

July 20, 2010

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All work and no play makes this catechist a dull boy. So I’m getting some much needed R & R! While I’m on vacation until late July, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite jokes from my books, A Well-Built Faith and The Bible Blueprint. Here’s today’s contribution: There was this gracious […]

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