Catholicism and Baseball

April 5, 2011 Joe Paprocki 4

As a baseball fan, I had to share the following with you. Thanks to Lee Nagel (NCCL Executive Director) for sharing this in his weekly update: A Match Made in Heaven – Catholicism and Baseball according […]

A Little Help!

March 15, 2011 Joe Paprocki 39

I received the following email from a catechist named Frances who finds herself facing a tough situation. Let’s help her out! Please offer your comments and suggestions! Thank you for all your e-mails. I need […]

Picture This!

February 2, 2011 Joe Paprocki 12

I don’t post photos of my class here on my blog but my class is pictured in the latest newsletter (pg. 2) of the School of Religion on the Most Holy Redeemer Parish Website. Take a […]

Thrown a Curveball

December 9, 2010 Joe Paprocki 12

This past Monday, as I prepared to teach my lesson on the Sacraments of Initiation using Learning Stations, I was thrown a curveball. As I entered my classroom to get things set up, I saw […]

From the Mouths of “Babes”

November 5, 2010 Joe Paprocki 0

The following is from 5th grade catechist, Bob, from Lemont, IL. Enjoy! 🙂 During class last evening, we were gathered around our prayer table practicing our required prayers for 5th grade.  I asked the class […]

How Old Do They Think I Am?

October 10, 2010 Joe Paprocki 6

During last week’s class, as the kids were playing with the Play-Doh I had set out for them, I commented that, when I was a kid, I loved playing with Play-Doh. One of the boys […]

Testing the 4th Grade Waters

September 15, 2010 Joe Paprocki 6

As part of my lesson this past Monday, I wanted to emphasize how human beings are the greatest part of God’s creation and I wanted to incorporate the use of the Internet in my classes […]

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