Christmas and Catholic Identity

December 21, 2009 Joe Paprocki 0

I had the privilege of being on the Morning Air show hosted by Sean Herriott (Relevant Radio) this morning. BTW, I’ll post a link to a recording of it tomorrow when it becomes available. Anyway, I spent the time talking about how unabashedly Catholic the celebration of Christmas is! I describe Catholic identity as being characterized by the following 5 traits: a sense of sacramentality a commitment to community a deep respect for the dignity of human […]

OK…One More Post Before Christmas Break!

December 22, 2008 Joe Paprocki 3

I thought I had posted my last post before Christmas break, but I couldn’t resist posting the following, especially for those catechists who will be meeting with their kids between now and the end of the Christmas season. Enjoy! Jesus is Better than Santa Santa lives at the North Pole. JESUS is everywhere. Santa rides in a sleigh JESUS rides on the wind and walks on the water. Santa comes but once a year JESUS […]

A Christmas Message

December 19, 2008 Joe Paprocki 2

The following message is from Cláudio Cardinal Hummes, Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo, and the Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, which oversees the Church’s catechetical efforts. It is a heartfelt Christmas message to all of us catechists. I pass it along to you with wishes for a blessed Christmas and a New Year filled with abundant graces. I’ll “see” you back here on the other side of Christmas/New Years Day! Christmas Message 2008 […]

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