Come Fly with Me on a VIRTUAL Pilgrimage to Italy! Hurry, Our Virtual Plane is Leaving!

September 23, 2013 Joe Paprocki 8

Arrivederci! We’re off to Italy today as we begin our VIRTUAL Pilgrimage to join in the celebration of the “Day for Catechists” during the Year of Faith in Rome. The nice thing about a virtual pilgrimage is: NO CONNECTING FLIGHTS! Sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean (I think our plane could use a little altitude!)   What’s your choice of in-flight meal? Linguine con Cozze (Fresh mussels steamed to perfection and […]

Reminder: VIRTUAL Pilgrimage to Italy Begins Monday!

September 20, 2013 Joe Paprocki 0

I hope you have your virtual bags packed and your virtual tickets in hand as we get ready to embark on a VIRTUAL Pilgrimage to Italy, beginning Monday, September 23! As part of the Year of Faith, Pope Francis is hosting a Day for Catechists at the Vatican during the last week of September, 2013, culminating in the International Conference of Catechesis. A delegation of religious educators will be attending via a pilgrimage sponsored by […]

Join Me on a VIRTUAL Pilgrimage to Italy!

September 12, 2013 Joe Paprocki 2

As part of the Year of Faith, Pope Francis is hosting a Day for Catechists at the Vatican during the last week of September, 2013, culminating in the International Conference of Catechesis. A delegation of religious educators will be attending via a pilgrimage sponsored by the NCEA  as well as other organizations from September 23 through September 30, 2013. For those of us unable to attend in person, I thought I would offer the opportunity […]

A Summer of Faith During the Year of Faith

May 16, 2013 Joe Paprocki 2

The Year of Faith that we have been celebrating continues through November, 2013. The summer months present an excellent time for marking the Year of Faith, perhaps in a more leisurely manner such as over the course of several weeks. Here’s a resource that can help your parish do just that:                     Days of Faith conveniently provides everything you need to host a mini-retreat or faith-formation […]

You’ll Never Repent a Lent Well-Spent! Ash Wednesday is Here!

February 12, 2013 Joe Paprocki 0

I love that phrase! “You’ll never repent a Lent well-spent!” My wife heard that from one of the Marist brothers she teaches with at Marist HS in Chicago so I couldn’t resist “re-appropriating” it! How true it is: if we make the most of this Lenten season, we’ll not regret it. And now, with Ash Wednesday upon us, we officially enter into the Lenten season, 2013. A great big THANK YOU to all who participated in […]

Lent in a Year of Faith Webinar – A Note-Taking Sheet

February 12, 2013 Joe Paprocki 4

To assist you during this evening’s webinar – Lent in a Year of Faith: How to Proclaim the Gospel with Power – I have put together a Note-Taking Sheet which you can download and print. It’s available in 3 formats in case you have trouble opening one or the other: Lenten Webinar Note Taking Sheet – Word Document Lenten Webinar Note Taking Sheet – Word 97-2003 Lenten Webinar Note Taking Sheet – PDF If you’ve […]

Don’t Miss My Complimentary Lenten Webinar!

January 16, 2013 Joe Paprocki 0

Lent in a Year of Faith: How to Proclaim the Gospel with Power A Webinar for the New Evangelization Facilitator: Joe Paprocki, DMin Brought to you by Loyola Press, A Jesuit Ministry Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CST) (Find out what time this is for you.)   Lent is a time for us to renew our baptismal commitment to follow Jesus and to proclaim the Good News to others. This experience […]

How To Host a DAY OF FAITH During This YEAR OF FAITH

January 10, 2013 Joe Paprocki 9

Many people have been asking about what they can do in their local parish to mark this Year of Faith. In response, I’ve put together a new resource that you can use called DAYS OF FAITH! This is a kit that contains everything you need to host a faith formation event in your own parish during Lent or some other time of this Year of Faith. In this kit, I share 4 PowerPoint® presentations – each 60-minutes […]

Indiana Conference for Catechetical Leadership – Hoosier Catechesis!

November 12, 2012 Joe Paprocki 2

I was privileged to spend a wonderful day with nearly 100 catechetical leaders from across the great State of Indiana at the Indiana Conference for Catechetical Leadership in Indianapolis. They invited me to be their keynote speaker and to do a couple of breakout sessions and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to spend the day looking at how we can set hearts on fire during this Year of Faith. My deepest thanks and congratulations […]

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