My New Book Is On Amazon!

My new book, The Catechist’s Toolbox: How to Thrive as a Religious Education Teacher is on for pre-ordering! Hint: bulk purchases will be much cheaper from Loyola Press…I’ll let you know when you can purchase online from LP, should you wish to buy in bulk (10 or more). In the meantime, you can call customer service at 800-621-1008.

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Joe Paprocki, DMin, is National Consultant for Faith Formation at Loyola Press, where, in addition to his traveling/speaking responsibilities, he works on the development team for faith formation curriculum resources including Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts and God’s Gift: Reconciliation and Eucharist. Joe has more than 35 years of experience in ministry and has presented keynotes, presentations, and workshops in more than 100 dioceses in North America. Joe is a frequent presenter at national conferences including the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the Mid-Atlantic Congress, and the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership. He is the author of numerous books, including the best seller The Catechist’s Toolbox, A Church on the Move, Under the Influence of Jesus, and Called to Be Catholic—a bilingual, foundational supplemental program that helps young people know their faith and grow in their relationship with God. Joe is also the series editor for the Effective Catechetical Leader and blogs about his experiences in faith formation at


  1. Thank you for your comments about Generation Me… They are needed for everyone involved with this generation; parents, educators, catechist, administrators, employers…

  2. Joe,
    I was just wondering how this book is different from TOOLS FOR TEACHING-Classroom Tips for Catechists. i certainly have shared this book with my teachers over the last years. I also remember your great presentation on Tools for Teaching for the cluster in Chicago.
    Thanks for all you do Joe, in keeping us grounded.

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