My Speaking Engagements

I’ve updated my list of speaking engagements (see the link to the right). Here’s where I’ll be in the weeks and months to come:
19 – Diocese of New Ulm, MN “Spring Fling” – Tentative title: “Enter the Journey of Love: The Catechetical Ministry as a Ministry of Love” (mini-retreat for catechetical and youth leaders)

JUNE (2008)
7  – St. Paul the Apostle (Gurnee, IL), Fostering Faith Catechesis Module
16 – St. Julie Billiart (Tinley Park, IL), Monday Night Medley Catechist Formation – God’s Library: A Catholic Introduction to the World’s Greatest Book

AUGUST (2008)
7 – Lafayette (IN) Catholic Schools – 15 Ways to Make Your Class More Catholic
14 and 20  – O’Hare Cluster of Parishes (location TBA), Bringing Liturgy and Catechesis Together (with Todd Williamson)
26 – St. Thomas (Naperville, IL) – The Catechist’s Toolbox (catechist training)

3  – Dyersville Diocore (Peosta, Iowa) – God’s Library: A Catholic Introduction to the Bible (catechist formation)
4 – Dubuque Diocore (Dubuque, Iowa) – The Catechist’s Toolbox (catechist training)
10 – St. Mary’s (Mokena, IL) – God’s Library: A Catholic Introduction to the World’s Greatest Book (Catechist formation)
13 – Diocese of Charleston Catechist Conference (Charleston, SC), The Catechist’s Toolbox (catechist formation)
20 – Orlando (FLA) Diocesan Faith Formation Day – topic TBA
27 – White Plains (NY) – Encountering the Living Word – Catechetical Conference

OCTOBER (2008)
8 – Waterloo (Iowa) – Catechist and Religion Teacher Inservice
17 – Chicago Catechetical Conference – 5 Steps to Dramatically Increasing Your Students’ Bible IQ
18 – Diocese of Austin Conference (Austin, TX) – The Intersection of Liturgy and Catechesis
21 – St. Hugh (Lyons, IL) – Living the Mass (Parent Formation)
25 – Joliet (IL) Scripture Festival – God’s Library: A Catholic Introduction to the World’s Greatest Book

2-3 – Diocesan Adult Education Conference (Springfield, IL), The Worshiping Steward: How the Mass Calls Us To Stewardship
8  –  Saint Xavier University Pastoral Ministry Institute (Chicago, IL), Bible Today
22 – Northern California Faith Formation Conference (Oakland, CA) – topic(s) TBA

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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

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