About Joe Paprocki 2742 Articles
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 www.catechistsjourney.com.


  1. Many thanks, Joe, for sharing this presentation with all of us. As I continue to journey through what is a very busy time for me personally, this presentation has stoked the embers that I felt were buried deep and renews my energy for this day. We continue to be blessed by your sharing of your ministry.


    • Bernie, you’re very welcome! We all need those embers stoked from time to time, eh? Thanks for the kind words and I wish you many blessings!

  2. Joe, what a wonderful privilege it was to present you at RE Congress on Sunday! I was very inspired by your words of wisdom. Thank you for all you do!

    • Lilian, it was a pleasure meeting you and I had a wonderful time. Thank you for your hospitality and I wish you continued blessings as you enter Holy Week!

  3. Dear Joe,
    I finally got to meet you in person! Your presentation was awesome and very helpful for me. Thank you for your words of wisdom. Your talk has inspired me. I was so happy to be there at the Congress. God bless you!

    • Sr. Betty, thanks for your kind words…I had such a wonderful time at the Congress! I’m glad that I was able to partner with you in your ministry, at least for an hour or so! Have a blessed Holy Week and a wonderful Easter!

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