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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 www.catechistsjourney.com.

6 Comments on Free Webinar Tonight!

  1. I learned a lot from your fall webinar and I tried to put all those ideas into action for my third year as a 3rd grade catechist, unfortunately it did not work as planned. I love your ideas but when a catechist runs into serious discipline problems all your good intentions went out the window. It was a very stressful year and I had hoped for more feedback on how to cope with the end of year issues in this semianr. The good news is, I will try again next year 🙂

    • Peggy, you’re a trooper! I’d be happy to talk with you further about the discipline problems you faced and explore ways of coping with and addressing them. You’re welcome to send emails to me privately if you wish: joe@catechistsjourney.com.

  2. That was great doing this on a Tuesday. I have to teach tomorrow night. I was pretty impressed with the responses, you must have a gung-ho readership. Of course, we are all self-selected, so that skews the sample, but it was encouraging to see 190 people turn out. Even a 6-year teacher like me has some things to consider…I suppose I’ll need to re-read the Toolbox.

    • It was a pretty impressive audience in terms of depth. And yes, I think we all can find things to consider as far as improving as catechists!

  3. Joe,

    I had registered for last night’s seminar and intended to participate. But family situations called me away. Is there any way I can hear your conversations or presentations? I did download the Self-Evaluation Tool.

    Please advise.

    Linda Arnold

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