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. Joe,
    I am teaching 6th grade this year, have taught 8th grade Confirmation the past 2 years. I love your website, plus I have 2 of your books. Thanks for your inspirtion and help!
    Constance R. Metzger

  2. You truly are my guru !!! I can’t wait to try this! So excited. I did the sacrament learning stations what a hit for the parish!

    Thanks so much for your inspiration

  3. Hi Joe,
    Like Constance, I’m teaching 6th grade this year, too (I’ve also taught 1st and 3rd thru 5th). I’m really happy I can “steal” such great ideas from you. Our Parish’s first session is this coming Monday. Thanks for sharing with us, Joe.

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