Meet Pope Francis – A Teachable Moment

Pope FrancisLoyola Press has put together some great activities related to the election of Pope Francis that you can use in your catechetical setting. They are:

Here’s an interesting resource from the world of secular education seeking to use the election of the new Pope as a teachable moment.

Here’s how a Catholic high school in Las Vegas took advantage of this teachable moment.

 

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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.

3 Comments on Meet Pope Francis – A Teachable Moment

  1. Thank you so much for this link on how to welcome Pope Francis. I am a grade one catechist and I was hoping we could do something to welcome our new Pope.

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