9 Advent Attitudes – Our Advent Journey Begins

9 Advent Attitudes

I’m happy to announce that I will be doing an Advent series (Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) here on my blog, Catechist’s Journey, beginning Monday, December 2, 2013:

9 Advent Attitudes:

How to Dispel the Darkness with Uninhibited Hope


Advent is a season of HOPE…something our world desperately needs. To live as a person of hope is to behave in such a manner as to draw suspicion that we are out of touch with reality! And yet, our hope is solidly grounded in the reality that a light has indeed shone in the darkness. This strange behavior – living as a person of hope – is characterized by 9 “tendencies.” In this prayerful and practical series, Joe Paprocki, DMin, will draw from his upcoming book Under The Influence of Jesus: The Transforming Experience of Encountering Christ, to unpack these 9 tendencies that enable us to light candles instead of cursing the darkness.

About Joe Paprocki 2646 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.

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