Win an Exclusive Copy of Pope Francis’s First Book, The Church of Mercy!

Sorry I’m a bit late on this but I wanted you to know about an opportunity for you to win an exclusive copy of Pope Francis’ first book, The Church of Mercy!


Be one of the first to read Pope Francis’s new book, The Church of Mercy!

Win your copy of The Church of Mercy before the book is officially released on April 20th in our weeklong giveaway on Facebook and Twitter.

Simply answer the following questions that will be posted each day on Loyola Press’s Facebook page, Ignatian Spirituality’s Facebook page, and Twitter (@LoyolaPress). Be sure to include the tag #ChurchofMercy in your response.

We will select three winners at random from all qualified entries each day—extra points awarded to contestants who submit visual answers!

Monday: What do you love about Pope Francis?

Tuesday: When have you experienced a moment of mercy in your life?

Wednesday: Why do you want to read this book?

Thursday: How have you been inspired by Pope Francis?

Friday: Inspired by Pope Francis’s example, how will you be merciful to those in your life?

The contest begins at 8 a.m. CST on Monday, April 7th, and ends at 5 p.m. CST on April 11th. Entries are limited to those in North America.

About Joe Paprocki 2527 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

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