Pop-Up Catechesis: Practicing the Lenten Disciplines

Pop-Up Catechesis with Joe Paprocki

With Lent coming upon us very soon, it’s a good idea to begin thinking about how best to observe this wonderful season of renewal. Too often, it seems, we rack our brains trying to think of what to do during Lent when the formula is laid out for us: we are to pray, fast, and give alms. While that may sound like the “same old, same old,” it’s important to know that these three practices, aka, the Lenten disciplines, have a domino effect, which means that when we introduce these practices into our daily routine, they carry over into other aspects of our lives and foster other good habits. In this episode of Pop-Up Catechesis, we explore the domino effect of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

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About Joe Paprocki 2517 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 Comment on Pop-Up Catechesis: Practicing the Lenten Disciplines

  1. Thank you for this visual and very effective Catechesis moment! I always look forward to reading them and putting them into practice. God bless you Joe!

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