Our 15th Anniversary Giveaway: A Church on the Move

A Church on the Move giveaway in honor of Catechist's Journey anniversary
We continue our year-long celebration of the 15th anniversary of the launch of Catechist’s Journey and publication of The Catechist’s Toolbox. Our celebration continues today with the chance to win a copy of my book, A Church on the Move: 52 Ways to Get Mission and Mercy in Motion.

Well before the pandemic, I wrote A Church on the Move, recognizing that our parishes were in crisis and in need of new approaches to engaging parishioners. Now, more than ever, this book is needed for us to renew our efforts to engage and re-engage people with the Good News of the Gospel. I believe that, with the right strategies in place, the Catholic Church—and the local parish specifically—will not only survive, but thrive. In A Church on the Move, I offer 52 practical strategies for moving parishes forward, principally by focusing on the one thing the Church can offer that the world-at-large cannot: Jesus Christ. I begin each chapter with a quote from Pope Francis, and each strategy falls within one of five key categories: how a Church on the move thinks, functions, worships, forms disciples, and engages the world. In every chapter, I offer what I hope are creative, redemptive, and achievable solutions. A Church on the Move brings to the parish level the great themes of Pope Francis’s papacy—mission, mercy, and evangelization—and replaces despair with a profound hope for the future of the Catholic Church.

Read the official giveaway rules below. Enter by 12:00 a.m. central time on June 22, 2022. Winner will be contacted for address. Open to U.S. mailing addresses only.

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.

3 Comments on Our 15th Anniversary Giveaway: A Church on the Move

    • Michel and Lori, the giveaway entry form is on this page. If you’re not seeing it, perhaps try a different browser. I’m not sure why it wouldn’t appear for you.

      Denise Gorss
      Catechist’s Journey Editor

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