Pop-Up Prayer: Guest David O’Brien

Pop-Up Prayer hosted by Joe Paprocki

We continue our summer series, Pop-Up Prayer—brief interviews on the topic of prayer with people in pastoral ministry from all over the country! In this episode, we learn from David O’Brien, Regional Director of Project LIFT, a non-profit organization that helps at-risk young people struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. The former Director of Adult Education and Lay Ministry Formation Director for the Archdiocese of Mobile, David talks about the importance of teaching prayer in any faith formation setting.

Be sure to check out the many resources on prayer and many excellent books on the topic of prayer available from Loyola Press.

About Joe Paprocki 2665 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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