Joe Paprocki, DMin
Joe Paprocki, DMin, is National Consultant for Faith Formation at Loyola Press in Chicago. He has over 40 years of experience in pastoral ministry and has presented in over 150 dioceses in North America. Joe is the author of numerous books on pastoral ministry and catechesis, including the best-selling The Catechist’s Toolbox and A Well-Built Faith and his most recent, Preparing Hearts and Minds: 9 Simple Ways for Catechesis to Cultivate a Living Faith (all from Loyola Press). Joe, who earned his Masters Degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University’s Institute of Pastoral Studies, received his Doctor of Ministry degree from the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL. Joe serves as catechist and blogs about the experience at www.catechistsjourney.com. He and his wife Joanne, who have two grown children and four grandchildren, live just outside of Chicago, IL.