Catechist Formation Day
Encountering Christ in Scripture
Inviting people into a personal encounter with the living God through the Word.
Saturday August 26, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.(CST)
Catholic Diocese of Evansville
4200 North Kentucky Avenue
Cost: $17 by August 11, $25 after
Sponsored by The Office of Catechesis,
Diocese of Evansville
Schedule for the Day:
8-8:30 a.m.Registration/ Snacks
8:30- 9:25 a.m. Welcome by Bishop Thompson and Prayer
9:30-10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker Joe Paprocki
10:30- 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45- 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45- 12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1:30 p.m. Evaluations and Closing Prayer
Vendor tables will be available with a variety of resources and gifts.
Joe Paprocki, DMin, is National Consultant for Faith Formation at Loyola Press in Chicago. He has over 35 years of experience in pastoral ministry and has presented in nearly 100 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, A Church on the Move: 52 Ways to Get Mission and Mercy in Motion (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 2 grown children, live just outside of Chicago, IL.
Joe Paprocki will be our Keynote Speaker as we Encounter Christ in Scripture.
What people said about
Formation Day 2016:
"It gave me the opportunity to visit with others in the diocese, view resources available to help me teach & offered a variety of breakout sessions"
"The whole day was fantastic and uplifting!"
"Got me fired up for the new year! Thank you!"
"I love gathering every year for this!"