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A Church on the Move

A Church on the Move

52 Ways to Get Mission and Mercy in Motion

by Joe Paprocki

There's one thing the Church can offer that the world-at-large cannot: Jesus Christ.

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

This book brings to the parish level the great themes of Pope Francis' papacy—mission, mercy, and evangelization—and replaces despair with a profound hope for the future of the Catholic Church.

From Cynicism to Hope: An Excerpt

From Cynicism to Hope: An Excerpt

"When singing is absent, it is often replaced by grumbling, which is more than happy to fill the vacuum."

From Intolerance to Common Ground: An Excerpt

From Intolerance to Common Ground: An Excerpt

"If we are going to be a church on the move, we need to operate as a big tent."

From Parishioners to Partners in Mission: An Excerpt

From Parishioners to Partners in Mission: An Excerpt

"I propose that we move away from the 'pay, pray, and obey' definition, which is minimalist, and replace it with 'grow, go, and bestow!'"

From a Wall of Sound to the Sounds of Silence: An Excerpt

From a Wall of Sound to the Sounds of Silence: An Excerpt

"Noise has a way of numbing us. Silence, on the other hand, has the power to raise awareness."

Catechist's Journey: Joe Paprocki's Blog

Catechist's Journey: Joe Paprocki's Blog

Here, Joe shares the journey of teaching the Catholic faith.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

The Next Church and How to Get There

The Next Church and How to Get There

About halfway through his book, I decided it could almost have been entitled, "How To Upset a Lot of Inert Catholics."

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