The RCIA Family Kit

The RCIA Family Kit

$40.00

Prepare your candidates and their families as you equip sponsors and catechists for the journey toward Christian initiation with these trusted resources written by master catechist Joe Paprocki and best-selling children's author Amy Welborn.​​

You save 20% when ordering these titles as a kit instead of individually.​​

Joe Paprocki, D.Min. 

Joe Paprocki, D.Min., has been a catechetical leader and religious educator in the Chicago area for more than thirty years.

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Amy Welborn 

Amy Welborn is the author of Loyola Kids Book of Saints, Loyola Kids Book of Heroes, and more than twenty other books for Catholic children, ​teens, and adults.

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Books by Joe Paprocki, D.Min.

Living the Sacraments

Finding God at the Intersection of Heaven and Earth

Free Discussion Guide Available for Download. Joe Paprocki demystifies the Catholic sacraments and presents them as a way of life to be experienced each day, rather than as standalone events.

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The RCIA Kit

Prepare your candidates and equip sponsors and catechists for the journey toward Christian initiation. Kit includes: Living the Sacraments, Practice Makes Catholic, and A Well-Built Faith by Joe Paprocki.

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The RCIA Family Kit

Prepare your candidates and their families as you equip sponsors and catechists for the journey toward Christian initiation. Kit includes: Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols by Amy Welborn, as well as Living the Sacraments, Practice Makes Catholic, and A Well-Built Faith by Joe Paprocki.

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Called by Name

Preparing Yourself for the Vocation of Catechetical Leader

This book focuses on what catechetical leaders need to be, as opposed to what they need to know or do, if they are to lead effectively.

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Llamados por nuestro nombre

Prepararse para la vocación de líder catequético

El libro Llamados por nuestro nombre se centra en la vocación del líder catequético y en lo que el líder catequético necesita ser, en contraste con lo que este necesita saber o hacer.

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A Church on the Move

52 Ways to Get Mission and Mercy in Motion

52 specific, practical, and achievable strategies to help Catholic parishes embody the broad themes of Pope Francis’ papacy—mission, mercy, and evangelization.

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Under the Influence of Jesus

The Transforming Experience of Encountering Christ

Free Discussion Guide Available for Download. In Under the Influence of Jesus, Joe Paprocki explains that by opening ourselves to encountering Christ, we can learn how to live the Gospel and be models of faith.

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La experiencia transformadora de encontrarse con Cristo

Bajo la influencia de Jesús

La experiencia transformadora de encontrarse con Cristo es la rotunda respuesta del reconocido autor Joe Paprocki a esa pregunta: ¡Sí, es posible!

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7 Keys to Spiritual Wellness

Enriching Your Faith by Strengthening the Health of Your Soul

Free Discussion Guide Available for Download. In 7 Keys to Spiritual Wellness, best-selling author Joe Paprocki provides a prescription for spiritual health based on the rich wisdom of Catholic Tradition.

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Living the Mass

How One Hour a Week Can Change Your Life

In Living the Mass, Joe Paprocki, DMin, and Fr. Dominic Grassi convincingly show how the one hour spent at Mass on Sunday can truly transform the other 167 hours of the week.

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Vivir la misa

Cómo una hora a la semana puede cambiar tu vida

Explica detallademente cómo cada parte de la misa se relaciona con la llamada que recibimos en el bautismo, poniendo en estrecha relación la misa dominical y el resto de nuestra semana.

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The Catechist’s Toolbox

How to Thrive as a Religious Education Teacher

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. The Catechist’s Toolbox offers catechists tips, advice, and a methodical approach that will help them succeed as educators of the faith.

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La caja de herramientas del catequista

Guía de líder disponible. Este libro es ideal para nuevos catequistas, La caja de herramientas del catequista te entrena mientras llevas a cabo tu ministerio como catequista.

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Beyond the Catechist’s Toolbox

Catechesis That Not Only Informs but Also Transforms

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. Joe Paprocki, best-selling author of The Catechist’s Toolbox series, has written the first, step-by-step book that demonstrates how to teach a 75-minute catechetical session with practical techniques that expand upon the textbook to create a more prayerful climate in the classroom.

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Más allá de la caja de herramientas del catequista

Catequesis que no solo informa, sino que también transforma

Más allá de la caja de herramientas del catequista le permite a los jóvenes encontrar a Jesús en la oración de manera que puedan convertirse en discípulos de Cristo para toda la vida.

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The Catechist’s Backpack

Spiritual Essentials for the Journey

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. Written by two nationally known, expert lay catechists, The Catechist’s Backpack gives catechists the resources that speak to the spiritual dimension of their call to share the Catholic faith.

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La mochila del catequista

Lo indispensable para el camino espiritual

La mochila del catequist brinda a los catequistas recursos que atienden a la dimensión espiritual de su llamado a compartir la fe católica.

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Practice Makes Catholic

Moving from a Learned Faith to a Lived Faith

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. Why do Catholics do what they do? Practice Makes Catholic from Loyola Press gets to the heart of the question-and to the heart of what it really means to be Catholic.

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A Well-Built Faith

A Catholic’s Guide to Knowing and Sharing What We Believe

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. In A Well-Built Faith, Joe Paprocki makes it easy for Catholics to feel confident in teaching the Catholic faith. He makes complex teachings of the Catholic faith accessible to average Catholics without compromising Catholic teaching and tradition.

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Una fe bien construida

Guia catolica para conocer y compartir lo que creemos

Guía de líder disponible. Una fe bien construida,—desarrollado con enorme creatividad usando metafóricamente el tema de la construcción— facilita enormemente a los católicos el conocimiento de su fe y les da seguridad al momento de compartirla.

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The Bible Blueprint

A Catholic's Guide to Understanding and Embracing God's Word

Free Leader Guide Available for Download. In The Bible Blueprint, best-selling author Joe Paprocki makes understanding the Bible not only easy for the person in the pew, but downright fun!

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Los planos de la Biblia

Una guía católica para entender y acoger la Palabra de Dios

Guía de líder disponible. Los planos de la Biblia, el exitoso autor Joe Paprocki ayuda al católico de la calle a entender fácilmente la Biblia, y lo hace con humor.

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Amos/Hosea/Micah: A Call to Justice

Six Weeks with the Bible: Catholic Perspectives

The prophets tell us what God thinks about oppression, injustice, and neglect of the poor.

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Books by Amy Welborn

The RCIA Family Kit

Prepare your candidates and their families as you equip sponsors and catechists for the journey toward Christian initiation. Kit includes: Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols by Amy Welborn, as well as Living the Sacraments, Practice Makes Catholic, and A Well-Built Faith by Joe Paprocki.

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Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols

An Illustrated Guide to Their History and Meaning

Catholic ​Signs & Symbols Matching Game. From the sign of the fish to the Stations of the Cross, from palms to ashes, this book will enable readers to appreciate the symbols of faith all around us.

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Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories

60 Scripture Stories Every Catholic Child Should Know

An illustrated collection of Bible stories for Catholic children, Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories is uniquely arranged according to the liturgical year.


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Loyola Kids Book of Saints

Download an activity sheet. This book of saints for children tells how saints become saints and help us even today. Includes more than 60 saint stories for children, as well as a variety of illustrations.

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Loyola Kids Book of Heroes

Stories of Catholic Heroes and Saints throughout History

Download an activity sheet. The exciting stories and illustrations of Catholic heroes and saints inspire children to live the Catholic virtues.

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A Catholic Woman’s Book of Days

The only book of days written and designed especially for Catholic women.

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The Words We Pray

Discovering the Richness of Traditional Catholic Prayers

A thoughtful exploration of the history and vitality of traditional Catholic prayers.

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Parables: Stories of the Kingdom

Six Weeks with the Bible: Catholic Perspectives

Jesus’ parables reveal who he is, how to follow him, and what he expects from us.

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