Joe is a Catholic writer, blogger, and speaker that's appeared at national and international conferences, both secular and religious.  He earned a Catechetical Diploma, for which he was named Outstanding Graduate of the Year, and is a member of the Militia Immaculata and the Catholic Writers Guild. He is one of only seven non-faculty members certified in MOOC Design by the Catholic Distance Learning Network and is also certified in Online Teaching and Learning.

He has taught Natural Theology at the Dominican Institute (later Signum Dei), the first required course in their Catholic Sage program.

Joe brings his experience in adult education and performance improvement to the work of catechesis, whether he's writing, speaking, or consulting on a project.
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Joe's catechetical interests include typology and analogy, teaching with secular and Catholic fiction, and western philosophy. He is working on his first book (more information to come) and regularly contributes to New Evangelizers.  (Here is an archive of Joe Wetterling's NE Articles.)

He previously blogged at two sides: Ho Kai Paulos and The Baptized Imagination.

He has occasionally written Gospel reflections for

As President of the Catholic Writers Guild, he has appeared on EWTN Bookmark as well as the Catholic Marketing Network tradeshows.