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Janet L. Alampi

Janet L. Alampi has served as managing editor of The Catholic Transcript, the archdiocesan newspaper of Hartford, Connecticut and is currently the Director of Religious Education for St. Gabriel Parish in Windsor, Connecticut. She is also the mother of two teenagers who have asked innumerable questions about Catholic terminology over the years.

Titles with Pauline:
Look It Up! Over 600 Definitions for Catholic Kids and Their Parents and Teachers



Mary Amore
Dr. Mary Amore is a wife, a mother, and a grandmother whom God called out of the kitchen into ministry. She is the executive director of Mayslake Ministries and is highly sought as a presenter of missions, retreats, and workshops. Mary holds a Masters in Pastoral Studies and a Doctorate of Ministry in Liturgical Studies, and has also written numerous articles in the area of liturgical spirituality. 

 

Titles with Pauline:
Eucharist: A Journey of Transformation, Healing, and Discipleship
From Mary's Heart to Yours

   

 

Joan Marie Arbogast

Joan Marie Arbogast has been involved in education and in her parish for twenty-five years. An avid crafter, she has also worked part-time in the children’s room of her local library making crafts with kids. Her family activities and crafts have appeared in Catholic Parent, Today’s Christian Woman, and Woman’s Day


Titles with Pauline: 
The Advent-Christmas Book
The Lent-Easter Book 
Feast Days and Holidays
My First Communion Remembrance Book


 

Monica Ashour
Monica Ashour, national speaker, former teacher, and executive director of the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team (TOBET,) makes the depth and breadth of Saint John Paul II’s revolutionary Theology of the Body (TOB) accessible. She holds two master’s degrees—in the humanities and in theological studies—from the University of Dallas. Her TOB for Tots series introduces small children to the concept of TOB. She then goes one step deeper in TOB for Kids. These books make the mystery of the human person visible in the context of the Catholic faith. Young and old alike will learn to see the body as a gift from God and a call to love. For more resources from TOBET, go to www.tobet.org.


Titles with Pauline:
Everybody Has a Body: God Made Boys and Girls
Every Body Is Smart: God Helps Me Listen and Choose
Every Body Is a Gift: God Helps Me to Love
God Has a Plan for Boys and for Girls
Every Body Has Something to Say
Everybody Has Something to Give


 

Joseph C. Atkinson, PhD

Joseph C. Atkinson, PhD, is a leading expert in the theology of the domestic church. He is the author of The Biblical and Theological Foundations of the Family (The Catholic University of America Press, 2013) and founder of the Theology of the Family Project. In 2007, EWTN produced a thirteen-part series with Dr. Atkinson entitled "The Biblical Vision of Marriage and Family: The Domestic Church". Currently the Associate Professor of Sacred Scripture at the John Paul II Institute at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Dr. Atkinson also serves as executive secretary of the Catholic Biblical Association. He and his wife have been married thirty-three years and have six children and one grandchild.

Titles with Pauline:
Guardian of the Redeemer: Anniversary Edition


 

Erika Bachiochi

Erika Bachiochi, JD, ThM is a Visiting Fellow  at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Research Fellow at the Terrence J. Murphy Institute at the University of St. Thomas Law School. Erika specializes in Equal Protection jurisprudence, feminist legal theory, Catholic social teaching, and sexual ethics.  An intellectual leader of the new feminism, Erika speaks widely on abortion, sexual economics, the impact of the new sexual norms on women and the poor, care ethics, and authentic reproductive justice.

Recent scholarly publications include “Embodied Equality: Debunking Equal Protection Arguments for Abortion Rights,” Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (2011) and “Women, Sexual Asymmetry & Catholic Teaching,” Christian Bioethics (Oxford University, 2013). She has edited two books:  Women, Sex & the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching (Pauline Books and Media, 2011), and The Cost of Choice: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion (Encounter Books, 2004)As a member of the Catholic Women’s Forum, Erika has submitted papers to the Pontifical Council on the Laity (Women’s Division), and as a speaker at the World Meeting of Families (2015), to the Pontifical Council on the Family. She has represented the Holy See at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations and is a contributor to the Law Professor Blogs Network blog, Mirror of Justice.

Erika is currently working on a book on rival feminisms and the Supreme Court, tentatively entitled, Missing From the Bench: Women, Rights, and the Supreme Court. 

Titles with Pauline:
Women, Sex, and the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching

   

 

 

Simon Barrington-Ward

Simon Barrington-Ward was General Secretary of Church Missionary Society (1975-1985), became Bishop of Coventry in 1985, and eventually retired to Cambridge. In 2000, Barrington-Ward was appointed Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. He travels widely, speaking on prayer and spirituality and the Jesus Prayer in particular. Through writing the original edition of The Jesus Prayer, he came to know Brother Ramon SSF and they collaborated on Praying the Jesus Prayer Together (Bible Reading Fellowship, UK, 2001).

Titles with Pauline:
The Jesus Prayer: A Way to Contemplation 



 

Cornelia Mary Bilinsky

Cornelia Mary Bilinsky was born and raised in Manitoba, Canada. She received her bachelor of arts degree in English and theology from St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba. She taught English at the high school level as well as English as a second language at a community college. Cornelia’s husband is a Ukrainian Catholic priest.  They currently reside in Oshawa, Ontario, and have one daughter and one granddaughter. Since 1981, Cornelia has worked alongside her husband at Ukrainian Catholic parishes in Ontario. She most enjoys teaching children about the faith with stories, plays and songs.

Titles with Pauline:
God Is With Me: Always and Everywhere
The Queen and the Cross
The Saint Who Fought the Dragon
Santa's Secret Story
Patrick and the Fire

 

 

Sr. Elena Bosetti

Sr. Elena Bosetti was born in Trento, Italy, and is a Sister of Jesus the Good Shepherd of the Pauline Family, which was founded by Blessed James Alberione. She teaches New Testament Exegesis at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, the Theological Institute of Consecrated Life (Clarentianum) in Rome, and the Institute of Religious Studies in Modena, Italy. She is a member of the Italian Biblical Association and of the National Coordination of Biblical Apostolate. She collaborates in various forms of evangelization, including television. Sr. Elena is the author of many popular books on Scripture and has coauthored numerous others.

Titles with Pauline:
Matthew: The Journey Toward Hope
Mark: The Risk of Believing
Luke: The Song of God's Mercy
John: The Word of Light
Praying with Women of the Bible

 

 

Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield

Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield serves as the General Secretary at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C. He has served as a professor of moral theology at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He serves as an adjunct professor of moral theology on the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies and at the Canon Law School of the Catholic University of America, both located in Washington, D.C. He has also served in parochial ministry and as a teacher on high school faculty. 

Titles with Pauline:
Life Everlasting: The Mystery and the Promise
The Human Person According to John Paul II
Living the Beatitudes: A Journey to Life in Christ
Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word


 

Renita Boyle
Renita Boyle is the author of Parable Fun for Little Ones and many others. Renita has been gathering stories and skills like tinder to flame for most of her life. She grew up in America where her great grandfather was a lumberjack brim full of Paul Bunyan stories. She moved to Scotland in 1985 and continues to enjoy the rich global tradition of tale-telling.


Titles with Pauline:
My Storytime Bible

      

 

Sr. Helena Raphael Burns, FSP

Helena Raphael Burns, FSP, studied philosophy and theology at St. John’s University in New York, screenwriting at UCLA and Act One in Hollywood, and Media Literacy at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. She is the writer/producer of the documentary film James Alberione: Media Apostle and author of He Speaks to You. In addition to leading workshops on media literacy as well as Theology of the Body, Sister Helena dedicates her time to accompanying young women who are discerning their call in life.

Titles with Pauline: 
He Speaks to You

      

 

Stephanie Calis

Invited: The Ultimate Catholic Wedding Planner is Stephanie Calis's first book. A certified Natural Family Planning instructor and former full-time speaker to Catholic youth, Stephanie is the Co-Founder and Editor in Chief of Spoken Bride, a lifestyle blog and ministry for Catholic brides and newlyweds. She lives near Washington, D.C.

Titles with Pauline: 
Invited: The Ultimate Catholic Wedding Planner

      


 


 

Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski

Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski, MS, LGPC, knows the difficulties and grief experienced by children from divorced families because she has lived through them herself. Through her foundation, Faith Journeys, Lynn ministers to children who are struggling with their parents’ separation or divorce. Lynn obtained a BA from the University of Notre Dame and a MS in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland. Lynn is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, and also works as a school counselor. Her professional experience includes conducting family, individual, and group therapy with children, teens, young adults and adults.

Titles with Pauline:
When Parents Divorce or Separate

 

Brian Caulfield

Brian Caulfield is the editor of the website Fathers for Good, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, and is a communications specialist in the Office of the Supreme Knight in New Haven, Connecticut. He is also vice postulator of the Cause for Canonization of the Venerable Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus. Brian is a veteran journalist and reporter currently responsible for the weekly "Catholic Men" column for the Catholic News Agency's website. He has been married for 14 years and has two children. 

Titles with Pauline:
Man to Man, Dad to Dad

   

 

Julien Chilcott-Monk
Julien Chilcott-Monk is an author and musician specializing in devotional books and sacred choral music. He received an early musical training and continued at the Royal Marines School of Music. He also studied at Theological College. His works include: Walking the Way of the Cross; A Calendar of Catholic Devotion; John Henry Newman and the path to Sainthood; In the Name of the Father; and Saints of the Roman Canon.


Titles with Pauline:
The Way of the Passion: Forty Stations with Jesus


Marshall J. Cook

Marshall J. Cook taught for the University of Wisconsin-Madison for thirty years and often speaks at conferences nationwide. He has published several books on stress management and has even been a guest on Oprah to discuss the topic.

Marshall edits Extra Innings, an online newsletter for writers. He has authored thirty books and hundreds of magazine articles. Marshall holds a BA in creative writing and MA in communications from Stanford University. He has been married to Ellen since 1968, and they have one son, Jeremiah. When not writing, Marshall likes to read, jog, lift weights, and talk back to the television (not all at the same time). He is a passionate minor league baseball fan, drives the back roads, and eats in small town cafes. 

Titles with Pauline:
How to Handle Worry: A Catholic Approach
How to Handle Worry Workbook
Time Management: A Catholic Approach
Time Management Workbook

Sr. Marie Paul Curley, FSP

As a Daughter of St. Paul, Sr. Marie Paul Curley finds inspiration and joy in daily Eucharistic adoration and in the Pauline mission of communicating Christ through the media. Sr. Marie Paul has co-produced dozens of Catholic home videos, and recently assisted young women to discern the call of God in their lives. Currently, she writes for Pauline Digital and Pauline Studios. For more information about her books, including readers' guides and articles on Eucharistic spirituality, visit her author page.

Titles with Pauline:
Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer
Saints Alive! The Faith Proclaimed
Saints Alive! The Gospel Witnessed
See Yourself Through God's Eyes: 52 Meditations to Grow in Self-Esteem
Bread of Life: Prayers for Eucharistic Adoration
Prayers for Eucharistic Adoration 

     


Sr. Maria Grace Dateno

Sister Maria Grace grew up in Springfield, Virginia, and has one older brother and four younger sisters (and twenty-two nieces and nephews-so far). She met the Daughters of Saint Paul when she was fifteen years old and felt God calling her to help people know and love him. Since then, Sister Grace has edited a Catholic children's magazine (My Friend), authored several children's books, and now serves in the Pauline Books & Media Center in Alexandria, Virginia. She'd love to recommend a good book to you!

Terri DeGezelle

Author and photographer, Terri DeGezelle has published more than 60 children’s nonfiction titles as well as 100 magazine articles and several photos in national publications.

Terri is a presenter at young writers’ and young artists’ conferences around the Upper Midwest. She enjoys sharing her skills during school visits and inspiring students to follow their dreams while being the best they can be. Terri’s passions include attending daily Mass, praying the Rosary, reading, writing, spending time with her adult children, playing with her grandchildren, and photographing the world around her.

Title with Pauline:
Simon of Cyrene and the Legend of the Easter Egg

    


Jean Dimech-Juchniewicz

Jean Dimech-Juchniewicz has served as a lay ecclesial minister in the Catholic Church since 2001. After studying at St. John’s Seminary and Boston College, she earned an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from the latter institution. Firmly rooted in the Catholic tradition, she has lectured on matters of theology, liturgy, morality, and spirituality. She currently works as an educational consultant, facilitates a parish-based support group for Catholics struggling with infertility, and is blessed to be a stay-at-home mom to her three little miracles.

Titles with Pauline:
Facing Infertility: A Catholic Approach