In my office you’ll find… I love two kinds of religious art: the really good stuff and the really bad stuff. I have a collection of both in my home office. Some inspires me and some makes me laugh.
The Pope on Twitter I have no idea, I'm a Luddite. I barely type, which is a funny thing to say as a writer.
What I do for fun I like to build 2000-piece jigsaw puzzles and watch old movies.
A subscriber once told me… One priest said sometimes he doesn’t have time to prepare for the weekend until the last minute, and it’s frightening. Then he remembers: “Hey, I've got PTW!”
Father Paul Boudreau is a priest of the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut, serving in the Diocese of San Bernardino, California, where he teaches at the Ministry Formation Institute. He is the author of Between Sundays: Daily Gospel Reflections and Prayers (Twenty-Third Publications), coauthor with Alice Camille of The Forgiveness Book (ACTA), and a frequent contributor to U.S. Catholic, Catholic Digest, and Today's Parish magazines.Mary Lynn Hendrickson is an author, editor, and director of youth ministry and faith formation at Holy Mother of Consolation Catholic Church in Oregon, Wisconsin.
Bryan Froehle, Ph.D. is professor and director of the Ph.D. program in practical theology in the School of Theology and Ministry of St. Thomas University in Miami. His published work includes books such as Catholicism USA and Global Catholicism and articles on such topics as pastoral planning and priest research. Over the past two decades he has been involved in numerous surveys and strategic planning efforts within Catholic life. He frequently gives workshops for priests and other Catholic leaders.
Sister Julie Vieira, I.H.M. is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan. She ministers online at A Nun's Life Ministry via a blog, podcasts, a community forum, and other Internet technologies to help people discover and grow in their calling and life of faith.
Ann Lang O’Connor was faith formation coordinator for St. Gertrude Parish in Chicago. She was the author of The Twelve Unbreakable Principles of Parenting (Except When Necessary) (ACTA, 2006) and wrote for U.S. Catholic magazine and Loyola Press. She was also a bookbinder, mobile maker, and paper artist. She lost her battle with cancer on April 24, 2013.
Rev. Dominic J. Grassi was ordained in 1973 and serves as pastor of St. Gertrude's Parish in Chicago. He has written several books, including Still Called by Name: Why I Love Being a Priest (Loyola Press).
Sean Reynolds, a graduate of St. Xavier University in Chicago, worked as an intern at TrueQuest Communications and is currently studying at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.