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Diana R. Jenkins

After over twenty years as a special education teacher, Diana R. Jenkins became a freelance writer. She has written hundreds of magazine stories, articles, and comic strips for kids and teens. Her books include Goodness Graces! Ten Short Stories about the Sacraments, Stepping Stones – The Comic Collection, and Spotlight on Saints! A Year of Funny Readers Theatre for Today's Catholic Kids. Her latest book, Tackling Tough Topics with Faith and Fiction, is a resource for adults who want to help young teens face modern challenges with a faith perspective. Visit her on the web at www.dianarjenkins.bravehost.com, read her blog at http://djsthoughts-dj.blogspot.com, and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dianajenkins.

Titles with Pauline:
Tackling Tough Topics with Faith and Fiction
Goodness Graces! Ten Short Stories about the Sacraments
Saints of Note: The Comic Collection
Stepping Stones: The Comic Collection
The Stepping Stones Journals
Spotlight on Saints! A Year of Funny Reader's Theater for Today's Catholic Kids



Katy Huth Jones
Katy Huth Jones grew up in a family where creative juices overflowed and made puddles to splash in. She has published five children's books and more than 100 short stories, poems, and articles in magazines and anthologies. When not writing, Katy plays piccolo and flute in a regional symphony. She lives with her husband, Keith, in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Their two sons, whom she homeschooled, have flown the nest and live creative lives of their own.
Title with Pauline:

Treachery and Truth


Genevieve Kineke
Genevieve Kineke, born in 1960, converted to the faith as a young adult. She was immediately drawn to the question of how women image God, and founded a quarterly journal in 1992 dedicated to that topic. Canticle Magazine (née hearth) fostered an ongoing discussion focused in particular on how to combine theological realities with the mundane details of everyday life. Serving as editor until 2004, she continues to write and speak extensively on the topics of authentic femininity, forgiveness, and complementarity between men and women. Genevieve has been married for 30 years, is the mother of five children, and is currently pursuing a MA in Theology at Providence College.

Titles with Pauline:
On the Dignity and Vocation of Women Anniversary Edition




Father Roger J. Landry is a priest of the Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts, who works for the Holy See’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations. He writes for many Catholic publications and is a popular retreat preacher. He appears often on various Catholic radio programs, and is national chaplain for Catholic Voices USA.

Titles with Pauline:
Plan of Life


Lizette Lantigua

Lizette M. Lantigua was born in Queens, New York, and raised in Miami, Florida. Her parents were born in Cuba and exiled to the United States in 1961. As a newspaper reporter, writer, and Emmy-nominated television producer in southern Florida, Lizette has extensively covered the experiences of the Hispanic community. She also designs, illustrates, and licenses artwork through her company, Lantigua Designs. Lizette lives with her husband and three daughters in a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Titles with Pauline:
Mission Libertad



Nicole Lataif

Award-winning author and speaker Nicole Lataif is the founder and editor of KidsFaithGarden.com. Her first book, Forever You: A Book About Your Soul and Body, won a 2013 Christopher Award. Forever You, published by Pauline Books & Media is also available in Spanish as Siempre Tú: Un libro sobre tu alma y tu cuerpo. Her second book, I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For and Give won a 2015 Christopher Award.

Nicole is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She speaks around the country to both children and adults on faith-based topics. Nicole leads a writing group in Boston, Massachusetts and lives with her loving husband in the heart of the city.

Titles with Pauline:
Forever You: A Book About Your Soul and Body
Siempre Tú: Un libro sobre tu alma y tu cuerpo
I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give



Michelle S. Lazurek

Michelle S. Lazurek is a pastor’s wife, mother, Bible teacher, author, and speaker who encourages ordinary people to become extraordinary disciples. Through the art of storytelling, Michelle writes books that inspire and teach children biblical values. In addition to Daddy, Am I Beautiful? Michelle has written a book for boys titled Mommy, Am I Strong? (Pauline Books & Media 2015). Learn more about Michelle at www.michellelazurek.com.

Titles with Pauline:
Daddy, Am I Beautiful?
Mommy, Am I Strong?



Marcel LeJeune

Marcel LeJeune is Assistant Director at St. Mary's Catholic Center, at Texas A&M University, the largest campus ministry in the country. He is a sought-after speaker and author of Set Free to Love: Lives Changed by the Theology of the Body (Servant Books). Marcel has contributed to three other books and written numerous articles. He is a regular guest on national radio programs and has appeared on EWTN TV. Marcel and his wife, Kristy, have five children. He blogs at www.AggieCatholicBlog.org and can also be found at www.MarcelLeJeune.com

Titles with Pauline:
Cleansed: A Catholic Guide to Freedom from Porn


Britt Leigh

A Florida girl by birth, but Bostonian at heart, Britt Leigh lives and writes down the block from either cherry blossoms or snow, depending on the season. Working in the publishing business, she feels blessed to have a job where she can pray and play with prose. Her first writing for teens appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul's Teens Talk Middle School andTeens Talk Getting into College.

Britt holds a certificate in catechesis from the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization at St. John's Seminary, a master of fine arts in writing for children from Simmons College, and two word-related degrees from the University of Florida. When she's not immersed in writing, reading, talking, reviewing, or assisting books, she loves spending time with her 5 'Fs': faith, family, friends, football, and fancy. She once heard that authors are forever writing the same story over and over again. If that's true, her story is love. 

Titles with Pauline:
Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean



Pamela Love

After growing up in New Jersey, Pamela Love attended Bucknell University. She was a teacher and a marketer before turning to writing. She’s the author of numerous picture books and has written many stories and poems in children’s magazines. Pamela is also a contributor to Family Matters: Thirteen Short Stories, published by Pauline Books & Media. She lives with her husband and son in Maryland.

Title with Pauline:
Brigid and the Butter



Maryann Macdonald

Maryann Macdonald grew up in a family of eight sisters and brothers. "Having lived in close quarters with so many kids probably helps me understand children better," she says. As a child, Macdonald enjoyed reading Mary Poppins and The Secret Garden, along with other classics. Years later, Macdonald's pleasure of sharing books with her daughter inspired her to write her own stories. She has now written more than 20 books for children, including picture books, chapter books, easy readers, and a biography.

Titles with Pauline:
Starring Francie O'Leary
No Room for Francie


Fr. Joseph Marquis

Fr. Joseph Marquis is a Catholic priest and pastor of Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church in Livonia, Michigan. Father Joseph has had a close relationship with Saint Nicholas since early childhood. Using his theatrical background and experience as a professional puppeteer, Father Joseph developed his original puppets as part of his ministry, to honor Saint Nicholas and to help communicate the joyful Christmas message that Saint Nicholas brings. 

Titles with Pauline:
Saint to Santa: How Saint Nicholas Became Santa Claus,

 co-authored by Chris Stepien


Sr. Emily Beata Marsh

Emily Beata Marsh, FSP grew up in Bemus Point, New York, and is the oldest of twelve children. She enjoyed reading, soccer, playing the piano, and working in her father’s grocery store. She met the Daughters of St. Paul when she was sixteen years old, and felt God calling her to love him with her whole life and to help other people know God’s love. Sister Emily Beata has worked in the children’s editorial department at Pauline Books & Media (the publishing house operated by the Daughters of St. Paul), and in outreach and evangelization. She currently serves in Alexandria, Virginia, and is pursuing her degree in theology at The Catholic University of America.

Titles with Pauline: 
Saint John Bosco: Champion for the Young

Geraldine Ann Marshall writes books for both children and adults. She has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Kentucky. She is the mother of two grown daughters. Geraldine lives in a house in the woods near Paducah, Kentucky. She shares her home with lots of wildlife, including honeybees, crickets, and even a few friendly spiders.

Titles with Pauline:
Spider's Gift


William E. May

William E. May (d. 2014) is emeritus Michael J. McGivney Professor of Moral Theology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family. He taught there from 1991-2008, after teaching moral theology at The Catholic University of America from 1971-1990. He is the author of many books, among them Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family Is Built and Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life. He currently serves as Senior Fellow for the Culture of Life Foundation. He and his wife Patricia have been married for 51 years and have been blessed with seven children and fifteen grandchildren.

Anne Merwin

Anne Merwin has a B.A. in History and Music from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.  She has worked in public radio, classical music management, and time management.  However, when she converted to Catholicism and was introduced to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Anne found her vocation. As a past President of the Mother Seton House in Baltimore and now as an Associate of the Sisters of Charity of New York, Anne enjoys each opportunity to share the legacy of the Sisters’ foundress, Elizabeth Ann Seton.  She looks to Elizabeth Ann Seton for guidance and inspiration in her daily life as a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Titles with Pauline:

Elizabeth Ann Seton

Genny Monchamp

Genevieve Monchamp lives, writes, and plays in sunny Northern California with her husband, Clint, her three daughters: Kylie, Madison, and Avery, and her tortoise, Lettuce Lips.  

Sr. Marlyn Monge

Sister Marlyn Evangelina Monge has been a Daughter of Saint Paul since 2005 and currently serves as an editor for books for children and teens at Pauline Books & Media. Before entering the convent she taught bilingual kindergarten for six years, taught in her parish’s religious education program, and volunteered with the youth ministry program. Sister Marlyn has a master’s degree in education and enjoys finding ways to help children discover the wealth of their faith through the stories she writes and edits. She is a proud tía (aunt) to her six nieces and nephews.

Titles with Pauline: 
Jorge from Argentina
Growing in Love
Las Posadas
Mary and the Little Shepherds of Fatima


Roberto Morozzo della Rocca

Roberto Morozzo della Rocca (b. 1955) teaches modern history at Roma Tre University. He specializes in the relation between religions and nations and also in the relation between modernity and the sacred, a subject on which he has published a dozen volumes, some of which have been translated into various languages. Among his most recent publications are Passaggio a Oriente: La modernità e l’Europa ortodossa [Passage to the East: Modernity and Orthodox Europe] (Brescia, 2012) and Tra Est e Ovest: Agostino Casaroli diplomatico vaticano [Between East and West: Agostino Casaroli, Vatican Diplomat] (Cinisello Balsamo, 2014). Since the 1990’s he has been conducting research into the political and religious history of Latin America, in particular the figure of Oscar Romero. His findings are included in the anthology Oscar Romero: Un vescovo centroamericano tra guerra fredda e rivoluzione [Oscar Romero: A Central American Bishop between Cold War and Revolution] (Milan, Cinisello Balsamo, 2002) and in an initial scholarly biographical volume entitled Primero Dios: Vita di Oscar Romero [God First: The Life of Oscar Romero] (Milan, Cinisello Balsamo, 2005), after which he was invited to collaborate as an expert on the process for the canonization of the bishop and martyr. The present biography of Romero is therefore the result of many years of study.

Titles with Pauline: 
Oscar Romero: Prophet of Hope

Sr. Mary Martha Moss

Sr. Mary Martha Moss, FSP spent her childhood years in Louisiana riding horses and reading books, her two great passions. Confirmation classes opened up for her the reality of a relationship with Jesus as well as the joy and strength that comes from prayer. Since joining the Daughters of St. Paul in 1977 she has discovered how infinitely rich God is in mercy and how beautiful it is to serve him. She has shared life and faith with others through the Pauline mission of evangelization through service in and management of Pauline Books & Media Centers in New York, California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts; faith and media workshops; vocation retreats and presentations; faith formation for young adults; and writing for children. Sr. Martha, who has a master’s degree in Religious Education from Boston College, currently serves as Director of Marketing and Sales for Pauline Books & Media. 

Titles with Pauline:
My Baptism Remembrance Book