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Kimberly B. Schuler

Kimberly B. Schuler, LPC, NCC, is a certified school counselor. She has worked at the elementary school level in Catholic schools in the Philadelphia area for more than 10 years. Kimberly holds a BS in Elementary Education from Saint Joseph’s University and a MS in Counseling Psychology from Holy Family University.   

Titles with Pauline: 
I Will Remember You: My Catholic Guide to Grief




Fr. Myles N. Sheehan, SJ

Fr. Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD was named Provincial of the New England Province of Jesuits on July 31, 2009. Fr. Sheehan joined the New England Province of Jesuits on August 25, 1985, made his novitiate at St. Andrew House in Boston, MA, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 18, 1994. On April 22, 2005, he professed solemn vows in the Society of Jesus. Prior to becoming Provincial, Dr. Sheehan's work at Loyola University included administrative, teaching, and curricular development work in his role as Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Ralph P. Leischner, Jr., MD Institute for Medical Education. He had a practice in geriatric medicine along with his work in end of life care and improving palliative care, especially in Catholic healthcare. Fr. Sheehan was named one of Chicago's Top Doctors yearly from 2002-2010.

Titles with Pauline: 
On the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering: Anniversary Edition



Sherry Weaver Smith

Sherry Weaver Smith became Catholic after working alongside Salesian Sisters who were dedicated to helping homeless and working children in Manila, the Philippines. Married to Michael, Sherry wrote her first poems and children's fiction for her daughter, Laura. Her haiku collection, Land Shapes, has been published by Richer Resources Publications. Sherry has also worked in various product management and grant-writing positions for healthcare companies and nonprofit organizations. She received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University in math and East Asian studies, and a master’s in politics from the University of Oxford, England. The Wolf and the Shield is Sherry’s first adventure with Pauline Kids.


Title with Pauline:

The Wolf and the Shield



Richard Spinello
Dr. Richard Spinello is an associate research professor at Boston College where he teaches ethics courses and conducts an annual seminar on the thought of Saint John Paul II. He is also a member of the adjunct faculty at St. John’s Seminary in Boston. He received his Ph.D in philosophy from Fordham University. Dr. Spinello's interest in Pope John Paul II began with the reading of the 1993 encyclical Veritatis Splendor (The Splendor of Truth). This document inspired him to explore the earlier writings of Karol Wojtyla, including Love and Responsibility. Dr. Spinello is the author of The Genius of John Paul II: The Great Pope’s Moral Wisdom, and The Encyclicals of John Paul II: An Introduction and Commentary, along with numerous other books and articles on ethical theory and applied ethics. 


Titles with Pauline:
Understanding Love and Responsibility




Chris Stepien

Chris Stepien is a six-time Emmy-award winning TV producer/director and a veteran of three decades of story telling that includes children's TV specials, news-making documentaries, as well as celebrity and sports features. Along with Father Joseph Marquis, Chris co-wrote the script for Pauline Books & Media’s DVD: Saint to Santa: How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus. He is also the author of a biblical novel about twelve-year-old Jesus, Three Days: The Search for the Boy Messiah. (Stepien Creative Services, Inc., 2013)

Titles with Pauline:
Saint to Santa: How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus





Dianne Traflet
Dianne Marie Traflet, J.D., S.T.D., is Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology (ICSST) at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. The founder and co-director of the Seminary’s Institute for Christian Spirituality, Dr. Traflet received her BA from Montclair State University and her JD from Seton Hall University School of Law. She practiced law for four years while earning her MA in Catholic Theology and Pastoral Ministry from the Institute for Advanced Studies of Catholic Doctrine at St. John's University in New York. She then studied at St. Thomas Aquinas University (the Angelicum), Rome, where she earned a licentiate and a doctorate in Sacred Theology, focusing on the life and work of St. Edith Stein.  Dr. Traflet has given numerous presentations, retreats, and days of recollection here in the United States, as well as England, Ireland, Canada and Italy, emphasizing the spirituality of Edith Stein, as well as related topics in spiritual theology.


Titles with Pauline:
Saint Edith Stein: A Spiritual Portrait




Sr. Marianne Lorraine Trouvè
Since 1976, Marianne Lorraine Trouvé, FSP, has been a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, an international congregation of women religious. She has an M.A. in theology from the University of Dayton. Since 1994 she has served on the editorial staff of Pauline Books & Media publishing house in Boston, Massachusetts.

Titles with Pauline:
Saint Thomas Aquinas: Missionary of Truth
The Rosary with Pope Francis
Consecrated Life Anniversary Edition
Mary: Help in Hard Times
Be Not Afraid: Wisdom from John Paul II
Saint Catherine Labouré and Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Saint Clare of Assisi
Angels: Help from on High
A Scriptural Rosary
Praying the Rosary for Priests

Pray the Rosary: A Walk with Jesus and Mary

Pray the Rosary: A Walk with Jesus and Mary, Large Print


Miriam Van Scott

Miriam Van Scott is the author of Candy Canes in Bethlehem, Encyclopedia of Heaven, Encyclopedia of Hell, Song of Old: An Advent Calendar for the Spirit and Shakespeare Goes Pop. Her editorial credits also include screenwriting for The History Channel, The Learning Channel, Sci-Fi and ABC’s 20/20, and articles for Good Housekeeping, Ebyline and Liguorian. She currently lives in Manassas, VA with her husband and three children, where she is a regular contributor to various publications including the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.

Titles with Pauline:
Candy Canes in Bethlehem



Dr. Gerard M. Verschuuren

Dr. Gerard M. Verschuuren is a human geneticist who also received a doctorate in the philosophy of science. He studied and worked at universities in Europe and the United States. Recently, he has been teaching scientists how to use computer programs for data analysis and data storage. He has written numerous books, articles, and biology textbooks in Dutch, and he is also the author of Investigating the Life Sciences (1986, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK), and Life Scientists – Their Convictions, Their Activities, and Their Values (1995, Genesis Publishing Company, North Andover, MA), plus From VBA to VSTO as well as Excel for Scientists (2007, Holy Macro! Books, Uniontown, OH). Since he is a former Jesuit and a practicing Catholic, he felt the calling to write about his old passion, the relationship between science and religion, evolution and creation—seen from a Catholic viewpoint.

Titles with Pauline:
God and Evolution? Science Meets Faith


Leslea Wahl
Leslea Wahl lives in beautiful Colorado with her husband and three children. Their own life of adventure includes traveling, skiing and scuba diving. Leslea strives to write fiction that will inspire readers to use their own talents and gifts to glorify God.


Titles with Pauline:
The Perfect Blindside






Alexis Walkenstein is an Emmy award-winning journalist turned public relations professional working to evangelize the culture with positive media. With over 20 years of media experience in major markets such as Washington D.C., New York, and Atlanta, Alexis’ career began in Boston. She went on to serve the Diocese of Palm Beach as director of communications and chief spokesperson, a position she held for five years. Alexis currently resides in Los Angeles and serves as the host of Mary’s Touch radio. She speaks on topics of faith and culture around the U.S.

Titles with Pauline:
Fulton J. Sheen

Sr. Susan Helen Wallace, FSP

Sister Susan Helen Wallace, FSP, (1940-2013) held a B.A. in Catechetics from Notre Dame College in Cleveland, Ohio; an M.A. in Catholic Doctrine from St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y.; and an M.S. in journalism from Boston University. She wrote several children’s biographies, which are part of the Encounter the Saints series. She also wrote a number of books for adults, including Basic Catechism, which she co-authored with Sr. Mary Lea Hill, FSP. Sr. Susan Helen was a part of the staff at the Pauline Books & Media Center in Dedham, Massachusetts.

Titles with Pauline:
Basic Catechism: FAQs about the Catholic Faith
Little Book of Saints, Volume 3
Little Book of Saints, Volume 4
Little Book of Saints, Volume 5
Little Book of Saints, Volume 6
My First Book of Saints
Saint Bakhita of Sudan: Forever Free
Saint Faustina Kowalska: Messenger of Mercy
Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life
Saint Joan of Arc: God's Soldier
Saint John Paul II: Be Not Afraid
Saint Katharine Drexel: The Total Gift
Saint Teresa of Avila: Joyful in the Lord
Saint Thomas More: Courage, Conscience, and the King
Saints for Young Readers Every Day, Volume 1
Saints for Young Readers Every Day, Volume 2

Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

A wife and mother of eight, Jaymie Stuart Wolfe is a senior editor at Ave Maria Press. Her biweekly column has appeared in Boston’s archdiocesan newspaper, The Pilot, since 1995. Since her conversion to the Catholic faith in 1983, Jaymie has directed parish adult faith formation, children’s sacramental preparation, and liturgical music ministry. Jaymie combines teaching with original inspirational music under Loaves and Fishes Ministry. She frequently speaks to groups on living and sharing the faith, family life, and answering God’s call to holiness and mercy. Devoted to the spirituality of Saint Francis de Sales, Jaymie is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Master of Arts in Ministry degree from St. John’s Seminary, Boston.

Katrina J. Zeno

Katrina J. Zeno is co-founder of Women of the Third Millennium and the founding coordinator of the John Paul II Resource Center for the Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona. A popular retreat speaker, she is the author of The Body Reveals God: A Guided Study of Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body and When Life Doesn't Go Your Way. Katrina is an avid hiker, Argentine tango enthusiast, and the blessed mother of a young-adult son, Michael. 

Titles with Pauline:
Discovering the Feminine Genius: Every Woman's Journey