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We are very pleased to feature the work of the following columnists.
Rev. Tucker Cordani, Father Tucker Cordani was ordained to the priesthood in 2011. He holds an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fire Arts and an MDiv from Blessed John XXIII National Seminary. He has written for Our Sunday Visitor, the National Catholic Register, and Columbia Magazine.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio, Marcellino D’Ambrosio (aka “Dr. Italy”) writes from Texas. For his resources or info on his pilgrimages to Rome and the Holy Land, visit www.crossroadsinitiative.com or call 1.800.803.0118.
Mike Eisenbath, Mike Eisenbath has been married to Donna for 30 years; they have four adult children and two grandsons. He was an award-winning sportswriter for 23 years, including 18 at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch with duties that included covering the St. Louis Cardinals and Major League Baseball. Severe depression forced him out of that career. He continues to write, with a monthly column in the St. Louis Review and his www.eisenbath.com website featuring reflections on topics such as his Catholic faith and mental illness. Mike is a frequent speaker and radio guest involving those subjects. Among his three books is Hence My Eyes Are Turned Toward You: Confronting Depression With Faith and the Prayer of Jehoshaphat.
Jake Frost, Jake is the author of Catholic Dad, (Mostly) Funny Stories of Faith, Family and Fatherhood to Encourage and Inspire , also available as a $0.99 e-book on Amazon. He is a lawyer in hiatus, having temporarily traded depositions for diapers and court rooms for kitchens to care for his pre-school aged children. He comes from a large family in a small town of the Midwest, and lives near the Mississippi River with his wife and kids.
Allison Gingras, Catholic radio host, writer and inspirational speaker. Allison founded Reconciled To You (#RTY) ministries in 2009. Allison hosts Catholic 24/7 Wednesday evenings at 7 pm on Radio Cor Mariae. She currently offers Women’s Retreats: Forgiveness, Trust, and Joy. Columnist for Catholicmom.com and Ministry and Liturgy Magazine. Creator: Words With Jesus devotional App available for iOs and Android. Hosted Social Media Evangelization and The Gifts of the Holy Spirit on CatholicTV’s BLINK series.
Paul Kengor, Paul Kengor is professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College. He is also co-author (with Patricia Clark Doerner) of The Judge: William P. Clark, Ronald Reagan’s Top Hand (Ignatius Press, 2007).
Barbara Lishko, Barbara Lishko works full time as a Lay Catholic Marriage Minister. She and her husband Mark, an ordained Deacon, have been married for 35 years and are blessed with five young adult children, whose lives grow and expand through marriage and grandchildren.
Through the inspiration of her family, work in the Catholic Church and wacky life experiences her dream of writing was born. She is the recipient of the Diocese of Phoenix St Terese of Lisieux award. Barbara blogs at pouredmyselfoutingift.wordpress.com, or can be reached at email@example.com
Fr. Frank Pavone, Fr. Frank Pavone is the National Director of Priests for Life.
Karee Santos, Karee Santos is the co-author, together with her husband Manuel P. Santos, M.D., of a Catholic marriage advice book forthcoming from Ave Maria Press in 2016. She and her husband began teaching marriage preparation and enrichment classes in New York City in 2003. Karee has written numerous articles on marriage and family for the National Catholic Register, Faith & Family magazine, and various Catholic websites. She also founded the online Catholic marriage support community Can We Cana?.
Christina T, Cristina is a Lay Dominican novice, a working mother and wife. She blogs at Filling my Prayer Closet. You may contact her at Google+ or follow her on Pinterest and Twitter.
Kevin Tierney, Associate Editor for the Learn and Live the Faith category, also blogs at Common Sense Catholicism. You may contact him on Facebook, Google+ or follow him on Twitter @CatholicSmark.