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Chelsea Zimmerman, Editor-in-Chief, and Editor for the Life Issues and Bioethics category, is a former board member of Missouri Right to Life. Chelsea is also a managing editor for Ignitum Today and Catholic Stand. She often writes and speaks about life issues and Catholic spirituality and has been featured on EWTN’s Life on the Rock. Last year she started the pro-life video series BioTalk. Her blog is Reflections of a Paralytic.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, Senior Editor, has a Master’s Degree in Applied Theology and is the author of Letters to Mary from a Young Mother. A longtime columnist with CatholicMom.com, she also blogs at Spiritual Woman Thoughts.
Stacy Trasancos, Senior Editor, is a scientist turned homemaker and mother of seven children. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Theology at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She is also a Chief Editor at Ignitum Today and Catholic Stand, and writes about theology, science, and mountain life at her website StacyTrasancos.com.
Philip Jude Primeau, Associate Editor for the Learn and Live the Faith category, lives in Rhode Island with his wonderful wife Becca and their plump cat Dickens. He works as a program coordinator at a local university and enjoys reading, writing, and walking-while-pondering. He is a grateful revert to the Catholic Church. Philip’s essays can also be found at A Heart of Flesh. This joyful song he hopes to cry in this world and the next: “Glory to God for all things, Father and Son and Holy Spirit!”
Michele Marie, Associate Editor for the Poetry category, is a freelance writer and married mother of five. She began writing poetry while serving in the military, in Germany, in the 1980′s. You can read more of her poems on her new blog where she also writes about writing and life in general.
Bob Struble, Associate Editor for the Politics category, he also helps with our “saint of the day” feature. In the Bremerton WA council of the Knights of Columbus, he has long served as Lecturer. Also, Bob is a retired history teacher, and a writer of books, articles and poems.
E. L. Core, Associate Editor for the Politics category, joined the Catholic Church at age 17, having been raised a Methodist. With a B.S. in Math & Computer Science, he has been on the Internet since 1995, and from 2002 through 2009 published “The Blog from the Core“. A lifelong bibliophile, he enjoys poetry, theology, history, biography, and psychology.
Amanda Mortus, Associate Editor for The Catholic Family, is a woman after the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus. Amanda is also a Colorado native, who graduated from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina in 2009 with a B.A. in Theology, as well as minors in Psychology and Philosophy. Amanda is a youth minister and author of Worthy, available now on Amazon, Kindle, and CreateSpace. Signed copies can be ordered here. She is also an Associate Editor at Catholic Lane. Her blog can be found at worthy of Agape.
Jason Hall, Associate Editor for the Agrarianism & Distributism category, is an attorney and Catholic convert. After spending some time working in the political world followed by a brief sojourn in seminary, he apparently discovered the value of moderation and now works as a lobbyist for Kentucky’s Catholic bishops. In his spare time, he likes to read great books, analyze political and social trends, and cheer on his beloved Cincinnati Reds.
Amy Bonaccorso, Associate Editor for the Business and Work section, is a life coach and award-winning author of How to Get to ‘I Do’ – A Dating Guide for Catholic Women. She regularly appears on Catholic media outlets and led a successful decade-long career in the federal government as a communications professional before leaving to have her son. You can read more about her at www.amybonaccorso.com.
Mariella Hunt, Associate Editor for Book and Movie Reviews, is an aspiring author and avid blogger. When she was baptized at age eleven, her life became rich with adventure and the Holy Spirit. Jesus is her Prince Charming and the Catholic Church her home. She can often be found sipping coffee, or with her nose in a book. Other fond pastimes are daydreaming and blogging at her website. She hopes for publication soon.
Jann FritzHuspen has been a Secular Franciscan for twenty-five years. She home educated her four children who are now adults, and has one granddaughter. She has a bachelors of science in Landscape Architecture and a Masters degree in Speech Communication.
Katherine Andes, SEO consultant, is a writer specializing in custom content for websites and co-author of Friendly Defenders apologetic flashcards. Ramp up your business’ online impact with her weekly Easy Web Tips.
- Mary Biever, social media consultant, is a computer coach and speaker who blogs about computers, technology, social media, and how they impact family and faith. Read Mary’s tips on how to evangelize using social media.
Greg Schlueter is an award-winning movie producer, writer, speaker and movement leader. His recent movie, Heart Speaks to Heart from Heaven: The Newman Miracle Story, was first showcased on EWTN and CatholicTV, and appears as a grand opening feature on the front page of CatholicLane. The Newman miracle continues for Greg and his wife, stepping out in faith to lead Catholic families to image the Holy Trinity. Find out more and learn how you can support Greg’s apostolate at ImageTrinity.com. More multi-media collaborations between Greg and CatholicLane are to come.
Heidi Bratton, a columnist, author, and speaker specializing in Catholic family life supplies Catholic Lane with articles and fresh, photographic images. Trained as a photojournalist Heidi uses her own, award-winning photography to illustrate her Celebrate series of children’s board books and her devotional books for Christian parents. She also maintains her own portrait and stock photography business specializing in children and families, outdoor seasonal images, animals, and church architecture. Heidi can be reached through her website at www.heidibratton.com.
Patti Armstrong has published hundreds of newspaper, magazine and website articles and authored 9 books. Mark Armstrong worked as an award-winning broadcast journalist for 30 years before taking a job in state government. He co-authored “Amazing Grace for Fathers” and gives talks on “Our Lady of Guadalupe” and “The Shroud of Turin”. Patti and Mark review movies, interview notable people, and report on newsworthy conferences of interest to Catholics.