Dan Pierson & Susan Stark– Dan has served as a catechist, teacher, parish director of religious education and diocesan director of religious education for Grand Rapids for seventeen years. In addition to Reflections from Pope Francis: An Invitation to Journaling, Prayer and Action, he is co-author of What Do I Do Now? A Guide for the Reluctant Catechist. Dan is also founder of http://www.eCatechist.com andhttp://www.faithAlivebooks.com.
Susan Stark has spent over 30 years working in various ministry settings at the parish, diocesan, and national levels. She has authored resources for children, youth, young adults, parents, and families. Most recently, as an independent contractor, she has been involved in the creative development writing and editing of print and web based educational curriculum and marketing resources for major Catholic religious- education publishing companies.