About the Author
Mary DeTurris Poust
is an author, columnist, and blogger who has focused on Catholic issues for more than 25 years. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Catholic Catechism
, as well as Parenting a Grieving Child
, and the upcoming Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship
. She blogs regularly at OSV Daily Take and at her own blog, Not Strictly Spiritual. Her monthly column, "Life Lines," has been published in Catholic New York
since 2001, and her articles have appeared in dozens of national and regional publications.