About the Author
Michael Collins was born in Dublin. After studies at Holy Cross College, Clonliffe and University College Dublin, he was ordained in 1985. Michael worked in a number of Dublin parishes and persued postgraduate studies at the Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology in Rome. He is currently teaching in Rome. He is the author of The Story of Christianity (Dorling Kindersley, 1999) and The Fisherman's Net (Paulist Press, 2005).