About the Author
Jay Copp has worked as a reporter for THE NEW WORLD, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Chicago. He currently writes for DePaul University. His articles have appeared in U.S. CATHOLIC, ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER, CATHOLIC DIGEST, AMERICA, OUR SUNDAY VISITOR, COLUMBIA, OHIO and KIWANIS, and he is a longtime contributor to Catholic News Service. He has a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He lives in LaGrange Park, Illinois, with his wife, Laura, and two children, Kevin and Andrew.