About Amy Welborn

Amy Welborn

Amy Welborn is the author of over twenty books on Catholic spirituality, apologetics and history. She holds a BA in history from the University of Tennessee and an MA in Church History from Vanderbilt University.

Over the years, she has written regular columns for The Florida Catholic, The East Tennessee Catholic, Our Sunday Visitor and Catholic News Service. Her articles have been published in The New York Times, National Review, Liguorian, Catholic Digest and many other periodicals.

Her books include the Prove It! series of apologetics for young people, published by Our Sunday Visitor: Prove It: God; Prove It: Church; Prove It: Jesus; Prove It: Prayer and Prove It: You. She is the author of four titles in the Loyola Press Loyola Kids series: The Loyola Kids Book of Saints, The Loyola Kids Book of Heroes, The Loyola Kids Book of Bible Storiesa nd The Loyola Kids Book of Signs and Symbols. Also for Loyola Press are the 365-day devotional The Catholic Woman's Book of Days and The Words We Pray: Discovering the Richness of Traditional Catholic Prayer as well as two Bible studies: Matthew 26-28: Jesus' Life-Giving Death and Parables: Stories of the Kingdom. For Word Among Us press, Amy wrote two books: Mary and the Christian Life and Come Meet Jesus: An Invitation from Pope Benedict XVI.

With her friend and collaborator, artist Ann Engelhart, Amy has written four picture books for children. From Ignatius Press: Friendship with Jesus and Be Saints! Franciscan Media published the Christmas book Bambinelli Sunday and Adventure in Assisi.

Amy has written many pamphlets and seasonal devotionals, and is a regular contributor to the quarterly Living Faith devotional. She has five children, ages 37 to 15, and lives in Birmingham, Alabama with the two youngest. She blogs at http://amywelborn.wordpress.com and her website is http://www.amywelborn.com.

You can contact me at Amy's e-mail



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