Design Team

Steve-Botsford Creator: Steve Botsford

Steve holds a Master of Religious Education from Loyola University, New Orleans. Steve is a retired parish Youth Minister and is a Master Catechist in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, GA. He has worked for William H. Sadlier, Inc. for over 10 years as an Educational Consultant and currently represents McGraw Hill as an Executive Learning Technology Representative. Steve writes a blog called Transforming Catechesis.

“As a convert to the Catholic Church, I have always wanted to share my faith. I became captivated with how the Church Year is the matrix of all we believe, yesterday and today!”

Joyce Blum Content Consultant: Joyce Blum

Joyce holds a Master of Pastoral Studies and Youth Ministry from Loyola University, New Orleans and has been a Catholic School Teacher for 17 years. She teaches at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School in Apex, NC and is currently the Director of Religious Education and Campus Ministry. Joyce is also a Master Catechist in the Diocese of Raleigh, NC.

“As a Catholic School teacher for 17 years I recognized the need for students to have fun while learning. This project will help many learn about the Church Year in a fun way!”

Mary MacArthur
 Illustration: Mary MacArthur

Mary graduated from The University of St. Thomas, Houston and the Glassell School of Art having studied Theology, Life Drawing, English and Painting. Since then has been working freelance design and illustration. She has illustrated two books: Clare’s Costly Cookie by Julie Kelly and Life is Crumbly by Jansina Grossman. Mary has also illustrated a complete Liturgical Calendar Coloring Book.

“When Steve asked me to illustrate the FeastDay! game I was delighted and literally ‘on board!'”


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