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What is Living with Christ?

Living with Christ is created and produced by Bayard, Inc., New London, CT. Sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption.
Provincial: Fr. José Miguel Diaz Ayllón, A.A.

Dan Connors, editor
For over 35 years, award-winning author Dan Connors has committed himself to the ministry of Catholic publishing. After serving as managing editor of Emmanuel and Pastoral Music magazines, he collaborated in founding Pastoral Press and the journal Liturgical Ministry.

Dan has been with Twenty-Third Publications/Bayard since 1988, where he has served as editor of Today’s Parish, Exploring the Sunday Readings, and This Sunday’s Scripture, managing editor of The World of the Bible and God’s Word Today, and editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest. Currently Dan is editor-in-chief of Living with Christ and editorial director of Twenty-Third Publications.

Dan is the author of A Prayerbook for Eucharistic Adoration, Home Blessings: Honoring God's Presence in every Room, and 12 Reasons to be Glad You're Catholic. He is a member of St. Mary, Star of the Sea parish in New London, Connecticut.
Email: Editor-LWC@bayard-inc.com

Janina Shook Silvestri, managing editor
Janina joined the editorial team at Bayard, Inc. in 2010. She received her bachelor's degree in music history from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and her master's degree in history from the University of Connecticut. Her graduate work focused on medieval and Renaissance religion and spirituality.
Email: janina.silvestri@bayard-inc.com

Sr. Margaret Palliser, OP, contributing editor
Sr. Margaret is a Dominican Sister of Sparkill, New York. She earned a doctorate in spirituality from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and a master’s degree in music from Boston University. Sr. Margaret brings a rich and diverse background in ministry to Living with Christ.
Email: margaret.palliser@bayard-inc.com

Fr. Richard Lamoureux, AA, associate publisher
Fr. Richard served as superior general of the Augustinians of the Assumption from 1999 to 2011, and he is currently the master of novices and director of formation for the North American province.
Email: fr.richard@bayard-inc.com

Jeff McCall, art director
Jeff is the art director of Living with Christ and RTJ’s Creative Catechist, and he has been with Bayard, Inc. since 1988.
Email: jeff.mccall@bayard-inc.com

Paul Bourque, director of operations
Paul joined Bayard in 2005 and has 15 years experience in prepress, printing, and publishing.
Email: paul.bourque@bayard-inc.com

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