Our Staff

Living with Christ is created and produced by Bayard, Inc., New London, CT. Sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption.

Provincial: Fr. Dennis Gallagher, AA


Janina Shook Silvestri, 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. She is also the editor of Exploring the Sunday Readings (and the Spanish edition, Para Meditar), the Living with Christ Sunday Missal, and the Living with Christ Sunday Missal for Young Catholics.
Email: janina.silvestri@bayard-inc.com



Joseph Sinasac, publisher
Joseph Sinasac has been in publishing and communications for more than 35 years. For Bayard, he is also publisher of Exploring the Sunday Readings and Publishing Director of Novalis Publishing, Canada’s premier religious publisher. Before joining the Bayard team, he spent almost 14 years as publisher and editor of The Catholic Register newspaper and 15 years in daily newspapers. An author, writer, editor and communicator, he has covered many major international Catholic events and has been sought out by secular media in both countries as an expert commentator on all matters relating to the Catholic Church. He holds a Master of Arts degree in history.
Email:  joseph.sinasac@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