Mary Annthipie Bane is a Christian in the Roman Catholic Tradition, wife, mother, teacher, author and artist. Having grown up in Highlands, New Jersey, she enjoyed a childhood of summer days spent on the beaches of Sandy Hook, swimming in the Shrewsbury River, and hiking through the Hartshorne Woods. Mary is an Early Childhood Educator and with a Master's Degree in Christian Education, she loves to teach and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ through blogging and in the writing of nonfiction and fiction books. Being recently featured on EWTN's Catholics Come Home series, she has been an encouragement in reaching out to Catholics and to those who desire to know the Lord through the teachings of the Church. Mary currently resides with her husband and three sons in Middletown Township, New Jersey.