Columnist Bios.

Anastasia (Anya) E. -4 posts

Age: 14 Grade: 9 Hobbies: writing letters, playing basketball, spending time in Eucharistic Adoration, doing artwork, shopping Patron/Favorite saints: Saint Agnes, Saint Barbara, Saint Christopher, and Saint Padre Pio Favorite school subject: math

Angelina S. -6 posts

Age: 16 Grade: 10 Hobbies: I love to decorate pysanka eggs and sing. (Hopefully I can start selling my decorated eggs online for fun and maybe start voice lessons soon.) Patron/Favorite saints: My patron saint is St. Bernadette; other favorite saints include St. John Vianney, St. Teresa Benedicta, St. Mary of Egypt, St. Theresa of Avila, St. Anthony Mary Claret, and especially St. Padre Pio. Favorite school subject: Latin Other: I love cold weather, hanging out with friends, and our Blessed Mother Mary… I hate Algebra, but I love learning languages. I am 3rd down in a family of six.

Augustin L. -7 posts

Age: 9 Grade: 4 Hobbies: playing the piano and playing my synthesizer, playing pool, and playing laser tag Patron/Favorite saint: Saint Augustine Favorite school subjects: all of them Other: I love fedora hats. I am wearing one in my picture.

Bernadette T.

Age: 11 Grade: 6 Hobbies: Cooking, Baking, and Guitar Patron/Favorite saints: My Birth Patron is St. Bernadette of Soubirous and I Like John Bosco and Dominic Savio. Favorite school subjects: Geography and Grammar Other: I am Number 6 in a family of 9 Children, 5 Boys and 4 Girls.

Benjamin LaFosse -1 post

Age: 7 Grade: 1 Hobbies: eating noodles Patron/Favorite saint: Saint Joseph Favorite school subjects: writing Other: I love fedora hats and noodles.

Cecilia S. -10 posts

Age: 12 Grade: 6 Hobbies: I love ballet dancing, drawing, roller skating, and playing piano. Patron/Favorite saints: My patron saint is Saint Agnes; other favorite saints include Saint Maria Goretti, Saint Lucy, and Saint Francis of Assisi Favorite school subjects: grammar, religion, and reading Other: I have a pet rabbit named Darlin. I love horses and horseback riding. I don’t like science!

Clair S. -4 posts

Age: 18 Grade: 12 Hobbies: creative writing, drawing, oil/watercolor painting, playing piano, fencing, woodworking, dog training, hiking Patron/Favorite saints: St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, St. Padre Pio, St. Maria Goretti, St. Damien of Molokai, St. Therese the Little Flower Favorite school subjects: Theology, German, Art and English Other: I love prayer and spending time with Jesus in Church, I enjoy spending time with friends, I like animals and nature, and I want to be a moral author for youth and illustrate my own books

Dimitrius E. -3 posts

Age: 16 Grade: 11 Hobbies: My hobbies include reading, listening to Catholic CDs, watching movies, target practice (bow and gun), serving Mass, and playing guitar. Patron/Favorite saints: I have many favorite saints but I have a huge devotion to Our Most Blessed Mother. I also pray to Saint Isadore and Saint Michael often. Favorite Subjects: My all-time favorite subject in school is history, but I also love math. Other: I am the oldest of nine children. I am very involved with the youth group at my parish. I like spending time working on my jeep and plan to paint it as a pro-life jeep.