Meet Contributing Writer – Lisa Hendey

We are pleased to announce that Catholic author and columnist Lisa Hendey has joined the growing team of contributing writers at the Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine.

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms: Nurturing Your Heart, Mind, Body and Soul (Ave Maria Press).  Lisa hosts the weekly Catholic Moments Podcast and the “Catholic Mom” television segments on KNXT-TV.  In addition to her book and internet publishing, her articles have appeared in the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Faith and Family Magazine, Canticle Magazine, Grapevine Magazine and Kids’ Ark Magazine

Lisa recently released her best-selling first book, entitled The Handbook for Catholic Moms: Nurturing Your Heart, Mind, Body and Soul with publisher Ave Maria Press.  The book encourages mothers to nurture themselves through healthy relationships, mentally, physically and employing the tools of the Catholic Church in order to better care for their families, communities, the Catholic Church and the world it is sent to serve.

Lisa M. Hendey is available to speak to your group on Catholic faith, family, new media, personal productivity and healthy living topics.  Lisa is domiciled in the Diocese of Fresno and has received authorization and permission from Bishop John T. Steinbock to speak both within and outside of the Diocese of Fresno.

Lisa, her husband Greg and their teenage sons Eric and Adam are active parishioners at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.  Lisa enjoys discussing faith and family issues with readers.

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Deacon Mike Bickerstaff Editor-In-Chief, ICL

Deacon Michael Bickerstaff is the Editor in chief and co-founder of the The Integrated Catholic Life.™ A Catholic Deacon of the Roman Rite for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Deacon Bickerstaff is assigned to St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church where he is the Director of Adult Education and Evangelization.

He is also the Founder and President of Virtue@Work, where he provides Executive and Personal Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consulting. Deacon Mike has 30+ years management consulting experience in senior executive leadership positions providing organizational planning and implementation services with a focus on human resource strategy and tax qualified retirement plan design, administration and compliance.

He is a co-founder of the successful annual Atlanta Catholic Business Conference; the Chaplain of the Atlanta Chapter of the Woodstock Theological Center’s Business Conference; and Chaplain of the St. Peter Chanel Faith at Work Business Association and co-founder and Chaplain of the Marriages Are Covenants Ministry, both of which serve as models for similar parish-based ministries.

He and his wife have two married children and three grandchildren.

NB: The views I express on this site are my own. I am not an official spokesman for either my parish or diocese.

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