MaryAnn Gardner is a writer, inspirational speaker, and former teacher. She has spent the past 14 years as a corporate communications professional. She is a graduate of Mount Mercy College, a certified catechist, a consecrated Marian Catechist, a member of the Catholic Writers Online and the National Marian Catechist Apostolate.

Her community involvement, which includes 17 years as a CCD teacher and teacher-trainer and 20 years as a Scout Leader, continues today as an associate volunteer at Sanctuary of Hope, an inner city/inter-faith retreat center in Kansas City, KS.

She is a wife, mother, and grandmother, married since 1970 to Robert. They are members of St Michael the Archangel in Leawood, KS, a parish in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

MaryAnn wrote the Prayers for Prodigals Series which is available from this web site.  Her latest book is titled THROUGH HER EYES And Other Meditations on the Mysteries of the Rosary. 

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Information about the presentation titled "Silent Strength".