Storyteller, author, retreat leader, beach glass hunter, Julianne Stanz is the Director of Discipleship and Leadership Development for the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin. She is passionate about parish life and living a joyful Catholic faith, and is a consultant to the USCCB Committee on Catechesis and Evangelization. Julianne has been profoundly influenced by her life growing up in Ireland. She is the author of the book “Developing Disciples of Christ” and co-author with Joe Paprocki of the book “The Catechist’s Backpack- Spiritual Essentials for the Journey” by Loyola Press and blogs monthly for the website “The Catechist’s Journey”. She is happily married to Wayne and they have three children, two sons and a daughter.