About the author
Fr. Gary C. Caster is a priest of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, ordained in 1992, who has worked as a high school chaplain and religion teacher and director of Campus Ministries at Bradley University, Eureka College, Illinois State University, and Illinois Wesleyan University. He worked with the Office of Family Life to develop a program of marriage preparation, and taught Church history and ecclesiology to men in formation for the permanent diaconate. Fr. Caster has written and produced shows for EWTN. Presently he is the Catholic chaplain at Williams College in Massachusetts and continues to lead retreats and parish missions. He has contributed articles to various publications including Magnificat, Praying with St. Paul, and the soon-to-be-released, Praying with St. Luke. He also wrote Mary, In Her Own Words: The Mother of God in Scripture and The Little Way of Lent: Meditations in the Spirit of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.