Christine Ondrla is the retired Director of Religious Education at Ascension Catholic Parish in Oak Park, Illinois. Christine authored Celebrating the Lectionary for Intermediate Children published by Liturgy Training Publications. She writes the “Catholic Corner” for Children’s Bulletins published by World Library Publications. She is working with the Collegeville Institute's Seminar on the Vocation Across the Life Span, focusing on the vocation of children. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois with her husband.