Katherine Bogner is a Catholic school teacher from Central Illinois who is passionate about equipping parents, catechists, and teachers to share the beauty and truth of Christ and His Church with children. She is the author of Through the Year with Jesus and Through the Year with Mary. Visit her website, LookToHimAndBeRadiant.com, for free lesson plans, printables, and other resources for teaching the faith.
Shari Van Vranken is a graphic designer and illustrator with over thirty years of experience. The creative force behind CatholicPaperGoods.com, Shari has illustrated and shared the stories of over three hundred saints. She homesteads and homeschools in rural East Texas with her husband and teenage son.
Praise for All About Advent and Christmas
“All About Advent is all about the wonder, mystery, and joy of the gift of Jesus. All About Adventinvites children and families on an adventurous ride through salvation history. As they go along the way, encountering the sights and wonders revealed in beautiful illustrations and clear, thorough catechesis, they will come to know deeply the story of God’s own love for each one of us."
- Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN
Licensed Child and Adolescent Counselor
“Catechetically rich and visually stunning, All About Advent and Christmas is just delightful! What a blessing to have such a thorough resource to use as a family during our favorite liturgical season, allowing us to dive even deeper into the meaning and traditions of these holy seasons."
Bestselling Catholic Children’s Author, Creator of FirstFaithTreasury.com
“Take a deep dive into Advent with this all-encompassing guide. Katie breaks down topics in a way that is organized and simple for minds young and old to understand. This book will help prepare your heart for Christmas and should be a staple for every Catholic home. The stunning visuals are an added treat. Just lovely!”
Artist and Founder of Just Love Prints
“With her trademark blend of deep insight and reverent wonder, Katie Bogner joyfully illuminates the path to the manger of Scripture and the manger of our hearts as we await the coming of the Light of the World.”
-Maura Roan McKeegan
Author of the Old and New series and Julia Greeley, Secret Angel to the Poor
“All About Advent is small but mighty! Filled with vibrant illustrations and engaging explanations, this book will help converts and cradle Catholics alike better understand, appreciate, and more fully engage in the season of Advent."