Who writes Creative Solutions?
Julie Dienno-Demarest is an author, educator, and Catholic theologian whose hobbies include crafting, organization, and problem solving. Julie blogs about her ideas, money-saving tips, crafts, and strategies for eating gluten and dairy free at Creative Solutions.
Professionally, Julie offers reflections on life and faith on her blog “On the Journey” at www.diennodemarest.com. Originally a high school teacher, Julie spent five years as a contributing editor and primary author for Our Sunday Visitor Curriculum Division’s High School Textbook Series. As Julie’s volunteer ministry has shifted to teaching adult and family catechesis, she wrote Continuing the Journey: Cultivating Lived Faith (2014) for adults who are looking to learn, reflect, and grow in their faith. She lectures regularly and is an active participant in retreat ministry. Julie’s first book, Living the Vision: A Pastoral Guide to Service Learning in Catholic High Schools (2008) is a professional resource for developing service learning programs in Catholic high schools.
Julie lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and two boys.