Author Biography - Amy Welborn

Amy Welborn 

Amy Welborn

Amy Welborn is the author of Loyola Kids Book of Saints, Loyola Kids Book of Heroes, and more than twenty other books for Catholic children, ​teens, and adults. A former catechetical leader, she has a passion for inspiring children to understand their faith at a deeper level and for helping them live their faith with confidence and joy. Visit her website at​

Articles by Amy Welborn

  • Saint Teresa of Calcutta

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta lived and worked with the poor in India. Learn about her life through a brief biography and related activities and readings.

  • When Our Own Words Aren’t Enough

    How can traditional Catholic prayers help us to connect with God and to the whole Body of Christ? Find out how to pray in silence and with words.

  • Saint Bernadette Soubirous, 1844-1879

    Saint Bernadette Soubirous was young when Mary appeared to her at Lourdes. Read the inspiring story of Saint Bernadette's encounters with Mary.

Books by Amy Welborn

Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories

60 Scripture Stories Every Catholic Child Should Know

An illustrated collection of Bible stories for Catholic children, Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories is uniquely arranged according to the liturgical year.

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Loyola Kids Book of Saints

This book of saints for children tells how saints become saints and help us even today. Includes more than 60 saint stories for children, as well as a variety of illustrations.

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Loyola Kids Book of Heroes

Stories of Catholic Heroes and Saints throughout History

The exciting stories and illustrations of Catholic heroes and saints inspire children to live the Catholic virtues.

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A Catholic Woman’s Book of Days

The only book of days written and designed especially for Catholic women.

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The Words We Pray

Discovering the Richness of Traditional Catholic Prayers

A thoughtful exploration of the history and vitality of traditional Catholic prayers.

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Parables: Stories of the Kingdom

Six Weeks with the Bible: Catholic Perspectives

Jesus’ parables reveal who he is, how to follow him, and what he expects from us.

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