Kathryn James Hermes, FSP, is the author of Surviving Depression, Making Peace with Yourself, and St. Joseph: Help in Life’s Emergencies. A member of the Daughters of St. Paul, she has an M.T.S. from Weston Jesuit School of Theology and an advanced certificate in Scripture. Besides her work for the Pauline Books & Media Centers and in digital publishing, she is a spiritual companion and gives numerous presentations throughout the country. She lives in Massachusetts.