Marc Cardaronella


Marc Cardaronella is director of the Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated from Franciscan University with a master’s degree in theology and catechetics and served for 12 years as a parish director of religious education. Marc is the author of Keep Your Kids Catholic: Sharing Your Faith and Making It Stick from Ave Maria Press. His articles have appeared in CATECHIST, The Catechetical Review, and numerous websites including Amazing Catechist,, The Big Pulpit, and National Catholic Register. Marc writes about evangelization, catechesis, and forming kids within the family on his personal blog,