July 26-28, 2019
Mary Jo Smith, Track Coordinator, received a master of theological studies from the University of Dallas Institute of Religious and Pastoral Studies. As a member of the faculty of the St. John Bosco Conference, she coordinates the catechists’ certification track. Mary Jo is also a marketing representative for Ignatius Press. She co-authored the pre-school, kindergarten, and first grade curricula of the Image of God textbook series and was general editor of the series. For many years, she hosted a national cable TV series for children on EWTN. For 25 years, Mary Jo was director of the pre-school/kindergarten religious education program for St. Raphael Parish in Crystal, Minnesota. Currently, she is the RCIA coordinator for that parish.