Sr. Kieran Sawyer, SSND
Sister Kieran is nationally known for her creative work in youth ministry and adolescent catechesis. She has taught religion at all levels of grade and high school, in Catholic schools and in Religious Education Programs, and has presented numerous workshops and programs for religion teachers, catechists, and youth ministers across the country. She is now the Director Emeritus of the TYME OUT Youth Center in Stone Bank, Wisconsin, a youth retreat center which she founded in 1980. Sister Kieran's publications include Learning about L.I.F.E: Love, Infatuation, Friendship, and Exploitation; Sex and the Teenager: Choices and Decisions; The Faith Difference; Faith Facts for Young Catholics; More Faith Facts for Young Catholics; Time Out: Resources for Teen Retreats; and Confirming Faith: a Confirmation Preparation Program for High School Teens. Her catechetical and youth ministry materials are published by Ave Maria Press, the Center for Ministry Development, and Econographics. Sister Kieran is a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.