Sr. Maria Grace Dateno is a Daughter of St. Paul, and is currently an acquisitions editor at Pauline Books & Media, working with adult titles in the areas of faith formation, theology of the body, spirituality, personal growth, and lives of saints. She is also part of the acquisitions team for children’s titles.
Sr. Maria Grace has an M.A. in theology from The Catholic University of America. She has served as the manager of the Pauline Books & Media Center in Alexandria, Virginia, and in several Pauline Books & Media Centers around the country.
Originally from northern Virginia, Sr. Maria Grace has five siblings and and 24 nieces and nephews, who inspire her writing. She is the author of the six-book Gospel Time Trekkers series, which are time-travel adventures for ages six to nine. She also writes catechetical books for children, including The Mass Explained for Kids (co-author) and I Pray the Stations of the Cross.