Course Facilitator Details

Ms. Maureen A Pratt

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Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

I am a Catholic author, speaker, and vocalist who lives with multiple, often-disabling health conditions, including lupus, cardiovascular disease, asthma, vasculitis, and autoimmune polysensory neuropathy. My area of focus an expertise is faith/disability/prayer and living positively and purposefully with significant health challenges. I hold degrees from Georgetown University and UCLA, write a syndicated column for Catholic News Service ( and have written eight books, including Salt and Light: Church, Disability, and the Blessing of Welcome for All (23rd Publications/Bayard); Peace in the Storm: Meditations on Chronic Pain and Illness (Image/Penguin Random House), and Don't Panic! How to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough (Franciscan Media). I live in Southern California.