Publisher of Pflaum Publishing Group
At Bayard, David manages all catechetical products for children and youth for the company, including the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies, sacramental preparation programs, and the Good News student planners.
Project Editor of Pflaum Publishing Group
For the past 25 years, Joan has worked in Catholic publishing—helping create the Catholic Update Video series (Franciscan Media), producing audiobooks (Franciscan Media), and editing several print publications. She served as editor of Every Day Catholic (Franciscan Media), Catholic Update (Franciscan Media, Liguori Publications), and the new edition of Journey of Faith for adults (Liguori Publications).
Joan feels privileged to bring her skills and passion to the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies. She works primarily on Seeds, Promise, and Good News. She is married to Jon and has a young adult daughter, Claire. She makes her home in southeastern Indiana, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Bilingual Editor of Pflaum Publishing Group
Erika collaborates with different divisions of Bayard, Inc. She works on the bilingual materials of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies. She lives in the Cleveland area with her husband, Tomás, and their two children, Tomás and Sofía.
In 2008, two of John’s liturgical compositions, Come O Holy Spirit and Lord By Your Cross were included in the official World Youth Day liturgies in Sydney, Australia. John regularly works with children, parents and educators in school/ parish communities and educational institutions promoting catechesis and celebration through song, movement, meditative prayer and story. He is a sought after speaker, workshop leader and internationally published author in the area of music and catechesis.
Over the last fifteen years John has been a regular presenter at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress and the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) Convention in the United States. Each year John visits more than one hundred Catholic communities in North America, England and Australia celebrating our Catholic Faith through the gift of song.
John is the National Music Consultant for Bayard, Inc. in North America and the Education Officer: Liturgy/ Music for Sydney Catholic Schools in Australia.