Camille D’Arienzo, RSM, is a writer, public speaker, community development liaison and member of the Mid-Atlantic Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She has been interviewing members of the Catholic church about how their faith has affected them for her column in NCR since 2011. Her experience with New York media includes more than 40 years as a religion commentator for 1010 WINS radio. D’Arienzo is the author and narrator of the Stories of Forgiveness audiobook, which can be obtained from Now You Know Media. She is a past president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. In 1993 she founded and since continues to head The Cherish Life Circle, which opposes the capital punishment and offers an annual service for families of murder victims. She won first place in the Catholic Press Association 2013 awards for best essay in religious order magazines for "Called, and called again" in the VISION Catholic Religious Vocation Discernment Guide (Chicago, Ill.).

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