Thomas Zanzig, a former Saint Mary's Press author, editor, and consultant, is recognized internationally as a leader in youth ministry and adolescent religious education. He worked for nearly 10 years as a parish director of religious education in Appleton, Wisconsin. He has written or served as managing editor of a variety of highly popular religious education materials for use with junior and senior high school youth: two texts used widely in Catholic high schools throughout the United States and Canada; two senior high parish religion curriculums, the Sharing Program and the Horizons Program; and a junior high parish religion curriculum, the Discovering Program.
Tom holds a master's degree in pastoral theology from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Indiana. He is a popular workshop and convention presenter throughout the United States and Canada, and has also directed conferences on youth ministry in Germany, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore.