Victoria Shepp has done significant study in the integration of art, music, literature, folklore, religion, and history as it pertains to human thought and relations. Growing up in southern California, Vikki experienced and learned to appreciate many cultures. She was introduced to the arts at an early age and has been an avid reader of folktales all her life. Holding a master of art degree in the humanities from California State University, Vikki has merged her love for the arts with her work in youth ministry and catechesis. She has produced a number of creative catechetical sessions and has contributed to The Catholic Youth Bible®, Revised and Breakthrough! The Bible for Young Catholics, both published by Saint Mary's Press. Vikki has also made a significant contribution to the Prayer Animated series produced by Ministry Training Source.