Carrie J. Schroeder brings 15 years of experience in Catholic secondary education to her current ministry at Mercy High School in San Francisco, where she teaches religious studies, chairs the Religious Studies Department, and serves on the campus ministry staff. She holds a BA in religious education from Catholic University of America and a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Catholic educational Leadership at the University of San Francisco. Carrie's previous Saint Mary's Press publications include The Saint Mary's Press Old Testament Companion. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, Adrian, and their dog, Russell.