By Amanda Hupka
Amanda Hupka was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She received her certificate of Biblical Studies from the Denver Catholic Biblical School and graduated from the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO with a Master of Sacred Scripture. She was a librarian in Denver Catholic Schools and has been involved in numerous parish ministries, including RCIA and religious education Sacrament preparation. She currently facilitates a Catholic contemporary issues discussion group and teaches Scripture and Church history studies at her parish. Amanda lives in Morrison, CO with her husband, Jason, and their five children. She enjoys writing, cycling, and hiking, and is passionate about the relationship between the Catholic Church and modern culture.