Meet the Catholic Life and Faith Team
Our team is comprised of experienced pastoral leaders who bring enthusiasm and passion to their ministry. Each has a particular area of expertise and interest, and all are dedicated to forming and supporting parish leaders.
Talk with and learn from our team members here and in diocesan or parish leadership days. You may contact the team members through email here.
Leisa Anslinger brings extensive experience in Catholic parishes and schools to her ministry as an author and speaker. She is the author of books for pastoral leaders and numerous e-Resources on catechesis and stewardship. She is a frequent presenter on evangelization, stewardship, and catechesis at national and diocesan gatherings. Leisa’s newest publications are part of the Bridges Leadership Series, with Stephanie Moore. Leisa is the Director of Catholic Life and Faith. Meet Leisa at her page on Bridge2Faith here.
Amberly Boerschinger is wife to Kevin and mother of three small, Packer-loving, mismatched-sock-wearing children, John Ross, Clara and Thomas. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Catholic Studies and creative advertising. She is based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin where she has worked in various parishes and various roles. She currently teaches for the Diocese of Green Bay and serves on the core team of the popular event "Girlfriends in God". She specializes in Catholic spirituality and women's ministry. Her most recent project, "Meals, Mass and Mystics" has met with great response and led her to publish a cookbook by the same name "Meals, Mass and Mystics: Cooking with a Catholic Twist". Amberly is a contributing author for Impact. You can find her writing and sharing on social media and on her site www.mealsandmystics.com.
Stephanie Moore brings her passion and years of leadership, facilitation and speaking experience to helping faith leaders build vibrant and engaged communities. Stephanie is the co-director of Catholic Life and Faith, and an essential partner in our Bridges Leadership Development process. Meet Stephanie and talk with her about leadership, gifts and talents at her page on Bridge2Faith here.
Martha Buelt is passionate about helping people learn abut their natural talents and how to engage in the process of strengths development in light of their Christian faith. Martha integrates her theology and ministry education and Gallup training as she facilitates talent and strengths seminars and group processes, coaches strengths-based teams, and trains and supports pastoral and lay leaders to facilitate talents and strengths ministries in their parishes and campuses. Meet Martha and learn about the ways she can support your strengths development efforts here.
Catholic Life and Faith is your center for evangelization, stewardship and servant leadership development. Our mission at Catholic Life and Faith is to form leaders to engage people as disciples of Jesus Christ. To this end, we provide in-depth and accessible formation and training for clergy, staff and parishioners, establishing a common vision and building skills among leaders toward a more engaging and evangelizing community of faith. We offer live and virtual training, contribute to professional publications, develop resources and partner with diocesan and parish leaders.
Stephanie and Leisa are founding team members of the Catholic Strengths and Engagement Community (CSEC), a grassroots nonprofit organization which provides thought leadership, peer-to-peer networking and sharing of best practices toward a more engaging parish in which people have the opportunity to develop and offer their God-given talents as good stewards. Catholic Life and Faith supports CSEC through stewardship of time, talent and treasure.