The Team

THE EDITOR

Beverly De Soto Stevens has been working as a professional writer and editor for 30 years, much of which she spent on Wall Street as a banker and marketing executive for Citigroup and Bear Stearns. In recent years, Beverly has been working on a consulting basis for a number of prominent clients in New York, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Miami, Chicago and Singapore. Her considerable body of work includes print, web, radio and video communications. Beverly received her MBA in Finance in 1989 from Dartmouth College. She lives with her husband, Harry Stevens.

OUR CHAPLAIN

Fr Keyes

Fr Jeffrey Keyes has been a Roman Catholic Priest for 24 years — 18 years as a Pastor, as well as working as a team priest with Retrouvaille for 23 years.  He  celebrated his 25th year as a priest October 2016. He is currently Chaplain at Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, California.  He has a BA in Philosophy from University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, and a M.Div from Franciscan School of Theology.  You can read about Fr Keyes here and here.  Fr Keyes has been a REGINA Magazine supporter since the very beginning, and is now our Chaplain, and advisor. 

 OUR WRITERS

Harry Stevens is a writer and photographer for Regina Magazine. A husband,  father and  grandfather, Harry is a retired medical officer for the US Army, and also retired from the federal civilian service. He has an MS degree from the University of Portland and collects classic first edition books on Catholicism. 

Ed Masters was born in Brooklyn NY and obtained an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY Ulster. He has an eclectic variety of interests including history (in particular ancient Roman and Church history), astronomy, arts and entertainment and is an avid collector of comic books. Eddie does the research for all our saints of the day posts.

 

 

Michael Durnan has been a Catholic Primary School Teacher, in his native England, for the past 27 years but he now works as a Supply (Substitute) Teacher. He recently enrolled as a Film and TV Support Artiste and has worked in a BBC TV costume drama. He is a Science Graduate with a degree in Zoology from the University of Bristol and maintains an interest in Natural History and enjoys birdwatching.  Other hobbies and interests include: photography, hiking England's Moors, Dales and Fells, cycling, history, especially the Catholic history of England, travel, visiting museums and art galleries, listening to a variety of music and watching sport, especially his beloved Wigan Warriors Rugby League team.

Donna Sue Berry was born and raised Catholic in central Oklahoma.  She has been writing poems about her Catholic faith and experiences for the last few years. Her favorites are story poems that weave around a person’s heart and emotions. She says she writes with an Oklahoman’s heart and accent.  You can read her story here. She is author of “From My Christmas Heart”

Meghan Ferrara lives in St. Louis, MO with her family and her West Highland White Terrier, Harry. She has a BA in in French and a MA in Teaching, with a concentration in French and foreign language pedagogy. Meghan spent a year studying abroad in Dijon and Avignon, France and is passionate about history and the Catholic faith. Recently elected Registrar of her chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, her mission is to tell the unknown stories of history, and she is grateful to Regina Magazine for affording her the opportunity to do so.

Dan Flaherty is a freelance writer and editor of TheSportsNotebook.com. When not covering sports, he’s written on a wide range of topics, including online dating, politics and real estate. He is the author of Fulcrum, an Irish Catholic novel set in the Boston of the late 1940s. Dan currently resides in southeastern Wisconsin.

 

 

 

Teresa Limjoco is a revert of recent vintage who spends her working hours as a pathologist staring into a microscope, hoping to discover what new mischief and treachery afflicts our little human cells. She is crazy for the Catholic Church, its history, culture and theology, and wishes she could attend the Traditional Latin Mass more often.

 

 

Losana Boyd is a writer and artist from New York, currently living in Florence, Italy, where she studies classical, realist painting.  She is author of Along the Way

 

 

 

Dorothy Gill is the mother of four sons, ages 11 to 26 and she has been homeschooling since 1992.  She is active in her parish  and lives in Vancouver, Washington with her husband and three of her four sons.