The Mission of Shine Catholic is to provide inspiring, educational, and entertaining articles on a variety of Catholic topics with the ultimate goal of empowering practicing Catholics to learn and share more about their faith, encouraging fallen away Catholics to take another look at the Church and to educate other Christians about the actual teachings of the Catholicism. Shine Catholic is faithful to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. Respectful conversation is encouraged.
Andrea Boring | Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Andrea is a lover of all things Catholic, wife, mom of twins + one, web designer, speaker and chronic entrepreneur. She lives in sunny Phoenix, AZ. Four years ago, following a profound spiritual experience, she returned home to the Catholic Church and is humbled on a daily basis of the blessings that resulted from this, namely the birth of her daughter and her husband's conversion to Catholicism. Using the Internet and Social Media to evangelize and share her love of the Church with others is her passion and mission in this life and she strives to make God happy each and every day.
Sherry Hinton | Managing Editor
Sherry Hinton is a Catholic convert from Baltimore, Maryland. She was raised Baptist, became Anglican as a teen, and converted to Catholicism during her college years. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Regent University with a degree in Theology & Church History. She is blessed to teach and explore the Great Books of the Western Tradition at several classical academies, one of which is ecumenical. She lives with her husband, Allin, who also converted to Catholicism. They hope to attend St. John's in Annapolis to go through their Western Classics program together. In the meantime, they adore going deeper into God and his reality through the power of the Holy Spirit present in the Catholic Church he gave to us.
Cynthia Trainque | Copyeditor
Cynthia Trainque is an author who is enrolled in the Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) for the Laity at St. John’s Seminary, Brighton, MA. She has served the church for several years as a worker, writer, and volunteer and is presently an active member of Our Lady of the Lake in Leominster, MA. She has a great love of sacred art and objects and enjoys photographing them. She may be contacted at Catherineofsienamedia@yahoo.com.