Ron Bolster is an assistant professor of theology on the faculty of the Catechetics Office at Franciscan University. The former director of that Office, he also served the Diocese of Peoria before joining the faculty at Franciscan in 2004. He holds an MA in theology with catechetical certification from Franciscan and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He serves on the Confirmation Team for the parishes of the City of Steubenville and has experience in RCIA, the Neocatechumenal Way and catechist training. He is co-author of Ascension Press’ “Chosen: Your Journey to Confirmation” program. Ron and his wife, Andrea, reside with their eight children in Steubenville.