Phyllis Zagano is an internationally acclaimed Catholic scholar and lecturer on contemporary spirituality and women's issues in the church. Her many books include her award-winning Holy Saturday: An Argument for the Restoration of the Female Diaconate in the Catholic Church. (First Place, Catholic Press Association and College Theology Society).
Her writing is widely translated -- her best-selling On Prayer: A Letter for My Godchild is in Indonesian, Spanish and Italian -- and she edits Liturgical Press’ "Spirituality in History" series.
A former Fulbright Fellow, her biographical listings include Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who of American Women, and Who’s Who in American Education. She holds a research appointment at Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.