Amy Smith is the associate editor for the National Catholic Register, a service of EWTN. She edits features for the “Culture of Life” section and writes about everything from Jane Austen to saints. She is the author of The Plans God Has for You: Hopeful Lessons for Young Women (Emmaus Road Publishing). A FOCUS student alumna, she led a Bible study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/St. John’s Catholic Newman Center.