Mary DeTurris Poust

Spiritual writer, retreat leader and inspirational speaker

Mary DeTurris Poust is a spiritual writer, retreat leader and inspirational speaker. She is the author of six books, including "Cravings: A Catholic Wrestles with Food, Self-Image, and God," and "Everyday Divine: A Catholic Guide to Active Spirituality."

She is also the creator of Not Strictly Spiritual, a blog that focuses on faith, food, family, travel and more.

Her other book titles include "The Essential Guide to Catholic Prayer and the Mass" (Alpha, 2011), "Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship," "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Catholic Catechism" and "Parenting a Grieving Child: Helping Children Find Faith, Hope and Healing after the Loss of a Loved One."