Kerry Weber is the managing editor of America, the national, Catholic,
weekly journal published by the Jesuits. After
graduating from Providence
College, she spent one year as a full-time volunteer with the Mercy Volunteer Corps.
Through MVC she worked as a special-education teacher
in Arizona on the Navajo Nation.
Kerry has also worked as an associate editor for Catholic Digest magazine. Kerry became
a Mercy Associate with the Sisters of Mercy
in May 2012. She has earned several awards
from the Catholic Press Association, and is a recipient of the 2013 Egan Journalism Fellowship,
sponsored by Catholic Relief Services.
The fellowship allowed her to travel to Rwanda to
report on the progress and reconciliation in the country since the 1994 genocide. Kerry is the
author of "Keeping the Faith:
Prayers for College Students" (Twenty-Third Publications) and,
most recently, "Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to
the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job" (Loyola Press, Feb. 2014).