Jaymie’s bi-weekly column has appeared in Boston’s Archdiocesan newspaper The Pilot since 1995, and can be found online at the Echoes website. She is also a monthly contributor to New Evangelizers. Jaymie is the author of several books including the award-winning Expecting a Miracle (Pauline Books & Media 2003), The Call to Adoption, (2005). She has also co-authored best-selling children’s books The Mass Explained for Kids (2011) and Jorge from Argentina (2013). Jaymie’s most recent book, Adoption: Room for One More?, was released in September, 2015.
Jaymie was a regular guest on Fr. Tom Dilorenzo’s “In Season and Out of Season” radio broadcast for fifteen years, and has appeared on several Catholic radio and television programs including @Home with Jim & Joy, Bookmark, This Is the Day, A Seeking Heart, Among Women, The Gist, and Seize the Day. Jaymie is a featured speaker at numerous spiritual events, conferences and retreats throughout the Archdiocese of Boston and beyond. She often combines inspirational music with spoken reflection, and has produced numerous recordings of original music.
At the parish level, Jaymie served as Music Minister and Faith Formation Coordinator at St. Maria Goretti in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. She also worked full time as an Editor of books for children and teens with Pauline Books & Media. Jaymie joined Our Sunday Visitor as an Acqusitions Editor in October, 2016. is a co-founder of Live Jesus, a group embracing the works of mercy and the spirituality of St. Francis De Sales. Jaymie and her husband Andrew live in Massachusetts. They have eight children, and nine grandchildren. Jaymie is a 1983 RCIA convert to the Catholic faith. A graduate of Harvard University, she also holds a Master of Arts in Ministry degree from St. John’s Seminary in Boston.