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Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Ann Cavera and her husband Jim met and married when they were
Peace Corps Volunteers in Liberia, West Africa in 1966. They are
the parents of two sons, two daughters and they also have four
From 1997-2011 the Caveras wrote "The Second Half," a weekly
column devoted to growing in faith, hope, love and laughter in the
second half of laugh. "The Second Half" received two first place
awards from the Catholic Press Association (1999 and 2005) as well
as other awards.
Ann has been active in parish ministry for more than forty
years. Currently, she is active in RCIA as well as other
ministries at St. Aloysius Parish, where the Diocese of Toledo has
assigned her husband as a permanent deacon. They also
write a monthly column for the Catholic Chronicle for the Diocese
of Toledo. In 2005 Liguori Press published Grounded In
God; a book of reflections for Catholics in the second half of
life. Grounded In God is available through
bookstores, Liguori Press, or amazon.com.