Maria Riley

Maria Riley is a passionate Catholic writer and speaker who draws from her experiences as an educator and mom.

After a decade dedicating her energy and talents to her family, she pursued her lifelong dream of becoming an author. Her award-winning children’s chapter book series, Adventures with the Saints, allows parents and teachers to engage kids with the faith in a fun and accessible way. She speaks to youth and adults alike about everyday holiness, the lives of the saints, and discovering your own unique call to sainthood. Visit her at or on social media @mariarileyauthor.