The creative designer and developer of Fools for Christ is Samantha Welsh.  She is the Director of Religious Education at All Saints Parish in the Diocese of Arlington Virginia.  The Church has a membership of over 6,000 families and well over 1500 children and adults are registered in the catechetical program each year.  Samantha has a Masters degree in applied theology from Wheeling Jesuit Unversity.  She is active in the Catechetical Leaders of the Diocese of Arlington and the National Conference of Catechetical Leaders.