Deanna Johnston is the Director of Family Life for the St. Philip Institute of Catechesis and Evangelization in the Diocese of Tyler, Texas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Spanish from the University of Memphis and a master’s degree in Theology from Newman University. Before joining the St. Philip Institute Deanna worked for a Catholic mission organization in Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico, and San Antonio, TX. She later worked at a parish in southwest Kansas for almost seven years. She and her husband Michael have been married since 2013 and they have four children.