Ellyn von Huben is a native of Wisconsin, and has never lived more than five miles from the shores of Lake Michigan. She has a degree in art history from Barat College in Lake Forest, Illinois. Married just a month after graduation, Ellyn devoted many years to motherhood and family life, emerging as a matriarch of a family of eight plus a few extras who have found a home in her heart, flophouse concierge, and headmistress of an excruciatingly exclusive school (i.e., a homeschooling mom whose home always had room for one more.)
Fascinated with the Catholic faith since her childhood, Ellyn, her husband, four children (plus one in utero) were received into the Catholic Church in May of 1988. Never one to keep her opinions to herself, her interests in the Church, family issues, and an eclectic array of topics led to her branching out into blogging, writing, and speaking.
Ellyn lives in the suburbs of Chicago, and still has her ‘day job’ as an administrative assistant in a large Catholic parish on Chicago’s North Shore.
Ellyn von Huben Latest Blog Posts
What St. Tony Really Wants You to Find
by Ellyn von Huben . June 13, 2017 . 0 Comments
I hadn’t been a Catholic too long when I had my first opportunity to implore the intercession of St. Anthony for help in finding something lost. Not that I was totally sold on the idea that I could I ask a saint to...
Why the Feast of the Presentation is More Important Than You Think
by Ellyn von Huben . February 02, 2017 . 0 Comments
"Down with the rosemary,and so Down with the bays and mistletoeDown with the holly, ivy, all,Wherewith ye dress'd the Christmas Hall" — Ceremony upon Candlemas Eve by Robert Herrick There is one mor...