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Successful businessman and philanthropist, Tim Busch, founded a chain of hotels, two Catholic schools, a law firm, a winery, and the Napa Institute Conference scheduled for July 24-27, 2014.
Dennis Doyle, well-known Celtic harpist, singer, and storyteller performs nationally and internationally in Gaelic and English at concerts, festivals, and other events, and has produced several CD’s.
Christopher Ruff and Ukrainian-born Valentyna Pavsyukova talk of Chalice of Mercy, a ministry begun by Valentyna. The ministry includes taking Ukrainian youth and medical professionals on pilgrimages to Medjugorje to teach them the faith and help them save the lives of the defenseless where “abortion is rampant”.
A TIME FOR MIRACLES is a film produced and directed by award-winning author, Jack Sacco, who teamed up with Bob Sawyer and Artie Boyle, father of 13 children. This is the story of Boyle’s miraculous recovery from terminal cancer when in Medjugorje, and the fruits of many conversions.
Patti Armstrong, author, speaker, and mother of ten children, talks about her new children’s book: Dear God You Can’t Be Serious, with beautiful illustrations that will warm hearts and evoke memories.
The Shrine of St. Joseph, Pious Union of St. Joseph for the Suffering and Dying, is a great source of grace for the Poor Souls in Purgatory, as discussed by Fr. Paul Oggioni, Pastoral Director.
Homeless students receive assistance from Lynda Ellington and Susan Reeves, who courageously reach out with innovative ideas to help 400 students’ school year through volunteering organizations and the Rapides Parish School Board in Alexandria, LA.
Devin Schadt, author of the book JOSEPH’S WAY, talks of his response to fatherhood which flowered with the birth of five children, a pilgrimage to Medjugorje, and his decision to begin a new path following St. Joseph in being a real father.
Chris Stefanik, husband, father, speaker, author, and President of Real Life Catholic, talks of his Confirmation preparation program for the 8th-10th grades. The program presents ways to pass along the gift of faith and re-energize a generation.
Music, poetry, writer, and Church volunteering have not slowed Wanda Simar of Texas, who produces great fruits with her Parkinson’s disease.
Prayer and Church devotions are an important part of Pat Clark’s life as a retired judge, who worked with divorce cases to strengthen the family and future.
Hear the beautiful music of the Norbertine with Fr. Chrysostom Baer of California, as he discusses the world-renown American organist, Paul Jacobs, who will perform with them on May 4, 2014.
Founder of “Brides to Life” organization, John Sage, tells of his mission to victims and offenders in prison to show them the transforming power of God’s love and forgiveness, and to connect communities to prisons.
Redemptorist priest, Fr. Steve Wilson, talks of his missionary work in Thailand and Laos, which includes: assisting abused and exploited children and teens, a vocational school for young adults, and helping the sick, the handicapped and the poor.
Author, mechanical engineer, father and husband, Don Caffery, discusses his book: OUR HOLY FATHER, THE POPE. Don wrote this book for children in response to an absence of children’s books about the papacy.
Mario Constabile, successful music and video producer for 25 years and hit records, recently changed his vision to a closer relationship with Christ and the Church through “Array of Hope” which includes multiple musical acts, motivational speakers, and film presenters.