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The Truth About: Prophecy for Today and for the End Times (Aug 22nd)
Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
Director of the Association of Marian Helpers, National Shrine of Divine Mercy, Author: After Suicide. Regularly seen on EWTN
Father Chris Alar, MIC, is a priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception. Fr. Chris wrote and produced the popular “Divine Mercy 101” DVD and is the author of the bestselling book After Suicide: There’s Hope for Them and for You. He is a regular host and guest on EWTN and he also hosts the online “Divine Mercy Matters” series at DivineMercyMatters.org. Currently he serves as “Fr. Joseph, MIC,” the director of the Association of Marian Helpers, and is the head of Marian Press, located on the grounds of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
The Truth About: St. Joseph and Spiritual Warfare (Aug 29th)
Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC
High school rebel turned priest, author of “Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father”, leads pilgrimages to Marian shrines around the world.
Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, a prominent Marian priest, exhibits an unmistakable zeal for the priesthood and devotion to Our Lady. He is a well-known conference speaker on Divine Mercy and the Blessed Virgin Mary. He speaks passionately about these topics in his moving conversion story. He is the editor of two books: The Virgin Mary and Theology of the Body and The Immaculate Conception in the Life of the Church. He has also authored seven books: Purest of All Lilies: The Virgin Mary in the Spirituality of St.Faustina, No Turning Back: A Witness to Mercy, Under the Mantle: Marian Thoughts from a 21st Century Priest,Marian Gems: Daily Wisdom on Our Lady, Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures, Rosary Gems: Daily Wisdom on the Holy Rosary, and Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon
The Truth About: Spiritual Warfare (Sept 5th)
Fr. Chad Ripperger:
Fr. Ripperger is a leading expert in the area of spiritual warfare and exorcism. He is a well-known and sought after speaker.
His education and first-hand experience make his presentations highly informative and interesting. He always provides a plentitude of insights into the Catholic faith and traditions that give any listener an abundance of information on which to meditate.
The Truth About: Abortion & Assisted Suicide (Sept 19th)
Stephanie Connors (formerly Gray) is a seasoned and international speaker who has given almost 1,000 pro-life presentations around the world. She has spoken at many post-secondary institutions such as Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley. In 2017, Stephanie was a presenter for the series “Talks at Google,” speaking on abortion at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Stephanie has debated abortion advocates such as physicians who do abortions, which includes debating late-term abortionist Dr. Fraser Fellows, and Ron Fitzsimmons, executive director of the National Coalition of Abortion Providers, Stephanie’s audiences are vast, including medical students, law students, churches of various denominations, seminaries, high schools, and pro-life organizations.
Stephanie has done hundreds of media interviews, which include being a guest on CTV News, CBC News, CBC’s The Current, Global News, EWTN, Back to the Bible, Catholic Answers Radio, 100 Huntley Street’s Listen Up, and the Miracle Channel’s Insight. She has been interviewed by ABC-, NBC-, FOX-, and CBS-affiliated television news programs throughout the Midwest of the United States.
Stephanie is author of Love Unleashes Life: Abortion & the Art of Communicating Truth.
Fr. Ian Van Heusen
A priest of the Diocese of Raleigh who teaches, writes, and researches on prayer and meditation. Current assignments are ECU Newman and St. Peter’s in Greenville.
For more information on Father Ian Van Heusen please visit his website:
The Truth About the Cancel Culture: Responding to the Signs of the Times (Oct 3rd)
Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers
Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers – known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon” – is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Church today. He is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher, whose no-nonsense approach to living and proclaiming the Catholic faith will challenge and inspire those who hear him.
He travels across the United States and around the world speaking at conferences, workshops, retreats, parish missions, high schools, and young adult events – in short, to everyone who desires to know Jesus intimately and enjoy a deeper personal relationship with Him. He co-hosts the Eternal Word Television’s Network’s popular radio program “Morning Glory”, the weekly broadcast “Living Stones” on Mater Dei Radio, and the “Sons of Thunder” podcast for World Ablaze.
Deacon Harold has appeared in the major feature film Power in My Hands, and is the creator of A Daily Dose of Deacon Harold, a 30-minute weekday time of prayer and reflection, and Walk by Faith Wednesday Webinars, a bi-weekly hour of Catholic catechesis and teaching.
In addition, he is the host or co-host of several popular series on EWTN television and is featured on the award winning Chosen faith formation program by Ascension Press. Deacon Harold is the author of the best-selling book, Behold the Man: A Catholic Vision of Male Spirituality, co-author of Ignite: Read the Bible Like Never Before, and has written the acclaimed new book, Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest. Most importantly, he is married to his lovely wife, Colleen, and they have four beautiful children. They live in Portland, Oregon, where Deacon Harold is assigned to Immaculate Heart Catholic Church.
The Truth About: Catholic Voting (Oct 14th)
Fr. Richard Heilman:
Rev. Richard M. Heilman was ordained in 1988. Since 2004 he has served as pastor of St. Mary of Pine Bluff WI. He is the author of the Church Militant Field Manual and five other books, calling men, especially, to ”Special Forces Training for the Life of Christ.” Fr. Heilman is a leader, with Cardinal Burke, of the Catholic men’s movement, “The Holy League.”
Father Heilman is an avid user of new media, finding his inspiration in St. Maximilian Kolbe who mastered new media in his day. Fr. Heilman’s online teachings can be found at his website, Roman Catholic Man, which is dedicated to helping Catholics understand and train for their role in the mission of combating evil and rescuing the souls of our loved ones who have lost the precious gift of faith.
Father Heilman is the Spiritual Head of the United States Grace Force. (USGF). The primary mission of the USGF is to implore God’s protection and blessing on our nation, and for those who put their lives on the line to protect and defend our freedom. To date, there are nearly 70,000 enlisted in the United States Grace Force.
Doug Barry, Husband, Father and Founder of Radix-Battle Ready, which focuses on helping Catholics prepare for the battles they face in the world today; body, mind, and soul. Since 1992 Doug has appeared frequently on television (EWTN), radio, and live appearances throughout the US and around the World.
Jesse Romero is a full-time bilingual Catholic Lay Evangelist, who is nationally acclaimed for his dynamic, upbeat Christ centered preaching. He is host of “The Terry and Jesse Show,” & “Jesus 911” on virginmostpowerfulradio.org, and also a host on a Spanish network show “Enfamilia Radio” in Phoenix, Arizona.
He is a best selling author of several books. His latest book is The Devil in the City of Angels, My Encounters with the Diabolical.
Jesse has a B.A. from Mount St Mary’s University in Los Angeles and an M.A. in Catholic Theology from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He is Recipient of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Award, The Fullness of Truth Defender of Faith Award & and was inducted into the Sports Faith International Hall of Fame in 2015.
He has been married to his wife, Anita, since 1983 and has three children and grandchildren.
With the same passion and commitment that made him a three-time World Police Olympics boxing champion, a former U.S.A. middleweight kickboxing champion and a retired veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Jesse shares Catholic teaching with an exciting style that is guaranteed to strengthen, edify and fortify you with a deeper love for God! Love God, Save Souls, & Slay Error!
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