Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas in 2004, and became on January 15, 2005, the 4th Archbishop and the 11th Bishop for the Archdiocese of Kansas City. In 2015, he also served several months as the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Archbishop Naumann is Chair of the Kansas Catholic Conference and currently serves as the Chair of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities. He is also a member of the USCCB Religious Liberty Committee, the USCCB Communications Committee, and the Sub Committee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. Archbishop Naumann also serves on the Board of the National Committee for the Human Life Amendment, and is the Co-Chair for the Religious Alliance Against Pornography.
Archbishop Naumann was ordained a priest in 1975. For 11 years of his priestly ministry, he served as a Pastor or Associate Pastor for parishes in the Inner City of St. Louis. In 1995, then Father Naumann was appointed by Archbishop Justin Rigali to serve as Vicar-General for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. On September 3, l997, he was ordained an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. In October, 2003, Bishop Naumann was elected Administrator of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
From 1984 to 1995, Archbishop Naumann served as the Archdiocesan Pro-Life Coordinator in St. Louis. During his term of leadership, Project Rachel and the Lifeline Coalition (a network of Catholic Hospitals, Pregnancy Centers, Birthrights, Shelters for Pregnant Women and Catholic Charities) were initiated in St. Louis. Archbishop Naumann was a founding Board Member for the Vitae Foundation, an organization that creates highly researched Pro-Life messages for mass and social media.
Bishop Joseph Strickland
He entered Holy Trinity Seminary and the University of Dallas in August of 1977 and was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Dallas on June 1, 1985.
February 24, 1987, the Diocese of Tyler was established at which time he joined its presbyterate.
He was ordained to the episcopacy on November 28, 2012.
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Dr. Scott Hahn
Dr. Hahn has been married to Kimberly for forty years, and together they have six children and eighteen grandchildren. Two of their sons are currently in priestly formation with the Diocese of Steubenville.
The author or editor of over forty popular and academic books, Dr. Hahn’s works include best-selling titles Rome Sweet Home, The Lamb’s Supper, and Hail Holy Queen. His most recent release is titled Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body.
A former Presbyterian minister, Dr. Hahn entered the Catholic Church in 1986.
Over the last three decades, Dr. Hahn has delivered thousands of popular talks and academic lectures, nationally and internationally, on a wide range of topics related to Scripture, Theology, and the Catholic faith.
His 26 books include Why Be Catholic? (Random House) and Life Lessons: 50 Things I Learned in My First 50 Years (Ignatius Press).
For over 30 years, Patrick has presented countless seminars on Catholic themes, in English and Spanish, at parishes, universities, and conferences across the U.S. and internationally.
He earned a B.Phil. in philosophy and an M.A. in dogmatic theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum (Columbus, OH). For the past nine years, he has served as an adjunct professor of apologetics at Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, CT and (since 2018) at Saint Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, CA. He also taught as an adjunct professor on the theology faculty at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Commenting publicly on the effectiveness of Patrick’s approach to doing apologetics, the late Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop of New York, said, “How do you bring a friend or relative back into the Church? First you pray. Then, you follow Patrick Madrid’s advice in [his book] Search and Rescue.”
Married for 39 years, Patrick and his wife Nancy have 11 children and 25 grandchildren. His website is patrickmadrid.com
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Matt Walsh is a popular writer, author, podcaster, and speaker. His columns on The Daily Wire have been read by millions. He is the author of The Unholy Trinity and recently released, Church of Cowards. Matt is well known for his controversial and provocative insights into culture, politics, and religion. He lives on the East Coast with his wife and four children.
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a child with autism. Inspired by their daughter they developed the Adaptive First
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