WAL Band

WALAbout WAL is a contemporary Catholic-Christian band from Los Angeles, California comprised of music artists, songwriters and worship leaders who serve their local parishes as coordinators of youth ministry. For over 15 years, WAL has been serving the Church through God’s gift of song throughout the USA and internationally. WAL carries with them an energetic…

Sister Miriam Heidland, SOLTAbout Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, is a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. She graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno on a volleyball scholarship and, after a radical conversion, heard Jesus call her to be his bride. Sister Miriam speaks often on the topics of…

Pete Burds

Pete BurdsAbout Pete Burds has used his five loaves and two fish for the sake of building the kingdom ever since his awakening to Catholicism through a youth ministry program. Through storytelling and leading retreats, he has proclaimed the freedom found in Christ to thousands. He serves as the director of the St. John Paul…

Katie Hartfiel

Katie HartfielAbout Katie Hartfiel received her theology degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville and spent the following seven years serving as a youth minister in Houston. She now feels blessed to spend her days with her husband, Mark, and their four children, while still getting to travel to speak about Jesus. For more on Katie, her…

Fr. Leo Patalinghug

Father Leo PatalinghugAbout Father Leo Patalinghug is a priest member of a community of consecrated life called Voluntas Dei. He founded FatherLeoFeeds.com, an international apostolate connecting food and faith. He’s an internationally renowned speaker, best selling author, TV and radio host, and a theological and cultural contributor to the media. His unique background as a…

Bob Lesnefsky

Bob LesnefskyAbout Bob Lesnefsky serves as assistant director of Household Life at Franciscan University. He has spent most of his life sharing the hope of God’s love with inner-city kids in the nonprofit he started (Dirty Vagabond Ministries). Bob, aka RIGHTEOUS B, is also an award-winning Christian hip-hop artist and speaker, using rap music as…