Fr. Jonathan McElhone

Fr. Jonathan McElhone, TOR About Father Jonathan McElhone is a Franciscan TOR, serving at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Before responding to a call with the Franciscans, Father Jonathan worked as an industrial electrician, programming robots. Ordained in 2012, Father Jonathan ministered as a parochial vicar at a parish in Texas before moving back to his alma mater in 2005. Currently, Father…

Sr. Mary Elizabeth Albers

Sister Mary Elizabeth Albers, SOLT About Sister Mary Elizabeth Albers is the vocation servant for the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT). As a student athlete at Benedictine College, she experienced a profound encounter with Jesus, both in the Eucharist and through solid friendships—three of her basketball teammates also became religious sisters! After…

DJ Bernal

DJ Bernal About At a Steubenville conference in 2008, DJ Bernal realized his need for an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. DJ has the great privilege to minister to both middle school and high school students, as well as to young adults and adult groups. This ministry has focused on a relationship with Christ and…

Chris Padgett

Chris Padgett About Chris Padgett has been doing ministry for over 20 years. He is an author, musician, teacher, and motivational speaker. Padgett has been married to his high school sweetheart for over 27 years, and they have nine children. He has also appeared on television and radio and has been a regular speaker and entertainer at Steubenville youth conferences. For…

Ben Walther

Ben Walther About A minister and educator for over 15 years, Ben Walther is invested in the mission of the new evangelization. After producing two albums as an independent Christian musician, Ben joined the Oregon Catholic Press family and released his album Make Your Home in Me in 2013. It debuted at No. 12 on…

Katie Prejean

Katie Prejean McGrady About Katie Prejean McGrady is an international speaker and author of Room 24: Adventures of a New Evangelist and Follow: Your Lifelong Adventure with Jesus. She has been traveling across the country since 2007, engaging audiences of all ages and sizes with theological truths and a unique blend of humor. Katie has appeared on EWTN, Catholic TV, Radio…