Father Tim Anastos
A priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Father Anastos typically works with college students navigating the challenges of life. He is currently serving as a National Eucharistic Preacher, leading people to a life-changing encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist. He is also an Instagram Influencer with his series “Reel Homilies,” that unpacks the Sunday Gospel readings through the lenses of Church tradition, pop culture, and self-improvement.
Curtis Martin is the founder of FOCUS, a successful Catholic campus ministry. Curtis is gifted in helping people use their talents for mission.
Mother Olga Yaqob
Mother Olga is the founder of the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth, a religious community that is focused on living a daily intimacy with Jesus. Having lived through four wars in the Middle East, she exemplifies how to have love for our neighbors. Mother Olga brings a rich experience and knowledge in spirituality.
Dr. John Bergsma
Dr. Bergsma is a professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is a renowned biblical scholar who has the capacity to speak on a very practical level with humor, candor, and simplicity.
Bishop Gregory Parkes
Most Reverend Gregory Parkes was installed Bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg on January 4, 2017, at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral. He believes that serving for God’s glory is the guiding principle of his ministry, which is why, “To your name give the glory” from Psalm 115, is his pastoral motto. He led the development of Courageously Living the Gospel, the diocesan vision that invites all to proclaim the Good News and encounter the love and mercy of Jesus Christ.