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Donaghy HeadshotBill completed the Theology of the Body Institute Speakers Training program in 2005, Head & Heart Immersion Course in 2006.

He is a Theology of the Body Institute Certification Program instructor, international speaker, and curriculum specialist. Bill worked in mission, evangelization, and education, and has a background in visual arts, philosophy, and systematic theology. He can also juggle almost any three objects.

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daoustMark Daoust is the CEO of, the Internet's first web based Catholic dating service.

While the rest of the online dating industry pushes out apps and services that objectify their members and creates a "marketplace" made up of people, Catholic Singles is striving to create a community of single Catholics who can support each other in faith and fellowship, answering their call to holiness, and a place to meet other faith-filled singles with an eye towards marriage.  

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Danielle BeanDanielle Bean is a writer and speaker who helps struggling moms to know their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living.

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Dina Dwyer-Owens is a successful Author and Motivational Speaker.

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Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is a Catholic Author, Journalist, Speaker EWTN TV Host, and Retreat Leader. 

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UnknownDr. Jim Papandrea is a teacher, author, speaker, and musician.

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Dr. Jim Schroeder is a member of the pediatric psychology team at St. Vincent Center for Children in Evansville, Indiana.

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Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio is a Catholic speaker, author, and theologian.

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Unknown 1Fr. James Kubicki, S.J., is president of St. Francis Mission on South Dakota’s Rosebud Reservation, the oldest Jesuit mission among the Lakota Sioux.

He previously served as the national director of the Apostleship of Prayer (now the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network). Kubicki entered the Society of Jesus in 1971 and was ordained in 1983. He has served the Jesuits in numerous capacities including, vocations, priestly formation, and deacon and lay ministry formation.

Unknown 2Fr. Dwight Longenecker is a Catholic Preist, Author, and Speaker. 

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Gary Zimak is a Catholic Speaker, Author and Radio Host. 

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Kevin Schmiesing is a research fellow at the Acton Institute.  He is a frequent writer on Catholic social thought and the history of economics and is the author or editor of five books.

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Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and a bestselling author.

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Unknown 3Mike Aquilina is the award-winning author of more than forty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion.

His works have been translated into many languages. He has hosted nine television series and several documentary films and is a frequent guest on Catholic radio.

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Stephanie MannStephanie A. Mann is the author of Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation, available from Scepter Publishers.

She resides in Wichita, Kansas and blogs at

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636360424305955327 Craycraft KenKen Craycraft, our legal and pollical analyst, is both an attorney and lecturer in moral theology.

After attaining his Ph.D. in theological ethics at Boston College, Ken taught for several years at St. Mary’s University, in San Antonio, Texas.  He left his teaching career to pursue a law degree at Duke University School of Law, and entered private practice upon completion of his J.D.  In addition to his law practice at Craycraft Law Firm, LLC, Ken is an adjunct lecturer in moral theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West/Athenaeum.

Img 3844Maria Dunlap is the Foudner and CEO of Vivian's Victory, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families as children heal. Vivian's Victory began as a response to the need she and her husband, Rod, saw during their daughter Vivian's short 59 day life at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Since the inception in 2014, Vivian's Victory has impacted over 1,000 families decreasing the stress the families felt due to their child's care while increasing the quality time these families were able to spend together. Maria is also a mother to 4 wild and crazy children, who often make their voices heard during her interviews with us. Learn more about Vivian's Victory and how to get involved by visiting their website, Vivians Victory