Mark Hart is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a twenty-year veteran of youth ministry, Mark is a best-selling and award-winning author (or co-author) of over a dozen books and one of the most sought-after speakers serving in the Catholic Church, today.
Mark and his wife, Melanie, have three daughters and one son: Hope, Trinity, Faith and Josiah. They live in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. John Grabowski, Ph.D.
Dr. Grabowski is on the faculty of the Catholic University of America where he is currently an Associate Professor of Moral Theology with continuous tenure and the Director of the Moral Theology/ Ethics area. He and his wife were appointed to the Pontifical Council for the Family by Pope Benedict XVI where they serve as a member couple. He is also serving as an advisor to the U.S.C.C.B. Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family, and Youth. Dr. Grabowski has published widely in the areas of moral theology, marriage, sexuality, and bioethics.
Dr. Grabowski and his wife Claire have five children and reside in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Fr. Dan Beeman
Father Dan Beeman was ordained a Catholic priest on June 2nd, 2007 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. After being raised Methodist, Sacred Scripture and the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist drew him in to the Church during college. After some time in the corporate world, Father Beeman entered the seminary formation program at Theological College at the Catholic University of America.
Father Beeman is the pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Norfolk. Father Beeman also does extensive work writing, speaking, and praying with Life Teen, a national Catholic youth ministry movement that seeks to bring teens closer to Christ through the Catholic Church.
Dr. Karen Poehailos, MD
Dr. Poehailos is a 1989 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and is American Board of Family Medicine certified. She is also a certified instructor of Natural Family Planning, and has training as a NaPro Technology Medical Consultant.
Dr. Poehailos is a wife and mother of four sons.
Most Reverend Francis Xavier DiLorenzo
Francis Xavier DiLorenzo was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by John Cardinal Krol in 1968. After several years as a pastor, he was sent to Rome for continued studies specializing in moral theology where he earned a license in sacred theology from the Academia Alphonsiana and a doctorate in sacred theolog from the Angelicum.
In 1988, he was appointed Titular Bishop of Tigia and Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and ordained to the episcopacy that year. In 1993, he was appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Honolulu and later became the Ordinary. Francis Xavier DiLorenzo was named Bishop of Richmond by Pope John Paul II in March 2004.