2013 Conference Speakers

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., is Founder of Ignatius Productions, world renowned lecturer, Scripture scholar, spiritual director for Holy Land pilgrimage, and host of EWTN television and radio shows. An accomplished biblical scholar and apologist. Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1976, Fr. Pacwa earned his Ph.D. in Old Testament from Vanderbilt University. He also holds a Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University. During the course of his intensive biblical studies, Father has gained a working knowledge of twelve different languages.
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Father Bill Casey, C.P.M.

Father Bill Casey, C.P.M. is a native of Philadelphia, PA and a 1979 graduate of Temple University. After graduating from college, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Upon leaving the Army, he entered the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy. He studied Philosophy at Christendom College and Theology at Holy Apostles Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. In 1997, Fr. Casey was elected the Superior General of the Congregation. Father Casey is a nationally renowned speaker and a frequent guest on EWTN.
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Mother Assumpta Long, O.P.

Mother Assumpta Long, O.P. is the Prioress General and one of the co-founders of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Having been formed as a response to Blessed Pope John Paul II’s request for a “new evangelization,” the 16-year old order has already grown to over 115 sisters teaching in twelve schools in seven dioceses. Mother Assumpta holds a S.T.L. in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome and assisted John Cardinal O’Connor with the formation of the Sisters of Life in New York.
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Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher whose no-nonsense, hands-on approach to living the Catholic faith will challenge and inspire you! He is the Founder and Director of Servant Enterprises, Inc., a Christian evangelization and apologetics organization dedicated to the dissemination and promotion of Catholic values, principles, and teaching in complete faithfulness and total submission to Holy Scripture, Sacred Tradition, and the Magisterium. The goal of his apostolate is to bring as many people as possible to a deeper love of Christ and the Gospel by sharing the truth of the Catholic faith in love. Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers is the host of several television series on EWTN, including Behold the Man and Made in His Image.
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