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Dr. Roland Millare, a native Houstonian, serves as Vice President of Curriculum and Director of Shepherd’s Heart for the St. John Paul II Foundation. Dr. Millare served as a member of the Theology Department at St. John XXIII College Preparatory for over 15 years. He received a BA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has a MA in Theological Studies (with a concentration in Moral Theology) from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and a Licentiate (STL) and Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD) in Dogmatic Theology (with a specialization in Sacramental Theology) at the Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Dr. Millare also serves as an adjunct professor of theology for permanent deacon candidates at St. Mary’s Seminary. He has published various book reviews and theological articles for Logos, Antiphon, New Blackfriars, Nova et Vetera, The Adoremus Bulletin, and the Heythrop Journal. His forthcoming book, A Living Sacrifice: Liturgy and Eschatology in Joseph Ratzinger, will be published by Emmaus Academic in the fall of 2021. Dr. Millare has also contributed an article to a dictionary on the theology of Joseph Ratzinger, which will be published in Spanish, German, and English. Dr. Millare lives with his beautiful wife Veronica and two daughters, Gabriella and Karolina, in Sugar Land, TX.
Steve and Becky Greene present together and individually about the Church’s teachings on the Theology of the Body, marriage, family, Natural Family Planning, and pro-life issues. A cradle Catholic, Steve is the Director for the Kino Catechetical Institute for the Diocese of Phoenix, who regularly writes and speaks on true masculinity, fatherhood, and modern philosophical errors. His articles have been featured in Crisis Magazine and The Catechetical Review. Becky, a former agnostic feminist, writes and speaks on her conversion story, authentic femininity, and motherhood. She also homeschools the couple's five children and helps her color-blind husband match his ties and shirts. When they're not shuttling children to sports, stepping on Legos, or telling someone to pick up dirty socks, the couple hosts the popular radio show “The Catholic Conversation" with the Cradle and the Convert, which airs on the Phoenix Relevant Radio station AM1310 and via podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud.
Kendra Tierney lives in an It’s a Wonderful Life-style fixer-upper in the wilds of unincorporated Los Angeles County with her husband, their ten kids aged 1 to 18, and some chickens. Kendra is a retired pilot and flight instructor who is putting her English degree to use as a homeschool mom and writer about all things Catholic. Her passion is liturgical living. What began quietly in their home with their children as a way to introduce the lives of the saints and the beautiful history and tradition of our Catholic faith now reaches hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. Through her blog, CatholicAllYear.com, social media accounts, YouTube videos, and dozens of books including The Catholic All Year Compendium: Liturgical Living for Real Life, and the newly-released Catholic All Year Prayer Companion, she shares how obscure Catholic traditions have helped the Tierneys form a strong family culture and Catholic identity, and have fun doing it.
Fr. Rick was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. He is the youngest of 9, and he received Catholic Education from Kindergarten through College; each institution had a great influence on his faith journey. Before entering the seminary he worked as a graphic designer, and animator. In 2007, he had the opportunity to pursue a new work experience and moved to Houston, Texas to become a bilingual teacher for Alief ISD. His relationship with the Lord Jesus has given him the opportunity to live many great adventures throughout his life, through which he has received unique blessings. The greatest blessings being the people he has met all these years. A daily routine filled with prayer and service including a holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament, and theological studies were some of the activities that he found more productive in his spiritual journey. After attending several discernment retreats, he desired to take the first serious steps towards the priesthood, and entered the seminary. He attended Holy Trinity seminary to receive his Philosophy certificate through the University of Dallas. Later, he did his Theological studies at St. Mary’s seminary and received two Masters from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. He also had the privilege to receive an STB, which is an ecclesiastical degree imparted by the Catholic Church. He served as a transitional deacon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Houston, and currently he serves as a Parochial Vicar at St. Bartholomew the Apostle church in Katy, Texas. Fr. Rick has imparted many courses and conferences and led retreats in English & Spanish for different parishes. He has passion for the Liturgy and Sacred Chant, as well as Catholic Art in its different forms. Currently, he is working on the creation of the first Antiphonary in the Spanish Language which includes the Antiphons of the Roman Missal with melodies based on the original propers from the Graduale Romanum.
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