Keynotes

CURTIS MARTIN

Curtis Martin is the Founder and CEO (Chief Evangelization Officer) of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), one of the fastest growing programs in the Catholic Church. Mr. Martin holds a Master’s degree in Theology and is the author of the best-selling book, Made for More. He is a co-author of The Real Story: Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible and Boys to Men: The Transforming Power of Virtue. In 2004, Mr. Martin and his wife Michaelann, were awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Saint John Paul II for their outstanding service to the Church.  In 2011, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as a Consulter to the Pontifical Council of the New Evangelization. He and his wife live in Westminster, CO. They have been blessed with nine children. 

DR. MARY HEALY

Mary Healy is professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and an international speaker on topics related to Scripture, evangelization, healing, and the spiritual life. She is a general editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and author of two of its volumes, The Gospel of Mark and Hebrews. Her other books include Men and Women Are from Eden: A Study Guide to John Paul II's Theology of the Body and Healing: Bringing the Gift of God’s Mercy to the World. Dr. Healy is chair of the Doctrinal Commission of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services in Rome. She serves the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian unity as a member of the Pentecostal-Catholic International Dialogue. In 2014 Pope Francis appointed her as one of the first three women ever to serve on the Pontifical Biblical Commission.

CARDINAL LUIS ANTONIO TAGLE

His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, has served in a pastoral capacity since his priestly ordination in 1982 with parishioners and seminarians where he served as rector prior to his installation as archbishop in 2011. Cardinal Tagle holds a licentiate and doctorate in Sacred Theology from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Ordained as bishop in 2001, he became archbishop ten years later, and was elevated to the College of Cardinals a year later in 2012. He has served in a variety ministries at the national, regional, and international level including serving as an elected member of the Council of the Synod Bishops since 2005, as a member to the Pontifical Council for the Family, for Migrants and Itinerant People, and for the Laity, and as member of the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.