Rod Bennett was for many years the editor of Wonder Magazine, a popular Christian media journal. He has written for national publications ranging from Rutherford and Gadfly to Cornerstone and Catholic Exchange. Rod has appeared on TV and radio programs such as The Journey Home, Bookmark, and Catholic Answers Live.
Born in June of 1965, Msgr. Eugene Morris has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis since May of 1996.
For two years, he served as the parochial vicar of Saint Gabriel the Archangel Parish in South St. Louis City before moving to St. George Parish and assuming a full time teaching position at St. Mary’s High School. In 1999, Msgr. Morris was invited to pursue further studies at the Pontifical Athenaeum of Saint Anselm in Rome.
Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J., D.Phil. (Oxon.) is professor of historical theology at Saint Louis University and director of the school’s Catholic Studies Centre; he is also the editor of Homiletic and Pastoral Review. He holds the pontifical license in patrology from the University of Innsbruck in Austria and a doctorate in ecclesiastical history from the University of Oxford.
Tim Staples was a fallen-away Southern Baptist who as a teen came back to faith in Christ through the witness of televangelists. During his four-year tour with the U.S. Marine Corps, he became friends with a Marine well-versed in his Catholic Faith who challenged Tim to study Catholicism from Catholic and historical sources. That sparked a two-year search for the truth.
Fr. Paul Check is the sixth rector of St. John Fisher Seminary. A native of Bridgeport, Fr. Check was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Bridgeport in 1997 by Bishop Edward Egan. He has served as chaplain at Notre Dame High School in Fairfield; parochial vicar at St. John the Evangelist in Stamford; and parochial vicar at Our Lady of Fatima in Wilton.
After his conversion to the Catholic Faith, Trent Horn earned a master’s degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville, a master’s degree in philosophy from Holy Apostles College, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in bio-ethics from the University of Mary.
Karlo Broussard, a native of Southern Louisiana, left a promising musical career to devote himself full-time to the work of Catholic apologetics. As a staff apologist and speaker for Catholic Answers, he travels the country giving talks on apologetics, biblical studies, theology, and philosophy.
Christopher Check is president of Catholic Answers, the largest lay-run apologetics and evangelization organization in the English-speaking world. He holds a degree in English Literature from Rice University.