Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, a prominent Marian priest, exhibits an unmistakable zeal for the priesthood and devotion to Our Lady.
He is a well-known conference speaker on Divine Mercy and the Blessed Virgin Mary. He speaks passionately about these topics in his moving conversion story.
He is the editor of two books: The Virgin Mary and Theology of the Body and The Immaculate Conception in the Life of the Church.
He has also authored seven books: Purest of All Lilies: The Virgin Mary in the Spirituality of St. Faustina, No Turning Back: A Witness to Mercy, Under the Mantle: Marian Thoughts from a 21st Century Priest, Marian Gems: Daily Wisdom on Our Lady, Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures, Rosary Gems: Daily Wisdom on the Holy Rosary, and Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon.
Father Bill Casey is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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.
From 1997-2009, Fr. Casey served as the Superior General of the Congregation.
Father attributes his call to the priesthood to the Mercy of God, his love for the study of Sacred Scripture, and his strong devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Father Casey is a nationally renowned speaker and a frequent guest on EWTN.
Austin Ruse is author of Under Siege: No Finer Time to be a Faithful Catholic and Littlest Suffering Souls: Children Whose Short Lives Point Us to Christ
He is also president of C-Fam, a New York and Washington DC-based research institute working exclusively on international life and family issues. Austin has traveled around the world to lecture on UN matters.
He was a founding columnist at TheCatholicThing.com and is currently a bi-weekly columnist at Crisis Magazine. He is a Knight of Magistral Grace in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and a Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher.
Austin lives with his wife Cathy and daughters Lucy and Gianna-Marie in Fairfax County, Virginia, where his ancestors settled from England before the Revolutionary War.