|Fr. Timothy Reid, a convert to the Catholic Faith, earned his B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University, but later changed his focus to pursue the study of Philosophy at the Catholic University of America. After attaining his M.A. in Philosophy in 1997, he took a job with the U.S.C.C.B. in the Migration and Refugee Services Department.
Following his Theology studies at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, earning an M.A. and M.Div., Fr. Reid was ordained in 2004. His first assignment was as Parochial Vicar of St. Mark Catholic Church and later went to St. Matthew Catholic Church. In 2007, he was made Pastor of St. Ann Catholic Church, where he oversaw the dramatic renovation of the church. The new structure was dedicated on December 5, 2009 by Bishop Jugis.
Fr. Reid specializes in the Sacred Liturgy, the Traditional Latin Mass, sacred art and architecture, marriage counseling and preparation, vocational discernment, parish missions, retreats, and Carmelite spirituality. In fact, Fr. Reid also serves as the Spiritual Director of for the Secular Carmelite group in Charlotte.
|Fr. Patrick Winslow graduated from State University of New York at Cortland in 1991 with a B.S. in Chemistry. From 1992-1993 he attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Graduate Department of Chemistry. In 1999 he earned his STB in Theology from Catholic University of America and was ordained a priest in June of 1999.
Prior to being installed as pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Father Winslow served as pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Tryon for six years. While there, Fr. Winslow studied for an advanced degree in canon law from The Catholic University of America and has recently completed his studies. He is also a lecturer for Catholic Scripture Studies International.
|Prof. Joseph Pearce is a native of England and writer in residence and visiting fellow at Thomas More College in New Hampshire. He is editor of the St. Austin Review (www.staustinreview.com), an international review of Catholic culture, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions (www.ignatiuscriticaleditions.com), and executive director of Catholic Courses (www.catholiccourses.com).
The internationally acclaimed author of many books, which include bestsellers such as The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Bilbo’s Journey, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile, and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc, Joseph Pearce is a world-recognized biographer of modern Christian literary figures. His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean and Polish.
Prof. Pearce has hosted two 13-part television series about Shakespeare on EWTN, and has also written and presented documentaries on EWTN on the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings.
He has participated and lectured at a wide variety of international and literary events at major colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Britain, Europe, Africa and South America. He is also a regular guest on national and international television and radio programs, and has served as consultant for film documentaries on J.R.R. Tolkien and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Prof. Pearce relocated to the United States in 2001. He and his wife homeschool their two young children, Leo and Evangeline.
|Mr. Conor Gallagher earned both his Masters in Philosophy and Juris Doctoris from The Catholic University of America. He began his professional career as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Conrad, Chief Judge of the Western District of North Carolina. He has been an adjunct Professor of Philosophy and Political Philosophy at Belmont Abbey College, and is currently vice president of Publishing of Saint Benedict Press and TAN Books, as well as executive producer of Catholic Courses. He and his wife Ashley, are the proud parents of eight great children (all homeschooled!!).|
|Mrs. Lacy Rabideau, wife, mother of 4, author, speaker, craft designer, and home educator, has been publishing on the web since 2008. Lacy founded Catholic Icing in 2009 to help parents and teachers educate children about the Catholic faith in fun and hands-on ways! Lacy is author of Catholic ABC’s and A Picture Book of the Mass Illustrated by the Masters.|
|Mrs. Virginia (Ginny) Seuffert, a native New Yorker and mother of 12, has been homeschooling for over 20 years! While in New York, Mrs. Seuffert lectured, debated, and wrote a number of articles for the Pro-Life movement. After moving to Illinois, she became a founding member of the Network of Illinois Catholic Home Educators, helped establish the “Round Table” (a Catholic home school leadership discussion group), and became a founder and officer of the Catholic Home School Network of America.
In addition to appearing on EWTN, she has been a guest on numerous radio shows, lectured at Catholic family conferences all over the United States and Canada, and has authored several articles on such topics as home education, teaching children the virtues, and household management. The Illinois Press Association awarded her first place honors for a column she wrote defending traditional family values in a local newspaper. The Seton Home Study School Newsletter regularly features her columns, and recently Seton Press published her first two books of a series, Ginny’s Gems: Home Management Essentials and Ginny’s Gems: 10 Essentials for Teaching Your Preschooler at Home.