Hallie Lord

Hallie Lord is the bestselling author of “On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace,” a SiriusXM radio host, and co-founder of the Edel Gathering. She is currently working on her new book for Simon and Schuster…

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Dr. Ray Guarendi

Dr. Ray Guarendi is the father of 10 adopted children, many of whom have been homeschooled. He is a clinical psychologist, author, public speaker and nationally syndicated radio and television host. His radio show, “The Doctor Is In,” can be heard weekdays on ETWN Radio….

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Fr. Thomas Petri

Fr. Thomas Petri was born in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in Madisonville, Kentucky. He initially studied to be a priest for the Diocese of Owensboro and entered Saint Meinrad College Seminary in 1996 before moving to the Pontifical College Josephinum in 1997 where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy. He then received a Baccalaureate of Sacred Theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in Chicago in 2002…

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Mary Ellen Barrett

Mrs. Mary Ellen Barrett is a mother of eight children and wife to David. She is a lifelong New Yorker and an active member of her parish Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Lindenhurst, New York. Mary Ellen is a columnist for The Long Island Catholic and chronicles the journey of living a faithful, but imperfect, Catholic family life on her weblog, Tales from the Bonny Blue House

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Amy Kalscheur

Mrs. Amy Kalscheur graduated from Marian College in 1995 with a BA in Elementary Education and Mild Disabilities. After teaching in public schools for 2 years, Amy and her husband, Michael, decided that when their son was ready for school, they would begin by homeschooling…

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Krista Thomas

Mrs. Krista Thomas, wife of Sean for 25 years, mother of three, veteran homeschooling mother, and Catholic convert, embarked upon the homeschooling venture to create a more authentic domestic church…

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Fr. Ken Geraci

Fr. Ken Geraci, CPM, lived the life of the prodigal son for most of his young adult life. Raised in a nominally Catholic family, who only lived the externals of the faith, Fr. Ken left the Catholic Church for many years. During that time he earned a business degree and worked as a business profession in Advanced R&D and software testing…

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Eleanor Nicholson

Eleanor Bourg Nicholson, the resident Victorian Literature teacher at Homeschool Connections, survived high school homeschooling decades ago when it was even less culturally accepted. In addition to scholarly pursuits, she occasionally strays into fiction, including her epistolary novella, The Letters of Magdalen Montague (Kaufmann Publishing, 2011), and her Victorian…

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Celeste Behe

Having raised nine children in a house with no dishwasher, Celeste Behe has a rare perspective on parenting and family life. That perspective has been shaped by a homeschooling journey that began 27 years ago and has continued through 10,619 extra-large loads of laundry…

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Dr. Kevin Vost

Dr. Kevin Vost obtained his Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Adler University in Chicago with internship and dissertation research at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Alzheimer’s Center, Memory and Aging Clinic. His dissertation was entitled…

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Fr. Bjorn Lundberg

Fr. Bjorn Lundberg is the pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Wincester, Virginia…

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Fr. J. D. Jaffe

Fr. J. D. Jaffe grew up at St. Michael parish in Annandale, Virginia, where he attended parochial school there from K-8th grade. He graduated from Annandale High School, the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and attended seminary at the North American College in Rome…

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Fr. Andrew Fisher

Fr. Andrew Fisher is a native of northern Virginia, and played Division I baseball in college as a pitcher…

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