to celebrate opening Mass Friday July 13, 2018!
Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino - Assisi, Italy
Archbishop Sorrentino will be bringing his Family of the Gospel Parish Renewal and will be accompanied by the Ardent Disciples of Jesus Crucified (Lay and Consecrated).
Bishop Sam Jacobs - Houma, LA
Bishop Sam Jacobs was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette in 1964 where he served as pastor, chaplain, and associate pastor of several parishes there and also in the Diocese of Lake Charles. Bishop Jacobs was installed as the third bishop of Houma-Thibodaux in 2003. He retired in October of 2013 and is now the bishop emeritus of Houma-Thibodaux. He celebrated 50 years of priesthood on June 6, 2014, and marked 25 years of episcopacy on August 24, 2014.
Doug Barry, devoted husband and father of five, is the founder and
director of the Catholic ministry RADIX. Since 1992 he has traveled
both nationally and internationally to help spread and defend the
Catholic faith. Speaking to young and old alike through television,
radio and live appearances, Doug is also well known for his powerful
one-man performance of The Passion of Christ, which has been aired
on EWTN and performed live both nationally and internationally.
Doug was co-host for EWTN's television program 'Life on the Rock’
for the past several years, and is currently host for EWTN’s brand
new television program ‘BATTLE READY.
BATTLE READY is a mission of RADIX to help strengthen and
encourage the soldier of Christ to be aware of, prepared for and
engaged in the spiritual fight that we are in. Since the start of the
BATTLE READY initiative, these BATTLE READY events have been
able to reach out to many hearts and souls and have offered a
powerful opportunity to rally the troops for Christ and the faith
Daniel Oberreuter - Catholic Rockband Lead Singer
The Mission of Daniel Oberreuter is to promote the Rosary, the Eucharist, and the Catholic Church through music. He is recognized by the National Youth Federation (His band played mainstage for NCCYM in San Antonio in December 2014 and played Indianapolis 2015 for 5000+ youth) and has played for multiple diocesan youth conferences and events across the nation. Lastly, this past summer his band, The Thirsting played on the main stage where Pope Frances was in Blonia Park for World Youth Day 2016
Sister Mary Danielle - Shaw Island, WA
Sister Mary Danielle is a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. They live a ferry ride away on peaceful Shaw Island. The Religious Sisters of Mercy, with its Motherhouse located in Alma, Michigan, is a Religious Institute of Pontifical Right dedicated to the Spiritual and Corporal works of Mercy.
Sr. Mary Danielle is looking forward to spending quality time with the youth and families at Faith on Fire. She's preparing hands-on activities and engaging instruction - it will be fun for all ages.
Dr. Sarah Bartel is a returning favorite to Faith on Fire.
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