"We are all called to be saints....it is by living with love and offering Christian witness in our daily tasks that we are called to become saints... Always and everywhere you can become a saint, the is, by being receptive to the grace that is working in us and leads us to holiness." ~Pope Francis
For nearly a decade, Brooke Taylor was the co-host of the “Family Friendly Morning Show” on 95.5 The Fish in Cleveland, OH. Brooke is the founder of "The Mom Squad," a ministry of women from all walks of life, blogging, hosting retreats and workshops, building a sisterhood of believers for Christ. Brooke has emceed the Cleveland National Right to Life Symposium, moderated political and religious panels and is a frequent speaker at Christian women’s events. Brooke has emceed events with Christian artists and speakers, including Christopher West, Tim Staples, Point of Grace, Laura Story, Nicole C. Mullen, Lisa Welchel, Dr. Ray Gaurendi and many more. Brooke created "Special Needs, Special Families," bringing together national and local resources, and prominent speakers, as a way for special needs families to connect.
Brooke is the host of the Ms. Wheelchair USA pageant and has appeared on EWTN's "Living Right with Dr. Ray." She was selected as a judge for a national music contest for the Hollywood motion picture "Grace Unplugged" and has been a guest on syndicated radio programs such as the Michael Medved Show and the Hugh Hewitt show. She is also involved in the ministry Food for the Poor and has traveled to Guatemala and Haiti to raise awareness and funds for the poorest of the poor. in 2014, Brooke led a pilgrimage to Italy for the canonization of St. Pope John Paul II and St. John XXIII. Brooke has interviewed such notables as the Rev. Franklin Graham. Newt Gingrich, Dr. James Dobson, Raymond Arroyo, Beth Moore, Michael W. Smith and many more.
Brooke and her Army Veteran husband Jim have five children: four sons and a daughter they adopted from Poland. Brooke frequently speaks to groups on the topics of motherhood and family life, the gift of the Catholic faith, adoption, special needs, and her own re-conversion story. Brooke also maintains a blog shares stories of her day-to-day adventures at “The Sacred Sink.” Learn more at: www.TheSacredSink.com
Marge Fenelon "Spirituality of Womanhood: Living our Faith with Mary as Model"
Marge Fenelon is a Catholic author, blogger, speaker, and journalist whose writing has appeared in dozens of media outlets, including National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, and Catholic News Service. Her blog, “Catholic to the Core”, is on Patheos. She is a columnist for the Milwaukee Catholic Herald. Fenelon is the author of several books on Marian devotion and Catholic family life, including Imitating Mary and Our Lady, Undoer of Knots: A Living Novena. She is a regular contributor on national Catholic radio programs and has appeared on Catholic television as well.
Sr. Angnes Immaculae, CM of The Children of Mary
Sr. Agnes Immaculae grew up in Methuen, MA with three older brothers. Her family didn't practice any religion and she converted to Catholicism at age 19. She graduated from UMASS Amherst with a BA in Dance and psychology and worked in both fields. She received a miraculous healing before our Eucharistic Lord on Thanksgiving 2009 while making a private retreat at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Children of Mary, and entered the community on the eve of Corpus Christ June 2010.