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Fr. Dave Pivonka is a nationally known author and speaker. He is a member of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Province of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular. In “The Wild Goose,” he led us on an incredible spiritual journey. For this film, Fr. Dave again leads the viewer on a pilgrimage, but this time, to the important places in the life of St. Francis.
Fr. Cantalamessa is an Italian priest in the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. He has served as the Preacher to the Papal Household since 1980, under Pope St. John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
Mother Olga is the foundress and mother servant of Daughters of Mary of Nazareth. She has a BS in Biology and Hematology and a MA in Philosophy and Theology from a college that is affiliated with the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome. She also has a certificate in Theology of The Body.
Fr. Michael Higgins is a Franciscan Friar of theThird Order Regular and was ordained in Loreto, Pennsylvania in 1978. He serves as the President of Franciscan School of Theology
Fr. Paolo Benanti is a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular, and is a professor at the Gregorian University in Rome. He serves as a General Attorney for the Order. A native of Rome, he served in Assisi for many years.
Sr. Katherine is a founding member of the Franciscan Sisters, TOR of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother. She served as the Mother Superior for many years.
Sr. Agnes Therese is a Franciscan Sister, TOR of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother. She is an alumna of Franciscan University of Steubenville and a Francis scholar.
Jim Flickinger is a member of the Secular Order of Franciscans. He is the founder of Amazon Relief, an organization which brings aid to some of the poorest parts of the Amazon.
Donna Foley is the Associate Dean of Students at Franciscan School of Theology.
Eric Van Maarth is a convert to the Catholic faith and a masters student at Franciscan School of Theology.