Host: Kristopher Frank
Kris Frank attended Franciscan University and graduated in 2008 with a degree in catechetics and theology with a youth ministry concentration. He has been a part of youth programs in Pennsylvania, Florida, and Texas. He now serves as vice president of Vagabond Missions in Steubenville, Ohio, where he lives. Kris also has been privileged to travel around the country, sharing the Gospel with teens and young adults at various retreats, camps, and conferences. Kris spends his free time with his wife, Grace, and their four children.
Worship: Jon Niven
Jon Niven is a gifted musician and songwriter who has helped usher thousands of people into the heart of Jesus with his gift for leading worship. The prayerfulness and humility he conveys in worship are unmistakable and help lead the worshiper into a deep encounter with God. As the co-founder of LIFT Ministries, Jon has led worship for countless retreats, adoration services, healing services, and Masses. He is currently the director of Family Life Ministries at St. Paul of the Cross Parish in North Palm Beach and resides there with his wife and baby daughter.
Team Priest: Fr. Leo Patalinghug
Father Leo Patalinghug is a priest member of a community of consecrated life called Voluntas Dei. He founded Plating Grace, an international apostolate connecting food and faith. He’s an internationally renowned speaker, best-selling author, TV & radio host, and a theological and cultural contributor to the media. His unique background as a martial arts instructor and former breakdancer helps him connect with people of all backgrounds. In addition, he has appeared on The Food Network, where he won Throwdown with Bobby Flay. Father Leo uses food, faith, and fun to bring people closer to the Lord’s Table
Sarah Swafford is the founder of Emotional Virtue Ministries and author of the book Emotional Virtue: A Guide to Drama-Free Relationships. She speaks internationally to people of all ages on a variety of topics and has appeared on EWTN’s Life on the Rock, EWTN Live, and is co-host of EWTN’s At the Heart of Relationships. She contributed to Ascension Press’ confirmation program Chosen, YDisciple’s True Beauty, and is a proud team member of chastityproject.com. Sarah and her husband, Dr. Andrew Swafford, reside in Atchison, Kansas, with their five young children, Thomas, Fulton, Cate, Kolbe, and John Paul. Find out more at emotionalvirtue.com.
Brian Greenfield was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He came to know Christ while studying at Seton Hall University. Following a year as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal, he became a speaker with Hard as Nails Ministries and a campus minister. He now lives in Florida with his wife, Genevieve, and three children, Mieko, Michael, and Grace.
Kyle Heimann has traveled the country with the Catholic-Acoustic-Humor-Folk-Beard-Rock duo, Popple for years. He plays guitar, ukulele, kazoo, harmonica, and the nose flute. He can be heard on his daily radio show/podcast learning about the Catholic faith from guests and games on The Kyle Heimann Show. He enjoys sharing his faith through humorous stories, analogies, and multimedia. Kyle is married and has four kids. He’s a bad dancer.