Elizabeth Anderson

A stay-at-home mom | More...

Dominic A. Aquila

Professor of history, University of St. Thomas, Houston | More...

Christopher Barrett

Deputy dean, College of Business, Cornell University | More...

John Bartlett

Retired FDNY fireman | More...

Fr. Solanus M. Benfatti

Franciscan Friar of the Renewal, professor of spirituality and Franciscan traditions, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Archdiocese of New York | More...

T.J. Berden

Producer | More...

Fr. Pigi Bernareggi

Missionary priest in Belo Horizonte, Brazil | More...

Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Former director of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, State University of Milan | More...

Joe Bowen

PhD candidate in chemistry, University of Nebraska | More...

Michael J. Brescia

Executive medical director, Calvary Hospital | More...

Steven Brown

Vice provost and dean of graduate studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC | More...

Rose Busingye

Founder of the International Meeting Point in Kampala | More...

Julián Carrón

President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation | More...

Deacon Tom Cornell

Associate editor of The Catholic Worker newspaper | More...

Sandeep Das

Musician, founder of HUM, and member of the Silk Road Ensemble Project | More...

James Davis May

Poet | More...

Deniz Demirer

Filmmaker | More...

Timothy Cardinal Dolan

Archbishop of New York | More...

Amitai Etzioni

Professor, The George Washington University and author of Happiness is the Wrong Metric (Springer, 2018) | More...

Jonathan Fields

Composer | More...

Shodo Habukawa

Professor at Koyasan University, Japan | More...

Efrain Hernandez

Associate director of ReConnect Brooklyn | More...

Edward Hirsch

Poet and president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation | More...

Sayyid Mohammad Baqir al-Kashmiri

Chairman of Imam Mahdi Marjayea Association | More...

Margaret Laracy

Clinical psychologist | More...

Mark Lilla

Professor of humanities, Columbia University | More...

Maurizio Maniscalco

President of New York Encounter | More...

Camil Martinez

PhD candidate in supply chain and logistics, R. H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland | More...

Sergeant Conor McDonald

NYPD, Patrol Service Bureau, son of the late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald | More...

John McCarthy

Dean of the School of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC | More...

Seán Cardinal Patrick O’Malley

Archbishop of Boston | More...

Fr. Jim O’Shea

Founder of ReConnect Brooklyn, an entrepreneurship program to help at-risk youths | More...

Holly Peterson

Principal designate, Nativity of Our Lord School, Broomfield, CO | More...

Archbishop Christophe Pierre

Apostolic Nuncio to the United States | More...

Dr. Molly Poole

Physician, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn | More...

Paige Sanchez

Associate superintendent of schools (mission effectiveness), Archdiocese of New York | More...

Anujeet Sareen

Global fixed income portfolio manager, Brandywine Global Investment Management | More...

Alberto Savorana

Author | More...

Sara Sievers

Associate dean of policy and practice, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame | More...

Etsuro Sotoo

Sculptor at Sagrada Familia | More...

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi

Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development | More...

Patrick Tomassi

High school teacher | More...

Rose Tomassi

Rose Tomassi, communications specialist at St Joseph High School in Brooklyn, and adjunct professor of English at New York City College of Technology | More...

Gabriele Vanoni

Composer, assistant professor, Berklee College of Music, Boston | More...

Christopher Vath

Composer | More...

Paul Vitz

Professor emeritus of psychology at New York University | More...

John Waters

Author | More...

Joseph Weiler

 Joseph Straus Professor of Law, New York University  | More...


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