The Rev. Dempsey Rosales Acosta S.S.L., S.T.D. embraces both digital media and how we proclaim the faith in various cultures. Fr. Dempsey was recently featured on “The Bible in a Year” podcast in Spanish with Ascension Press and he is growing Spanish languages theology programs at University of St. Thomas-Houston significantly. In this episode, Fr. Dempsey has a conversation with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of University of St. Thomas-Houston, at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley California. They discuss Fr. Dempsey projects and how he is helping to shape students to minister to others in their native languages.
Fr. Dempsey is the Director of the Center Semillero, is an Associate Tenured Professor at UST, Miller Chair of Catholic Studies at UST, and is a professor in the UST Theology Department.
Fr. Eric Cadin, who spent a year living in a tent in Oahu to surf before joining seminary, is now activating the laity to inspire college students and vocations in the Archdiocese of Boston.
Fr. Eric is the Director of the Office of Vocations and Director of the Office of University Missions for the Archdiocese of Boston. He sat down with MAX Studios Creative Director Darnell Miller for a conversation at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley, California. With a fervor for life and ministry, Fr. Eric shares how he engages lay leaders as examples for young professionals, his vocation story and why it is so special to connect Christians for the mission of Jesus Christ.
Fr. Eric Cadin | Vocations Boston (bottom of page)
Camille Pauley is the co-founder and president of Healing the Culture, a nonprofit that evangelizes and converts people to be deeply, authentically, and permanently pro-life.
In this conversation at the Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley California, Pauley and Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of the University of St. Thomas - Houston, TX, talk about the importance of not scaring people into a pro-life position, but rather inspiring them into it. They also talk about how the reversal of Roe v. Wade is yielding new opportunities for dialogue.
Healing the Culture
Chéri Ballinger is a speaker, organizational ambassador and film producer whose own life experience, suffering a traumatic brain injury, inspires the amazing empathy and gratitude that influences her work. Fresh off producing the film “Roe v. Wade,” starring Jon Voight, Ballinger sits down with Bridget Richardson to share her story. They talk about her return to filmmaking, the role of film in the American culture and how it can be used to normalize values.
Monsignor James Shea is a dynamic Catholic priest who is calling Catholics back to the mission to share the Gospel in innovative and meaningful ways. President of the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, Monsignor Shea has a conversation with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of University of St. Thomas-Houston, at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley California. They discuss the mission of a Catholic university, keeping that education affordable and all the reasons why students and parents across the country are seeking of University of Mary for Catholic higher education.