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Rev. Roger J. Landry was ordained a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts by Bishop Sean O'Malley, OFM Cap. in 1999. After receiving a biology degree from Harvard College, Fr. Landry studied for the priesthood n Maryland, Toronto, and for several years in Rome. After his priestly ordination, Father returned to Rome to complete graduate work in Moral Theology and Bioethics at the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Rome. A popular speaker on the thought  of Pope John Paul II and on apologetics, he is presently the pastor of St. Anthony Parish in New Bedford, MA and also the executive editor of The Anchor, the diocesan newspaper of Fall River.

Rev. Thomas Kocik is a priest of the Diocese of Fall River, MA.  Ordained in 1997, he is now serving as Chaplain at Charlton Memorial Hospital and part-time assistant at St. Thomas More Parish in Somerset.  He is the author of Apostolic Succession in an Ecumenical Context (Alba House, 1996) and The Reform of the Reform? A Liturgical Debate (Ignatius Press, 2003).  He is a member of the Society of Catholic Liturgy, the Adoremus Society for the Renewal of the Sacred Liturgy, and the St. Gregory Foundation for Latin Liturgy.

Rev. Patrick Magee, FLHF  is a Franciscan of Our Lady of the Holy Family.  Fr. Patrick was a religious from 1971 and a missionary for 12 of those years in Africa.  He was ordained in 1981 and received a Masters of Divinity from Immaculate Conception Seminary in New Jersey.

Rev. Frank Salmani is a priest of the Diocese of Providence, ordained in 1982.  Fr. Salmani is presently the Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Providence and the author of two books for the National Cursillo:  Fundamentals of Christianity and Whom Shall I Send?  Fr. is a contributing writer of the "Saints" column in the Diocesan newspaper, The Visitor.