Speaker Bios

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Fr. Wade Menezes Fathers of Mercy
Fr. Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM is a member of the Fathers of Mercy, a missionary preaching Religious Congregation based in Auburn, Kentucky. Ordained a priest during the Great Jubilee Year 2000, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Thought from the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, Canada and his dual Master of Arts and Master of Divinity Degrees in Theology from Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. His secular college degrees are in journalism and communications.

Fr. Wade is currently the Assistant General and has served as Director of Vocations and Director of Seminarians for the Fathers of Mercy. Fr. Wade has also served as the Chaplain-in-Residence at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama. While at the Shrine, Fr. Wade was a daily Mass celebrant, homilist and confessor; he also gave spiritual conferences on specialized points of Catholic Christian doctrine to the many pilgrims who visit the Shrine. Both the Monastery and Shrine are affiliated with EWTN, the Eternal Word Television Network.

Fr. Wade has been a contributing writer for The National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Catholic Twin Circle, Catholic Faith and Family, The Wanderer, Pastoral Life, The Catholic Faith, Lay Witness and Christian Ranchman publications. Several homiletic series of his have appeared in Homiletic and Pastoral Review, an international journal for Priests. Fr. Wade has also been a guest on various episodes of EWTN’s “Mother Angelica Live” and “Life on the Rock” programs during which he discussed such topics as the sanctification of marriage and family life, vocations and the Sacred Liturgy. He has also hosted several televised series for EWTN, which have covered such topics as the necessity of the spiritual life, the Four Last Things, the Ten Commandments of Catholic Family Life, and the Gospel of Life vs. the Culture of Death. He is also host of the EWTN segment series “The Crux of the Matter” and “"The Wonders of His Mercy”. His many theological and doctrinal presentations have been featured on EWTN Radio, Ave Maria Radio, Guadalupe Radio Network, Covenant Network Radio, Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, and Voice of Virtue International.
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Fr. Bill Casey Fathers of Mercy
Father Bill Casey is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a 1979 graduate of Temple University. After graduating from college, he served as an officer in the United States Army.

Upon leaving the army, he entered the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy. He studied Philosophy at Christendom College and theology at Holy Apostles Seminary.

He was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on May 31, 1991. From 1997 to 2009, Father Casey serviced as the Superior General of the Congregation.

Father attributes his call to the Priesthood to the Mercy of God, his love for the study of Sacred Scripture, and his strong devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Father Casey is a nationally and internationally renowned speaker and a frequent guest on EWTN radio and television.
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Susan Tassone Holy Souls in Purgatory
Due to recent, unexpected circumstances, our guest speaker, Susan Tassone, will not be able to attend and participate in our Fatima Centennial Conference.

We have an incredible replacement that you are not going to want to miss.

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Dennis Razayeski
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John-Henry Westen Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief,
LifeSite News
John-Henry Westen is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of LifeSite News, the largest pro-life, pro-family news website with an average of 6 million page views per month.

A veteran journalist and speaker, John-Henry is the author of thousands of articles on life, family, faith, and culture. His articles have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide including the New York Times, Huffington Post, and others.

John-Henry has spoken at conferences and retreats and appeared on numerous radio and television shows in many countries around the world.

He is a specialist on the Vatican having reported on the popes and Vatican affairs for twenty years.

He is the founder of the Rome Life Forum, an annual strategy meeting for pro-life leaders worldwide. He co-founded Voice of the Family, an international group comprised of dozens of Catholic life and family groups focused on life and family matters as they pertain to the Vatican.

John-Henry is a consultant to Canada’s largest pro-life organization, Campaign Life Coalition, and serves on the executive of the Ontario branch of the organization. He has run three times for political office in the province of Ontario representing the Family Coalition Party.

John-Henry earned an MA from the University of Toronto in School and Child Clinical Psychology and an Honors BA from York University in Psychology.

John-Henry and his wife Dianne are the parents of eight children.
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Gabriele Kuby Author / Publicist /
International Lecturer
Gabriele Kuby (try google translate) is a German Author and International Speaker on the global sexual revolution and on Catholic spirituality. Kuby, mother of three children, worked as a translator for twenty years, hold a degree in Sociology, which she earned at the Free University of Berlin, and completed her master’s degree in Konstanz.

Her long spiritual search finaly led her into the Catholic Church in 1997. After her conversion to the Catholic faith, she became a successful author of books on spiritual and political issues and an international speaker. Her first book My Path to Mary: The Power of Living Faith (2001), was a best seller.

As a writer and lecturer, she points out the dead ends of our society and he need to return to Christian values. Becoming aware of the dangers of the sexual revolution, she published her first critical analysis of the ideology of gender in 2006. Her book The Global Sexual Revolution: Destruction of Freedom in the Name of Freedom, (Angelico Press, 2015), translated into seven languages, is an ‘eye-opener’ for a new kind of totalitarianism, which aims at the destruction of the family and the identity of the human being.

‘As a sociologist I observe the developments of our society; as a mother I am committed to the future of the next generation, as a Catholic, I try to live what I believe,” says Kuby. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI calls her “a brave warrior against ideologies that ultimately result in the destruction of man.’
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Dave Carollo Executive Director
World Apostolate of Fatima, USA
David Carollo Is the Executive Director of the World Apostolate of Fatima USA - Our Lady’s Blue Army. He served as a member of the board of trustees of the apostolate for ten years and as the national president of the organization for five years from 2007 until he assumed the role of director in 2012. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the World Apostolate of Fatima International. David and his wife Dorothy live in Chicago and split time between there and New Jersey where the apostolate is headquartered. He also oversees the apostolate’s operations in Portugal where the organization operates Domus Pacis hotel and retreat center.

David is a regular guest on EWTN television, appearing on such shows as Sunday Night Prime, The Church Universal, At Home with Jim and Joy, and Vaticano from Rome. He is heard on several radio shows on Radio Maria and Relevant Radio, The Winds of Change show in Chicago; as well as other stations throughout the United States discussing the Fatima message and the Catholic Faith.
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Tyler Reif National Coordinator - Youth Division
World Apostolate of Fatima, USA
Tyler Reif is the National Coordinator for youth divisions in the United States for the World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF). Tyler has talked at multiple Fatima events about the importance of youth and how to involve youth in the Fatima message. Tyler has also organized various youth events for his local division.

Tyler is involved in serving both the Ordinary (English) and Extraordinary (Latin) forms of the mass and is assistant catechist at Sts. Peter and Paul parish. Tyler lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is 17 years old, and is homeschooled with his two brothers and five sisters. He enjoys practicing magic and computer programming in his spare time.
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Fr. Richard Bona Diocese of Cleveland
Fr. Richard Bona, ordained in 2003, in the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio is of Hungarian origin and hails from Slovakia. He began his seminary studies in Europe, finishing them at St. Mary Seminary (Wickliffe, OH).

After serving in parishes for eight years, Fr. Bona left to attend Catholic University of America (Washington DC) for studies in Canon Law. Receiving his Licentiate in Canon Law in 2014, he continued his studies. Fr. Bona, currently, is finishing his dissertation and preparing for doctoral defense.
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Fr. Robert Jasany Diocese of Cleveland
Fr. Robert J. Jasany is the son of Mildred C. (Ryba) and the late Rev. Dr. Robert J. Jasany. He lived at the North American College in Vatican City Rome from 1975 to 1979. He received his bachelor’s degree in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Thomas and started a degree in Moral Theology at the University of St. Alphonsus. Fr. Jasany was in Rome for the Pontificates of Pope Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II. His overseas apostolate included working in a children’s hospital in Rome, working with the Missionaries of Charity who ministered to the poor and homeless in Rome, serving as a chaplain’s assistant with the United States Air Force in Germany as well as ministering as a missionary deacon to African tribes in the country of Malawi, which is in South Africa.

Fr. Jasany was ordained to the priesthood by Pope John Paul II over the tomb of St. Peter in St. Peter Basilica in Vatican City State on June 24, 1979. Fr. Jasany became pastor of St. John Nepomucene during the Jubilee Year in October when we were celebrating the 2000th Anniversary of the Birth of Our Savior. Fr. Jasany also serves as the Spiritual Director to the World Apostolate of Fatima, Cleveland Division.