Guest Presenters

Fr. Josh Mayer

is the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Gallup and the Pastor of St. Mary in Bloomfield, NM Read more... and St. Rose of Lima in Blanco, NM. He was ordained in 2015, and counts the last four years as the best (and quickest!) of his life. His favorite saints include the Blessed Mother (duh), St. Peter, St. Joan of Arc, St. Juan Diego, St. Thérèse de Lisieux, and Bl. Stanley Rother. His favorite animals are dogs, rabbits, otters, sharks and crows. His favorite hike is the secret crevice trail in Gallup (shh). His favorite video game is the newest Zelda. His favorite Bible verse (right now) is 1 Jn 4:10, “In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that He has loved us and sent us His Son as expiation for our sins.” Pray for vocations, starting with your own! Praised be Jesus Christ!

Read bio... is the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Gallup and the Pastor of St. Mary in Bloomfield, NM and St. Rose of Lima in Blanco, NM. He was ordained in 2015, and counts the last four years as the best (and quickest!) of his life. His favorite saints include the Blessed Mother (duh), St. Peter, St. Joan of Arc, St. Juan Diego, St. Thérèse de Lisieux, and Bl. Stanley Rother. His favorite animals are dogs, rabbits, otters, sharks and crows. His favorite hike is the secret crevice trail in Gallup (shh). His favorite video game is the newest Zelda. His favorite Bible verse (right now) is 1 Jn 4:10, “In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that He has loved us and sent us His Son as expiation for our sins.” Pray for vocations, starting with your own! Praised be Jesus Christ!

Fr. Carl Wertin

Fr. Carl Wertin is back this year by popular demand to co-host with Fr. Josh. Read more... Currently the Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Church in Trinidad, Colorado, Fr. Carl still finds time to hike, bike, skateboard, and make music. One of ten children, and one of three priests in his immediate family, Fr. Carl truly models the love of God and family.

Read bio... Fr. Carl Wertin is back this year by popular demand to co-host with Fr. Josh. Currently the Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Church in Trinidad, Colorado, Fr. Carl still finds time to hike, bike, skateboard, and make music. One of ten children, and one of three priests in his immediate family, Fr. Carl truly models the love of God and family.

Veronica Macias

Veronica Macias has six years of experience as a Catholic speaker and worship leader. Read more... She has spoken in crowds of 20-1,500 people at youth conferences, retreats, and youth groups. Veronica is a graduate theology student at Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, and received a B.A. in Theology and Communications from Ave Maria University for her undergrad. She is co-founder of Mercy Through Mary, a young adult outreach affiliated with Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC., in a mission to share Divine Mercy and Mary. Veronica also specializes in Theology of the Body and the Sacraments.

Read bio... Veronica Macias has six years of experience as a Catholic speaker and worship leader. She has spoken in crowds of 20-1,500 people at youth conferences, retreats, and youth groups. Veronica is a graduate theology student at Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, and received a B.A. in Theology and Communications from Ave Maria University for her undergrad. She is co-founder of Mercy Through Mary, a young adult outreach affiliated with Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC., in a mission to share Divine Mercy and Mary. Veronica also specializes in Theology of the Body and the Sacraments.

Kyle Heimann

For the over 10 years, Kyle Heimann has traveled the country with the Catholic-Acoustic-Humor-Folk-Beard-Rock duo "Popple." Read more... 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 three young boys. He spends time chopping wood, building fires, and doing other manly things like eating.

Read bio... For the over 10 years, Kyle Heimann has traveled the country with the Catholic-Acoustic-Humor-Folk-Beard-Rock duo, “Popple.” 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 three young boys. He spends time chopping wood, building fires, and doing other manly things like eating.

Dan Harms

Dan Harms is a speaker and musician; for over ten years he has been one half of the acoustic-humor ministry "Popple." Read more... Growing up in a military family, Dan moved all over the U.S. and twice lived in Japan. He went to high school in San Diego, CA and attended Purdue University in Indiana for college. Dan currently resides in Richmond, VA with his wife and young son. In addition to music and speaking ministries, Dan directs Youth Ministry for a parish in Richmond and enjoys photography, traveling and bike rides with his family.

Read bio... Dan Harms is a speaker and musician; for over ten years he has been one half of the acoustic-humor ministry "Popple." Growing up in a military family, Dan moved all over the U.S. and twice lived in Japan. He went to high school in San Diego, CA and attended Purdue University in Indiana for college. Dan currently resides in Richmond, VA with his wife and young son. In addition to music and speaking ministries, Dan directs Youth Ministry for a parish in Richmond and enjoys photography, traveling and bike rides with his family.

Popple

Popple travels around the country playing for youth groups, camps, retreats, rallies, adoration events, backyard parties and anywhere else that their ministry is needed. Read more... At times it is a ministry of joy, at other times a ministry of prayer and yet others a ministry of faith sharing. Either way, it is always fun.

Read bio... Popple travels around the country playing for youth groups, camps, retreats, rallies, adoration events, backyard parties and anywhere else that their ministry is needed. At times it is a ministry of joy, at other times a ministry of prayer and yet others a ministry of faith sharing. Either way, it is always fun.

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"Bridges"
October 5, 2019
10am - 6pm
Farmington Civic Center
200 W Arrington St, Farmington, NM

LUNCH AND SNACKS INCLUDED
CONFESSION – MASS – ADORATION
$30/PERSON - $35/PERSON AFTER SEPT 27

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