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RTF Speakers

Patrick Madrid

Patrick Madrid is among our country’s leading defenders of the Catholic faith. He is host of the Patrick Madrid Show and author of such books as Why Be Catholic? and How to do Apologetics. A lifelong Catholic, Patrick earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and master’s degree in dogmatic theology from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. Patrick has conducted countless teaching seminars on Catholic themes across the world. After hearing Patrick, you will be empowered and encouraged to share your faith more boldly through word and action.

Author, radio host, apologist

Doug Barry

A devoted husband and father of five, Doug Barry is the founder and director of the Catholic ministry RADIX. BATTLE READY is a mission of RADIX, to help strengthen and encourage the soldier of Christ to be aware of, prepared for and engaged in the spiritual fight that we are in. Since 1992, Doug has traveled both nationally and internationally to help spread and defend the Catholic faith. Doug is also co-host for EWTN’s television program Life on the Rock. You don’t listen to Doug Barry, you experience him --- get ready to be inspired and strengthened as Doug equips you with the spiritual armor and weaponry for your upcoming spiritual battles!

Founder and director of the Catholic ministry RADIX

Chris Padgett

A husband and father of nine children, Chris Padgett brings alive the message of God’s love shared through powerful storytelling and uplifting music. Chris entered the Catholic Church in 1999 and has since been a passionate champion of the faith. He earned his master’s degree in theology from Franciscan University and is pursuing a doctorate in sacred theology from the International Marian Research Institute in Dayton, Ohio. His relevant and moving message of who Jesus is and how He can change your life will leave you on fire for our Lord!

Story teller and musician

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