Fr. Mario grew up in Woodhaven and attended St. Pius X Catholic School in Southgate and Gabriel Richard Catholic High School in Riverview. After high school, he worked in music ministry at Catholic churches in the Detroit area while pursuing a degree in pastoral ministry as well a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. Fr. Mario entered the seminary at the age of 22 and for six years discerned and studied for the Catholic priesthood earning a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) and a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (S.T.B.).
Ms. Henson is a noted expert on entertainment industry trends and the how the impact of entertainment affects children and the American popular culture at large.
Steve is a convert to the Catholic faith and a popular author, speaker, and pilgrimage leader. He has been to the Holy Land over 100 times exploring, filming, and leading thousands of pilgrims. Steve is a regular guest on Catholic radio and TV including Catholic Answers, Ave Maria Radio, and EWTN. He writes Bible Studies for Catholic Scripture Study International.