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Featured Speakers

Michael P. Warsaw • EWTN Chairman of the Board & CEO

Michael P. Warsaw is the Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of EWTN. He joined EWTN in 1991 and has held senior management positions in the areas of television production, satellite operations, and technical services, working directly with Mother Angelica, the network’s founder, on all of her major initiatives. Michael was named President of EWTN in 2000 and assumed the post of chief executive officer in 2009. With the Network’s 2011 acquisition of the National Catholic Register, he became its publisher. Michael assumed the post of chairman of the board of EWTN in 2013. In that capacity he oversees the network’s strategic direction and mission around the world.

Doug Keck • EWTN President and COO

Doug Keck, President & Chief Operating Officer, EWTN, and host of "EWTN Bookmark," is responsible for all Network TV, Radio and Internet services. He previously served in senior level positions with AMC, Bravo, Cablevision and various regional news and sports programming networks. During his over 35 years in media, he has worked in NY area radio and has been involved in the development and launch of more than 25 international, national and regional television networks.

Johnnette Benkovic • Host of “Women of Grace”

Johnnette is host of EWTN’s popular radio and television shows, Women of Grace. In addition to her television and radio programs, she is also a popular conference speaker, retreat master and seminar presenter, and has written several books on topics including prayer and spirituality, authentic femininity, conversion and the dangers of new age movements.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J • Host of “EWTN Live” and “Threshold of Hope”

Hand picked by Mother Angelica to teach and share the Gospel as only a Jesuit, Biblical scholar and papal expert can, Fr. Mitch began hosting series for the network all the way back to 1984; his leading of the Holy Land Rosary seen daily on EWTN, has aired continuously since then. Fr. Mitch’s newest book is “Winning the Battle Against Sin.”

Fr. Larry Richards • Host of “Be a Man”

Fr. Richards was born in Pittsburgh, PA. A gifted and captivating speaker, preacher, retreat master and author. He speaks from experience as a pastor of an inner city parish, a high school chaplain, a counselor and evangelist. Fr. Larry Richards has directed hundreds of retreats, parish missions, and conferences for young and old alike. Fr. Larry’s best selling book, “Be a Man! Becoming the Man God Created You to Be” was recently turned into an EWTN mini-series. He is also a regular on EWTN’s Living Right with Dr. Ray, program where he appears in a weekly segment entitled "Living the Faith".

The Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast

The Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast was born in Montreal, QC. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 10, 1972 and to the episcopate on April 25, 1995. He studied philosophy at Loyola Seminary (Fordham University of New York) and theology at Regis College (Toronto School of Theology). He was then named Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto, Archbishop of Halifax, Apostolic Administrator of the diocese of Yarmouth and Archbishop of Ottawa in 2007. His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI bestowed the Pallium upon him on June 29, 2007. His motto is: In nomine Jesu.