Archbishop Alexander K. Sample, DD, JCL
The Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample was ordained a priest at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette, Michigan on June 1, 1990 and appointed the twelfth Bishop of the Diocese of Marquette in MI on December 13, 2005 by Pope Benedict XVI. On January 29, 2013 he was appointed to his current position as the eleventh Archbishop of Portland in Oregon.
Bishop Athanasius Schneider, ORC, STD
The Most Reverend Bishop Schneider has served as the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Astana since 2011. When he joined the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross of Coimbra he was given the religious name Athanasius. He was ordained a priest on March 25, 1990. On June 2, 2006, he was consecrated a bishop at the Altar of the Chair of Saint Peter in Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, by Angelo Cardinal Sodano. He is the General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Kazakhstan and Titular Bishop of Celerina, Switzerland.
Bishop James D. Conley, DD, STL
The Most Reverend James D. Conley has served the Catholic Church in a wide variety of ways—as pastor, college campus chaplain, director of Respect Life ministries, theology instructor and a Vatican official. On April 10, 2008, Pope Benedict XVI named him auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Denver and he was ordained on May 30, 2008. On Sept. 14, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop Conley as the ninth bishop of the Lincoln Diocese in Nebraska.
Reverend Cassian Folsom, OSB, STD
Rev. Folsom joined the religious life in 1979 and is the founder of the Monastero di San Benedetto in Norcia, Italy where he served as Prior for 18 years. He was also president of the Pontifical Liturgical Institute from 1992-2000 and continues to be dedicated to preserving the fidelity of the Sacred Liturgy through his example and teaching.
Monsignor Andrew R. Wadsworth, MA
Msgr. Wadsworth has been the Executive Director of ICEL since the Fall of 2009 and is the co-founder of the Community of St. Phillip Neri in Washington, D.C. where he is currently the moderator. He holds a Masters in Italian, Theology, and Music. Msgr. Wadsworth has a great love of sacred music and has had considerable experience and training in this area.
Monsignor Gerard O'Connor, SLD
Msgr. O'Connor was ordained a priest in Massachusetts on July 22, 2000. He has served as an official on the Congregation of the Clergy in Rome and was named a Chaplain to His Holiness in March 2005. He holds a Doctorate in Sacred Liturgy from the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in Rome and most recently was appointed as the Director of the Office of Divine Worship in the Archdiocese of Portland.
Reverend Gerard Saguto, FSSP
Rev. Saguto attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska, and was ordained for the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter in 2004. After eleven years of pastoral service, which included establishing North American Martyrs Parish, a Fraternity apostolate in Seattle, Washington, Fr. Saguto was appointed to be the new FSSP District Superior of North America in July 2015.
Monsignor John Cihak, STD
Msgr. Cihak has been a priest in the Archdiocese of Portland since June 1998 and received his doctoral degree in Sacred Theology in 2007 from the Pontifical Gregorian Institute in Rome. In 2009, Msgr. Cihak began serving at the Vatican Congregation of Bishops and shortly after was appointed a papal master of ceremonies under Pope Benedict XVI and continues under Pope Francis.
Magdalen Ross, JCL
Magdalen Ross is a Judge of the Tribunal of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT, who studied at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. Her areas of interest and expertise are matrimonial law, liturgical law, and Church-constitutional law. She has been involved in the organization of several liturgical conferences, including the first of the Sacra Liturgia conferences (Rome, 2013) and the Sacra Liturgia Summer School in La Garde-Freinet, France (at the Monastère Saint-Benoît).
Monsignor Richard Huneger, STL
Msgr. Huneger was ordained to the priesthood in 1973 by Archbishop Robert Dwyer, and he has been serving the Archdiocese of Portland since his ordination. He received his Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the University of Innsbruk, Austria and he was the Director of Pastoral Services for the Archdiocese of Portland from 1987-1994. Msgr. Huneger has been the Pastor at St. Joseph Parish since 2014.
Reverend Gabriel Thomas Mosher, OP, MPhil, MDiv
Rev. Mosher entered the Dominican Order of Preachers in 2007. He made his first vows a year later and was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 2015. In addition to his duties as Parochial Vicar, Rev. Gabriel is the director of the parish RCIA, is a member of the board of directors for Mater Dei Radio and is chaplain for the local Knights of Columbus council.
Reverend Theodore Lange, STL
Rev. Lange is a priest for the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. He has served as a Formation Director at Mt. Angel Seminary, is currently State Chaplain for the Knights of Columbus, preaches retreats and gives talks. He is currently the pastor at St Catherine of Siena church in Veneta and serves as chaplain and teacher at Marist High School. Rev. Lange was also commissioned by Pope Francis to be a Missionary of Mercy on February 10th 2016 and continues serving the Church as a Missionary of Mercy.
Nicholas Lemme is a professor of Gregorian chant, sacred polyphony, and vocal instruction at the FSSP’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in the Diocese of Lincoln, NE. Additionally, he conducts the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel Choir (FSSP), and provides chant instruction for the School Sisters of Christ the King and the Knights of the Holy Eucharist. Nicholas is a Ward Method practitioner, and, with the help of his wife, Elizabeth, directs a diocesan children’s choir that focuses on chant and sacred polyphony.
Alex Begin is a co-creator, executive producer, and host at Extraordinary Faith TV and has been promoting the Latin Mass for almost three decades. Harvard’s youngest graduate in 1982, Alex founded a software company and went on to own and co-own several small businesses. Alex has extensive experience training priests and bishops in how to celebrate the Tridentine Mass and Sacraments and travels worldwide providing this service.