Cardinal Burke has served in many capacities including as the Archbishop of St. Louis in Missouri, with the Congregation for Bishops, and as Cardinal Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome. As a prominent canon lawyer, Cardinal Burke is noted for his work and unwavering dedication to the integrity of Catholic doctrine and support of traditional sacred liturgy.
Archbishop 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. He has been a steadfast promoter of sacred music and liturgy.
Bishop Vasa is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska and was ordained on May 22, 1976. He earned a Licentiate of Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and on November 19, 1999 was named the fifth Bishop of Baker, Oregon by Pope John Paul II. In 2011 he was appointed by Pope Benedict to his current position as Bishop of Santa Rosa.
Lynne Bissonnette-Pitre is a physician, scholar, musician and iconographer. She has lectured nationally, led retreats and been organizing the Sacred Liturgy Conferences since 2012. She practices psychiatry, teaches chant and Iconography and is the co-founder and director of Schola Cantus Angelorum.
His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, D.D., J.C.D.
His Excellency Archbishop Alexander K. Sample, DD, JCL
His Excellency Bishop Robert F. Vasa, DD, JCL
Lynne Bissonnette-Pitre, MD, PhD, LGCHS
Rev. Kelber, a Dominican priest, is currently serving as Pastor at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon. His profession to the Dominican Order was on September 2, 2000 and he was ordained a priest on June 2, 2007.
The Very Reverend Vincent Kelber, O.P.
Rev. Furlow was ordained on June 2015 by Archbishop Alexander Sample and is currently serving as Parochial vicar at St. Mary's Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. He entered Mount Angel Seminary in 2010 before transferring in 2011 to the Pontifical North American College in Rome. There he completed a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in 2013 and a Licentiate in Moral Theology at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in 2016.
Reverend Timothy Furlow, STL
Francisco J. Romero, Ph.D.
Francisco Romero is a Research Professor of Philosophy at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico and specializes in Philosophy, Theology, and the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. His academic publications have appeared in numerous periodicals, including in The Thomist, American Catholic Philosophy Quarterly, Latin Mass Magazine, and The New Catholic Encyclopedia. He is the author of the blog Ite ad Thomam and the founder and president of Ite ad Thomam Books and Media.
Rev. Gerard Saguto, FSSP District Superior of North America
Rev. Saguto attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska, and was ordained for the Priestly Fraternity of St Peterin 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 District Superior of North America in July 2015.
Nicholas Lemme, B.A.
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.
Amelia W. Volz, MA
Amelia Volz is a wife, mother, and member of the Schola Cantus Angelorum, with an M.A. in theology. She is currently working toward a Licentiate in Sacred Theology with a concentration in Mariology through the International Marian Research Institute in Dayton, Ohio, an affiliate of the Marianum in Rome. Besides Mariology, she is interested in Thomistic studies, in particular St. Thomas' approach to Sacred Scripture. She homeschooled two of her children through high school and led Marian spiritual groups according to the Schoenstatt Spirituality for over eleven years.
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, a volunteer chaplain at the Oregon State Penitentiary, preaches retreats, gives talks, and does weekend parish ministry. Fr. 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.