Rev. Mark Connolly was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1970 he started THE SUNDAY MASS on television in the New York Area. In 1993, Fr. Connolly was named the Director of Radio and Television in the Diocese of Bridgeport. He is well known in the field of Radio and Television. Presently, Father is the host of an ABC syndicated show called THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK which is aired every Sunday morning throughout the country. Father Connolly is the senior editor of SPIRITUALITY FOR TODAY.
Most Rev. Edward M. Egan, D.D., J.C.D., was consecrated a bishop in 1985. In 1988 he was installed as the Third Bishop of Bridgeport. Bishop Egan has a degree in philosophy; licentiate in Sacred Theology and a Doctorate in Canon Law. He has overseen the regionalization of the diocesan elementary schools, established an active Hispanic Apostolate and founded the St. John Fisher Residence for young men considering the priesthood.
Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., was born in Boston and ordained to the Society of Jesus in 1973. Since then Fr. Allen has held numerous educational and administrative positions within the Jesuit educational system. He is presently the Executive Assistant to the President of Fairfield University.
Julie Green is a writer, retreat leader, teacher and mother of two teenagers who lives in Edinboro, Pa. She once spent two years doing community development work in Lac La Marte, N.W.T.
Ilene Gallo is an American Graduate student at the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology in Dublin, Ireland. A native of San Diego, California, she has worked in a number of parishes as a volunteer for RCIA, Children's Liturgy teams and Parish councils.