Star Speakers Series



Patrick Coffin will talk at our 125 Anniversary Gala as a special guest on November 9, 2019. Tickets for the Gala are available at Eventbrite:

Patrick Coffin Bio 

 Patrick Coffin is the host of The Patrick Coffin Show, a podcast on faith and culture heard in over 100 countries. The former host of Catholic Answers Live radio show, Patrick has interviewed top influencers, such as Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Costner, Fox News host and author Tucker Carlson, Emmy Award winning singer-actor, Harry Connick, Jr, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dion DiMucci; composers Morten Lauridsen and Sir James MacMillan,  New York Timeswriter Ross Douthat, horror novelist Dean Koontz, four presidential candidates, and top Vatican cardinals.

He is also the author of The Contraception Deception; Stay Cool When the Argument Heats Up; How To Handle Haters; and Once Saved Not Always Saved. In 2016 he produced the noir drama Call of the Void, starring James Morrison and Mojean Aria. Patrick lives in Orange County, CA, where he runs the culture-building membership site



Four times a year our parish invites speakers over as part of our Star Speakers Series to share with us how our Catholic faith touches every aspect of our lives.  In the past, we’ve invited EWTN news anchor Raymond Arroyo, film director Daniel DiSilva, Jesuit publisher Fr. Joseph Fessio, philosopher and author Dr. Peter Kreeft, astrophysicist Dr. Maria Elena Monzani, exorcist Fr. Gary Thomas, theologian Fr. Wolfgang Seitz, and anthropologist and novelist Fiorella Nash.

If you are interested in getting information about future speakers please send us an e-mail to be added in our contact list. Please Visit our event page or contact Mariella Zevallos at

Fr. Joseph Illo with a group of star parishioners and Barbara Nicolosi (far right).
George Weigel presentation.
Monsignor Leo Maasburg one of our guest Speakers with the Missionaries of Charity sisters.