Patty is a full-time lay minister who finds joy in running, strong cups of coffee, and all things Ignatian spirituality. She is passionate about ministry to divorced Catholics and specifically to women whose relationships with men have been impacted by pornography and sexual addiction. Having been personally impacted by porn addiction, Patty wants the Church to be better empowered to walk along side men and women facing this . In her free time, Patty writes for Blessed is She, reads lots of books, and writes and speaks on the side.
Danielle loves dancing, lino-block cutting, and only eats ice cream twice a year (once at the beginning of summer, once again at the end of summer). Once she won first prize at a Halloween party for her convincing Father Solanus Casey costume. She also has a heart for ministry, which led her to active ministry in the city of Detroit. Accompanying people through their joys and sorrows is an honor and a privilege, and Danielle thanks you for being a part of this ministry.
Randy Hermann MA, LPC, CSAT
Randy Hermann has been helping individuals with sex and pornography addiction, infidelity, and other problematic sexual behaviors since 2008. His passion and insight in this area have helped many discover the path to healthy sexuality, and to experience life and relationships in new ways, where fear, shame and isolation are no longer roadblocks to true intimacy.
As an associate at both at the Grace Counseling Center and Kenneth M Adams & Associates, Randy incorporates both clinical skill and spiritual sensitivity in a balanced approach to treating the whole person: body, mind, and spirit.
Fr. Pierre Ingram, cc
Fr. Pierre Ingram is a member of the Companions of the Cross, a new Society of Apostolic Life dedicated to the New Evangelization and based in Ottawa, Canada. He was ordained in 1995. In 2011 he completed a doctoral dissertation at St. Paul University entitled, "The representation of Christ by the priest: a study of the antecedents of in persona Christi theology in ancient Christian tradition." Since 2012 he has been an assistant professor of sacramental theology at SHMS, in the College of Liberal Arts. He also serves as Director of Formation for the seminarians of his community.
Nick Jorgensen has been actively involved in leading evangelization efforts for the last decade. Currently, he serves as the Associate Director of Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Detroit. In this role, he has been developing leadership and evangelization initiatives to unleash the gospel. He has also been an active speaker on various topics from sharing his testimony to preaching the faith. In particular, it is his joy and passion for proclaiming Christ to others that drives his heart to serve the Church. Nick holds an M.A. in Theology and Christian Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville. He currently resides in the Michigan with his wife and 2 sons.
Beth & Steve Locricchio
Steve and Beth have been married for eighteen years and are passionate about leading others to true freedom in Christ. Their own journey through the pains of addiction and recovery has given them hearts of compassion as they share how the Lord came into their lives in a mighty way. Their desire is to bring Jesus and recovery to other couples who find themselves in the same struggle. Steve and Beth have five children and facilitate the My House support groups at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth, Michigan.
Hope Ray, LPC, CSAT, CHFP
Hope Ray offers tailor-made Intensives for couples and individuals surviving betrayal and infidelity.
Working alongside Dr. Ken Adams, Hope helped design Michigan's first comprehensive treatment program for partners of sex addicts. Her Complex Partner Trauma model has also been used at The Meadows and across the US. To learn more about Complex Partner Trauma check out Hope’s Webinar with Center for Healthy Sex, here: Webinar -The Partner’s Experience.
Hope is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and a Certified Hope and Freedom Practitioner (CHFP). Her experience has shown there is hope for healing relationships even after the devastation of sexual secrets and infidelity.