Breakout Session Speaker


Dr. Andrew and Sarah Swafford speak frequently across the country on dating, marriage, the moral and spiritual life, St. John Paul II, and Sacred Scripture. Together, they are the authors of Gift and Grit: How Heroic Virtue Can Change Your Life and Relationships and cohosts of Ascension’s What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith, filmed at 30 holy sites in Rome. Sarah is the author of Emotional Virtue: A Guide to Drama-free Relationships and cohost of EWTN’s At the Heart of Relationships. She is also a contributor to Ascension’s Chosen. Andrew is Professor of Theology at Benedictine College and among his publications are What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith, A Catholic Guide to the Old Testament, and Spiritual Survival in the Modern World: Insights from C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters. He is also general editor of Ascension’s Great Adventure Catholic Bible and host of Ascension’s Bible studies on Romans and Hebrews. Andrew and Sarah live in Atchison, KS with their six children.