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Reverend Dan Avila

Reverend Dan Avila, is the vocational director for the Diocese of Fresno. He is also the Pastor of St. Jude and Our Lady of the Assumption in Easton. In his spare time he is “the face” of KNXT and has hosted their recent telethon that featured youth and young adult ministries from around the diocese.

Reverend Gregory Beaumont

Reverend Gregory Beaumont serves as Pastor of Holy Family Church in Kingsburg and as Ecumenical Director and Scout Chaplain for the Diocese of Fresno. He is an Eagle Scout, with degrees in Biology, Theology and Ecumenical Studies, who studied at the University of California, Davis, Mt. Angel Seminary in Oregon and at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. He has led pilgrimages to Rome, Mexico City, Fatima and Israel and on the occasion of his 20th anniversary of priesthood has recently successfully completed a quest to find the “Holy Grail” and the places important to its amazing history and story.

Reverend Lawrence Chakrit Micaphitak, C.Ss.R

Reverend Lawrence Chakrit Micaphitak, C.Ss.R. is a member of the Congregation of Most Holy Redeemer of the Province of Thailand. Father Lawrence is Hmong and was ordained November, 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand. From 2007 through 2017 he has been a parish priest in Maechaem, Thailand and is currently Associate Priest at St. Michael and St. Rose in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

He currently serves the Asian refugees and the Asian communities of the Hmong; the people of Laos and Mynma in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Terry  Cotting-Mogan

Currently the Pflaum Publishing Group’s Western Regional Manager, Ms. Cotting-Mogan has over 40 years in catechetical, campus, family, and youth / young adult ministries at the parish, school, and diocesan levels. She has spoken at numerous events at diocesan and national levels. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University, a Master of Science degree from Cardinal Stritch College, both of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and an Advanced Studies Certificate in Youth Ministry Training from St. Mary’s University, Baltimore, Maryland. Sponsored by Pflaum Publishing Group.