Fr. Jeffrey Stephaniuk, Wynyard, SK, is no stranger to the pro-life movement in the province and country. His blog posts have encouraged and instructed many who are in the trenches of pro-life action. Fr. Jeffrey has been editor of the Choose Life News and active member of the local pro-life group for many years. He has also been an important volunteer with Rachel’s Vineyard and One More Soul Canada. More recently, Fr. Jeffrey has received the Dombowsky Award for 2018.
Brett is Archdiocesan Theologian for the Archdiocese of Regina. Among his many tasks in the diocese, he is the director of the diaconate formation program that will see nine men ordained to the permanent diaconate this June at Holy Rosary Cathedral. He also serves the Canadian Catholic Bishops in a national dialogue with Evangelical Christians. Brett has authored, co-authored, or edited a handful of books, some of which are available for purchase here today and he is currently working on a book for Catholic teachers. Brett lives in Regina with his wife, Flannery, and their children, Toby, Oscar, Daisy, Dorothy, Beatrice, and Sebastian.
• Colm Leyne, 35 years old • Is married to Sharon since 2009 & they have a 7 year old daughter Jacinta, and a
3.5 year old son, Ezra
• Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Diocese of Saskatoon.
• Colm has 15 years of experiences (paid and as a volunteer) in youth ministry.
Including 3 years working at a parish, 1 as a retreat team coordinator, and now
presently at the Diocese since 2009.
• Colm holds a Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies and a graduate of
the Diocese of Saskatoon Lay Formation program.
INTERESTS: • He dreams of visiting all major Marian shrines, and for all young people in the
Diocese to go on a pilgrimage and mission by the age of 25.
• Colm is an avid sports fan, especially of the Montreal Canadians.
• When he manages to find time, it usually is spent around family, sports or reading
a good book.
• He’s rumoured to have collected sticks as a kid.
Dr. Martin G Owen received his MD with honours from Queens’ University School of Medicine. He is a fellow of the Reproductive Health Research Institute (RHRI) and never of the
International Institute of Restorative Reproductive Medicine. His clinical experience encompasses the full scope of family medicine with a particular focus the treatment of couples
with infertility and those with chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions.
He is the current Vice President of the Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians’ Society, founding executive of the North American Federation of Catholic Medical Associations, and the
Canadian representative to the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations.
In 2016 he founded Vitae Medical Solutions to address the need for clinical and technological solutions in the restorative reproductive medicine field internationally. Dr. Owen is supported by
his loving wife, Theresa and their seven children.