Eric is a real piece of work. A native of the Pacific Northwest, he is husband to Tori and father to Hannah and Daniel. Raised in the Presbyterian tradition, Eric joined the Catholic Church in 2002 and has served in parish ministry for the past 10 years, notably in the area of liturgical music ministry as pastoral musician/music director, composer, and liturgist. Eric is an avid gamer of the video, board, and card persuasion, and has recently taken up game design. Eric and his family currently reside in the “wild and wonderful” “almost heaven” of West Virginia.
John is a reluctant flatlander who hails from northern Illinois. John earned his Master’s degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and has worked for over a decade in the areas of faith formation and youth ministry. He cheated fate and is married to the most beautiful woman in Illinois. John has four lovely children ranging from a toddler to seven. John is an avid outdoorsman and the second best looking member of our podcast team.
Ben LaCasse was born and raised in Kentucky, where he lives with his wife, Alice, and two young daughters, Evie and Olive. He joined the Church in 2009 after realizing there were people who came before him who actually knew more about life than he did. Oh…and that God exists. To pay the bills, he tests environmental water samples in a lab, but his true loves are his family, reading, and hiking.