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Welcome to the Theology of the Body Speakers Bureau!
These speakers all offer a different perspective on understanding and applying John Paul II's life-transforming thought. If you're interested in more information on booking any of these speakers please e-mail us at info@theologyofthebody.net or call 1-866-333-6392. Their talks can be ordered online at www.ofwcmedia.com.



Fr. Thomas Loya, STB, MA
ImageFr. Thomas J. Loya is currently the pastor of Annunciation of the Mother of God Byzantine Catholic Church in Chicago, IL and the Eastern Catholic spiritual advisor for TOBIA. Before entering the seminary he earned a degree and pursued a career in commercial art and design, after which he worked for a Church design firm. He completed his studies for the priesthood in Pennsylvania and Rome and was ordained in 1982. In 1993 he added to his Bachelor of Fine Arts by earning a Masters in Counseling and Human Services. He has worked on the iconography both of his present parish and of St. John's parish in Solon, Ohio. In addition to his duties as a pastor and iconographer, Fr. Loya has served the Church in youth and young adult ministry and as an artist and design consultant. He has directed many retreats and has been a guest speaker at many seminars, conferences, and at World Youth Day 2002.  He is currently both a weekly host and guest on Relevant Radio, on the topics of Eastern Christianity and the theology of the body. www.byzantinecatholic.com

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Anastasia Northrop

ImageAnastasia Northrop, president of TOBIA, the Theology of the Body International Alliance, has been promoting John Paul II's understanding of the human person worldwide for the last ten years with Our Father's Will Communications.  Founder of the National Catholic Singles Conference in 2005, she has been particularly involved in applying John Paul II's message to the single life.  Along with organizing events and writing articles related to the theology of the body, she has given talks and promoted study groups in the United States and several countries in Europe and South America.  She is the author of the study guide for the text of the Theology of the Body entitled The Freedom of the Gift. 

Dave Sloan
ImageDave Sloan writes and speaks across the country on dating, courtship and the single life. Dave has appeared on many radio and television programs, including CNN News and EWTN's Life on the Rock.
Dave's Twelve Principle Program shows how to begin every relationship as brothers and sisters in Christ who can discover the wonder of one another without fear while growing ever closer to the God of Desire. He also addresses living the theology of the body as a single person and discusses singles formation. Visit his website at www.godofdesire.com.

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Katrina Zeno
ImageSpecializing in the "theology of the body," the single life, the genius of woman and passing on the faith, Katrina Zeno brings a dynamic and personal dimension to her speaking. Katrina earned her BA in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. As a single mother, she has acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge across life's journey from marriage to single life to raising children to romance.
Katrina is a well-published freelance writer and her articles can be found in Our Sunday Visitor, CRISIS magazine, Catholic Faith and Family, Pentecost Today, and Franciscan Way, and on-line at Christianity.com. She has spoken in the US, Canada, England, and Trinidad at parishes, retreat centers, and national conferences and is co-foundress of Women of the Third Millenium. Visit her website at wttm.org.

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