2018 Speakers


Emcee

Timmerie Millington

Timmerie Millington works as a radio host and Catholic speaker educating in areas of theology and is an expert at responding to current trends of sexuality, feminism, and gender ideology. She co-hosts Trending with Don and Timmerie. Prior to this, Timmerie worked for five years as the Director of Education & Outreach at Life Choices pregnancy counseling center in San Diego.

Previously, she co-hosted the Catholic Answers radio show/podcast Hearts and Minds with Catholic Apologist Trent Horn. She holds a Masters Degree in Exegetical Biblical Theology and Bachelor's Degree in Communications Media with an emphasis in the New Evangelization from John Paul the Great Catholic University. Her diverse professional background includes public relations consulting for nonprofits at the national level. You can read her latest musings online at www.Timmerie.com and connect with her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

Mother Tabitha

Mother Tabitha is an Orthodox Christian nun at Holy Assumption Monastery in Calistoga California.
She has been a nun for 12 years.
Prior to her monastic life, she was a letter Carrier/Clerk for the Postal Service for 35 years.
She was born and raised in Colorado, moving to California in the late sixties.
Mother Tabitha is a repentant "Hippie" and a mother of 2 adult children.

Father Bernardo

El Padre Bernardo nació en Chula Vista, California, pero pasó gran parte de su infancia en Tijuana, Baja California. Antes de entrar al seminario, tuvo la oportunidad de adentrarse en el mundo de los medios de comunicación participando de grandes proyectos como: Exa Fm y haciendo horas de servicio en Televisa Tijuana, entre otros.

Entró al Programa de Formación Sacerdotal para la Diócesis de San Diego unos días antes de cumplir 18 en el 2007. Se graduó de la Universidad de San Diego con una doble licenciatura en Filosofía y Ciencias de la Comunicación. Posteriormente hizo sus estudios de posgrado en el seminario “Mt. Angel” en Oregón.

El Padre Bernardo fue ordenado sacerdote el 29 de mayo del 2015 en la Iglesia “The Immaculata” dentro del campus de la Universidad de San Diego.

Sarah Jensen Elhoff

Sarah Jensen Elhoff has been the Director of the Adoption Center of San Diego since 1993. The Adoption Center was established in 1987 as a non-profit center providing complete adoption facilitation services to families. ACSD also provides clinical counseling and support groups at no charge to women facing an unplanned/crisis pregnancy and educational and support services to adopting families.

Sarah is also a registered Adoption Facilitator with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), an Adoption Educator and Public Speaker, a member of San Diego Association For Life and Board member of Agnes Dei Foundation-Lamb of God Maternity Home.

Jake McDonnel

Jake McDonnell is an urban missionary and church planter. He is currently lead pastor at Tribe Church in City Heights, San Diego. He was saved from abortion as a child and dedicated to the fight for the right to life for the unborn.

Sarah Saccone Lanza

Sarah Saccone is a young woman passionate about the sanctity of life and the dignity of the human person. Utilizing her Bachelor degree in Sociology from California State University of San Marcos, she worked as a counselor of homeless youth in a shelter-home atmosphere for nine years. She has served on a number of mental health non-profit boards, been a long time volunteer for San Diego Hospice, and spent time teaching children in East Africa.

She is the niece of Founder/CEO, Grace Dulaney, and when the opportunity of Lamb of God Maternity Home presented itself, both she and Grace knew that Agnus Dei was a perfect fit for her. Sarah serves as the full-time Director for Lamb of God Maternity Home, daily giving witness to her passion for women in crisis pregnancy through the gift of adoption and positive parenting. She resides in San Diego, California.

Michaelene Fredenburg

Michaelene Fredenburg is the President and CEO of Life Perspectives. Over the past decade Life Perspectives has become a leader in innovative digital and take-home healing resources including abortionchangesyou.com and miscarriagehurts.com. Considered an expert on reproductive grief and loss, Michaelene is a frequent speaker at universities and events and has testified before US House and Senate Committee hearings.

Very Reverend Father John Kent Reimann

The Very Reverend Father John Kent Reinmann is an Archpriest under Metropolitan JOSEPH of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, serving St. Anthony the Great Antiochian Orthodox Church in San Diego for the past 10 years. He was raised in Idaho, converted to the Orthodox Faith in Arizona while teaching high School there, married his wife Khouria Christina Shaheen while at Seminary in Boston, and they have two daughters, Anastasia, 18, and Elizabeth, 15 years of age. Previously he served at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Los Angeles for 12 years before being transferred to San Diego. He has served for 22 consecutive years at the Orthodox Camp St. Nicholas in Frazier Park and for the last 4 years as the Chaplain of the new Orthodox University of St. Katherine in San Marcos.