Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 27 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide. Patrick grew up in Southern California as a life-long Catholic. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Phoenix, as well as B.Phil. in philosophy and an M.A. in theology from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. He serves as an adjunct professor of apologetics at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and has also taught theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Patrick and his wife Nancy have been married for 38 years and have been blessed by the Lord with 11 children and 23 grandchildren (so far).