Patrick is one of America’s most accomplished young Catholic communicators. The winner of more than two dozen awards from the Catholic Press Association of the United States, Patrick has written for some of America’s top Catholic publications including the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Catholic Digest and others.
In 2007, he received the coveted Bernadin-O’Connor Award for Pro-Life Journalism from Priests for Life. Throughout his 25-year career, Patrick has edited and written for magazines and newspapers across North America and Europe. He has been published in five languages. Patrick is the President of NovaMedia and Vice President of Coalition Relations at the Cardinal Newman Society. He previously served as Legatus Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief for 12 years.
Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Canada, Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and was trained in print and broadcast journalism at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He’s traveled to 26 countries and was blessed with the opportunity to kiss the ring of Pope St. John Paul II four times, and he made Pope Francis laugh out loud.
Patrick serves on the board of the Catholic Leadership Conference. But most importantly, he is a husband and father of five beautiful children.