Mike Aquilina

Website: http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/

Mike Aquilina is a Catholic author, popular speaker, poet, and songwriter who serves as the executive vice president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

Aquilina earned a bachelor’s degree in English/writing (Phi Beta Kappa) from Penn State University in 1985. He is the author or editor of more than fifty books, including The Fathers of the Church, The Mass of the Early Christians, and Angels of God. He contributed work on early Christianity to the Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought. Aquilina has cohosted ten series on EWTN and hosted two documentaries. In 2015, Aquilina wrote the companion volume to the NBC miniseries A.D.: The Bible Continues, and in 2016, he wrote the companion volume to the MGM remake of the movie Ben-Hur.

He has published hundreds of articles, essays, and reviews in periodicals such as First Things, Crisis, National Catholic Register, The Priest, Columbia, and Our Sunday Visitor. He is a frequent guest on TV and radio, including a weekly appearance on the Son Rise Morning Show.

Aquilina previously served as editor of New Covenant: A Magazine of Catholic Spirituality, The Pittsburgh Catholic, and Black Box Corp. He also worked as editorial director at The Barash Group. He has received honors from the Catholic Press Association, including “Best Magazine” for New Covenant during his editorship.

He lives in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area with his wife, Terri. They have six children.

Books by Mike Aquilina