Mike Aquilina is a Catholic author, speaker, poet, and songwriter who serves as the executive vice president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He is a contributing editor to Angelus News and his podcast, Way of the Fathers, drops twice monthly at CatholicCulture.org.
Aquilina is the author or editor of more than sixty books, including The Fathers of the Church, The Mass of the Early Christians, and Angels of God. Aquilina has cohosted eleven series on EWTN and hosted two documentaries. Aquilina wrote the companion volumes to the NBC miniseries A.D.: The Bible Continues (2015) and the MGM remake of the movie Ben-Hur (2016). His book A History of the Church in 100 Objects earned an honorable mention in the 2018 Catholic Press Association awards. He is the editor of the Reclaiming Catholic History series and wrote The Church and the Roman Empire (301-490).
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 magazine and The Pittsburgh Catholic. He has received honors from the Catholic Press Association, including “Best Magazine” for New Covenant during his editorship and best book in the category of biography.
He lives in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area with his wife, Terri. They have six children.