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Chris Stefanick

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Chris Stefanick is the lead author and presenter of Ascension’s award-winning Chosen Confirmation program, which was named the Association of Catholic Publishing’s “Resource of the Year” in 2015. Since that time, Chosen has been used to prepare more than a half million Confirmation candidates for their final sacrament of initiation.

Chris is the founder and president of Real Life Catholic, a nonprofit organization dedicated to re-engaging a generation of Catholics. The popularity of his Real Life Catholic reality TV show on Amazon Prime has enabled Chris to share the adventure and joy of the faith with viewers around the world.

Chris has authored or co-authored several books, served as director of youth and young adult ministry for the Archdiocese of Denver, and traveled widely to inspire audiences with his passionate vision for Catholic life.

Chris lives with his wife, Natalie, and their six children in Colorado.

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