In 1625, six priests and two lay brothers set off for the New World with the mission of bringing the salvation of Christ to a pagan people. Their reward in this life was a martyr’s death; in the next, the crown of life.
Christopher Check is the President of Catholic Answers. He writes and lectures on the lives of Catholic heroes and villains and has addressed audiences across the U.S. and in Europe. Christopher Check served for seven years as a field artillery officer in the Marine Corps, after which he served for nearly two decades as vice president of the Rockford Institute. In 2012 he joined Catholic Answers as Director of Development, and he was named President in 2015.