James D. Wetzel


Pittsburgh-born James D. Wetzel is the Director of Music and Organist of the Parish of Saint Vincent Ferrer and Saint Catherine of Siena on Manhattan’s Upper East Side where he directs the professional Schola Cantorum. James previously served as Organist and Choirmaster of midtown’s Church of Saint Agnes and as Organ Scholar of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. From 2011-2016 he was an adjunct lecturer in Hunter College’s music department and from 2010-2023 was Assistant Conductor of the Greenwich Choral Society in Connecticut. He is the Dean of the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, President of the Catholic Artists Society, and a board member of the New York Purgatorial Society. A graduate of the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music, his private teachers have included Paul Jacobs (organ) and Robert Page and Kent Tritle (conducting).

Kevin Collins

Vice President; Co-Founder/Past President

Kevin Collins has worked in the entertainment industry for close to three decades as an actor, writer, director, and producer. He is an alumnus of the philosophy program at Saint Michael’s College, University of Toronto, of the National Theatre School of Canada, and the Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique.

Christopher Grizzetti


Dan Donohue

After graduating from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2008, Dan began his career working for Paula Scher at Pentagram Design. He joined Penguin Random House in 2010 to design for the Portfolio imprint, then started Dan Donohue Design in 2015. He lives near Rochester, New York with his wife Justine and their five children.

Madeleine Kearns

Madeleine Kearns is from Glasgow, Scotland. She is a staff writer at National Review, a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, and a former Robert Novak Journalism Fellow with The Fund for American Studies (2022-2023). Madeleine writes for The Spectator and has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Standpoint Magazine, Law and Liberty, UnHerd, The Scotsman, The Catholic Herald, Verily, and Heterodox Academy. She is a regular on National Review’s “The Editors” podcast and has appeared on the BBC, STV, ITV, Fox News, PragerU, the Ben Shapiro Show, and the Megyn Kelly Show. Madeleine graduated from the University of St Andrews, where she was a vocal scholar, with a first-class bachelor’s degree in English, minoring in Music. She received her postgraduate diploma in Education from the University of Glasgow, and Master’s in Journalism, “Cultural Reporting and Criticism,” from New York University. Madeleine lives with her husband in New York City.

Dino Marcantonio

Co-Founder/Past President

Dino Marcantonio is an architect whose practice has focused on high-end residential and ecclesiastical projects. His work has been published in a variety of magazines and journals including Architectural Digest, Veranda, and The Wall Street Journal. He is a member, and former president, of the Society for Catholic Liturgy. He has also taught at the architecture schools of Yale University and the University of Notre Dame.

Kari Riess

Kari Riess danced professionally in New York City for fourteen years as a company member of Douglas Dunn & Dancers and of Ernesto Corvino’s Dance Circle Company. From 1998 to 2019 she dedicated her time to homeschooling her three children in Brooklyn and to creating and directing The Front Lawn Players, a Shakespearean youth theater group. She currently works full-time for Angelico Press as sales manager and finance officer and assists with marketing and development.

Daniel Schreck

Daniel Schreck is a woodworker and musician. As a woodworker, he builds furniture and structures. As a musician, he composes and performs rock music playing guitar and voice. 

Professionally, Daniel works in finance after a stint in the music industry and non-profit sector. Academically, he earned a BA in biology, a licentiate in bioethics, and an MBA.

Giving back, he was a presidential appointee, adjunct professor, and board member to charities dedicated to healthcare, bioethics, and finance. Currently, Daniel is the president of a non-profit serving those with Down Syndrome and sits on his town’s representative government.

Daniel and his wife live in Greenwich, Connecticut with their nine children. They spend the summers mostly off-grid in New Hampshire where they are creating a family forest.

The Reverend Jonah Teller, O.P.


The Reverend Jonah Teller, O.P., is a friar of the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph. He holds a licentiate in sacred theology from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies. After completing his studies, he served as Coordinator for Campus Outreach at the Thomistic Institute in Washington, D.C. Along with Fr. Andrew Hofer, O.P., he is the co-composer of Nine Days with St. Joseph and Nine Days with St. Michael, and he is a regular contributor to the publication Magnificat. He also plays guitar for The Hillbilly Thomists. At present, Fr. Jonah serves as the parochial vicar at St. Joseph’s Church in New York City.