5th Annual “In His Real Presence” Eucharistic Congress
Father John Burns
National Eucharistic Preacher
Father John Burns is a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. He studied business marketing at the University of Notre Dame, but later realized a deeper call to preach the infinite love of God with his whole life. Ordained a priest in 2010, he has served in parish ministry and taught moral theology in the seminary. Father John also works extensively with religious communities of women and has provided with retreats and conferences for Sisters in Africa, Europe, and the United States. He is the author of the book Lift Up Your Heart: A 10-Day Personal Retreat. Father John recently completed his doctoral studies on the theology of healing through forgiveness.
Michael McGlinn is an award-winning filmmaker. He is the founder of Sistine Films and Face of Mercy, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to promoting the message of Jesus, The Divine Mercy message, and helping people become confident in God’s goodness.
Michael has produced films all over the world and original soundtracks for Catholic film productions. He is also a music recording artist who has worked with legendary musicians from Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine to The Allman Brothers Band and Genesis.
Michael also played football at Notre Dame under legendary coach Lou Holtz.
Michael’s work is focused on revealing the Sacred Heart of Jesus to audiences through his films, spoken word audio productions, talks, concerts and materials.
In 2020, Michael launched AdoreHimDaily.org, a website and app that features short films, podcasts and materials to help families to seek holiness through Eucharistic Adoration. Michael and his wife Beth are raising their family in Kansas City, Missouri.
Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.
Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr., was born October 16, 1959, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the oldest of the four children of Vann and Patricia (Huber) Johnston.
He attended St. Meinrad School of Theology in Indiana and obtained his Master of Divinity degree in 1990. He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Knoxville on June 9, 1990, at Holy Ghost Church in Knoxville, his home parish. Johnston pursued graduate studies at the Catholic University of America, where he obtained a Licentiate in Canon Law (1996).