Ordained a Franciscan priest in 1983, Albert Haase, O.F.M. (Ph.D., Fordham University) is a popular preacher, teacher, spiritual director and radio personality. A former missionary to mainland China for over 11 years, he was the director of the International Institute for Clergy Formation based at Seton Hall University. A preacher of parish missions, retreats and workshops on spirituality, he also trains spiritual directors for the diocese of Peoria, IL. He is the co-host of Spirit and Life, a weekly radio show produced by the Relevant Radio Network and can also be heard on Baraga Broadcasting and The Presence Radio Network. He is the award-winning author of 9 books on popular spirituality including Coming Home to Your True Self: Leaving the Emptiness of False Attractions (InterVarsity Press), This Sacred Moment: Becoming Holy Right Where You Are (InterVarsity Press), and the basis of his Now You Know Media course, Living the Lord’s Prayer: The Way of the Disciple (InterVarsity Press). His web site is www.AlbertOFM.org and his books are available at www.IVpress.com.