Fr. Martino Choi
Fr. Martin Choi is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. Born and raised primarily in the DC area, he studied Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. After graduation, he attended Mount St. Mary's Seminary for his priestly formation. He was ordained in June 2015 by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and currently serves as the parochial vicar at St. Patrick's Church in Rockville, Maryland.
Sr. Judith and sr. maristella maldonado, o.p
Sister Judith and Sister Maristella Maldonado, O.P. are twin sisters, of the Dominican Sister of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima. They were born in Hartford, Connecticut, raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, and in Puerto Rico, with Puerto Rican parents. Their passion is to serve the families every day, in every possible way. Their long experience with the families, the Charism of their Congregation which is the Evangelization of the Families, and their social worker profession, has converted them in experts in Family Ministry. Both Sr. Judith and Sr. Maristella work with Family Ministry at St. Martin of Tours in Gathersburg, MD. Sister Maristella’s motto is “Happiness of God” And Sister Judith’s is “Love as God loves, until the ultimate consequences, the cross”
Julia Vidmar is from Baltimore and has lived there most of her life. She currently works as the Coordinator for the Vocations Office of the Archdiocese of Baltimore where she has been for the last five years. It is her great privilege to support the seminarians as they discern God’s will for their lives and to partner in the great mission of spreading a culture of vocations in Baltimore. Her background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Marriage and Family Studies from DeSales University in Allentown, PA, and a Master’s Degree in Theology and Philosophy from the St. John Paul II Institute in Washington, DC. She looks forward to speaking at Mount 2000 and prays that each person who attends will encounter the love of Christ in a new way. St. John Paul II, pray for us!