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SON OF SAINT BEN 2018

Ryan Verret - Class of 1999

Ryan Verret is a member of the Saint Ben's Class of 1999. He and his wife Mary-Rose are the founders of Witness to Love Marriage Prep Renewal Ministry and the authors of "Witness to Love: How to Help the Next Generation Build Marriages that Survive and Thrive". The book is a virtue based, catechumenate approach to marriage formation and enrichment. Written in both English and Spanish, the book is being used to renew parishes by over 70 dioceses in the United States, Canada, Australia and the Philippines.

After graduation from Saint Ben's, Ryan completed graduate studies in theology, clinical psychology, and medical ethics and worked for several years in the field of healthcare administration and policy development.

Together Ryan and Mary-Rose speak on issues regarding evangelization, marriage, Natural Family Planning, miscarriage and medical ethics. They are frequent guests on EWTN's Catholic Radio for Acadiana and reside in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana with their four children.


Previous Sons of Saint Ben
  • 2011 - Fr. Mark Derise
  • 2012 - Fr. Matthew Dupre
  • 2013 - Dr. Daniel Burns
  • 2014 - Fr. Joshua Rodrigue
  • 2015 - Cory Hayes
  • 2016 - Fr. Andrew Merrick
  • 2017 - Roy Petitfils, LPC