Judy Landrieu Klein, PhD is a Catholic theologian, author and licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor who speaks a word of healing and hope through a dynamic ministry that includes counseling, inspirational speaking and writing. A “revert” to Catholicism, Judy holds a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies and carried out post-graduate doctoral studies in bioethics in Rome. She received a PhD in Clinical Christian Counseling two years ago and works with her husband, Dr. Mark Gelis, at My Father’s House Counseling Ministry. Judy served as an adjunct professor of theology at Our Lady of Holy Cross College for seven years and received the mandatum from Archbishop Alfred Hughes in 2004.
Judy’s first book, Miracle Man, was an Amazon Kindle #1 Bestseller in Catholicism. Her most recent book, Mary’s Way: The Power of Entrusting Your Child to God, was released by Ave Maria Press as a CatholicMom.com imprint book in 2016. Both of her books are published in Poland, where they are bestsellers, and both received the nihil obstat from the Catholic Church.
A former co-host of Radio Maria’s Apologetics Live program, Judy has been the featured guest on numerous television and radio programs, including EWTN’s Women of Grace, Ave Maria Radio’s Kresta in the Afternoon and Teresa Tomeo’s Catholic Connection. She has also been the keynote speaker at many faith-based events, including Magnificat Women’s Breakfasts, Legatus dinners, and Catholic women’s conferences across the nation. Judy has also blogged regularly for Aleteia, CatholicMom.com, and Catholic Digest.
The founder of Memorare Ministries, Judy is dedicated to bringing a message of hope and encouragement to hurting souls. She is the proud mother of five children, the grandmother of nine and great grandmother of two. Judy can be contacted through her website at www.memorareministries.com.