Mark Connolly is a Catholic blogger and speaker who blogs under the pen name Frater Bovious at https://spiritualadvocate.wordpress.com/, and as a guest blogger at http://thejoecatholic.org/. Mark has been a featured speaker at Catholic men’s conferences giving talks on what it means to be a Catholic man engaged in the world, and is part of the team presenting the monthly Positively Catholic formation talks at his local parish. He is a regular speaker for Joe Catholic, a men’s apostolate, giving talks on topics from Saints to Sacraments, the Documents of Vatican II, and Catholic Social Doctrine. He is a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus and is enrolled in the Angelic Warfare Confraternity. Mark is also a contributor to Catholic365.com and the Catholic Bloggers Network.
Professionally, Mark is the Senior Director of Human Resources for the American headquarters of a global manufacturing concern. Mark holds a Master of Theological Studies in Pastoral Theology conferred by Ave Maria University in Florida and also holds the SHRM-SCP HR certification. Mark lives in Carrollton, TX with his wife Rosie Connolly and their dog Coco.