About this Speaker
He is a pipe fitter from a small town in Canada and has been hosting a number of weekly Catholic radio shows for over 15 years. (The Holy Rosary Show & The Bishop Sheen Presents Show.)
He is a gifted speaker giving presentations at seminaries, schools, parishes, and Catholic conferences. He is often featured on Catholic media such as EWTN Radio and Television, Radio Maria, The Catholic Channel, Relevant Radio, and Shalom TV.
Al Smith is known to many as "The Gas Man" or "The Pipe Padre"
He is the founder and director of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Mission Society of Canada and has served on the Board of Directors of the Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation in Peoria, Illinois, which promotes the cause of Fulton J. Sheen's canonization process.
Al is also the founder and director of Bishop Sheen Today, which is an apostolic outreach that features the life and works of Fulton J. Sheen and he is the editor of two best-selling books: The Cries of the Jesus from the Cross - An Anthology (2018) and Lord Teach us to Pray - An Anthology (2020) which are published by Sophia Institute Press.