Chad Judice


Chad Judice is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, an award-winning author, and former teacher in the Theology departments of two Catholic High schools in Lafayette, Louisiana.


            He is the author of three inspiring pro-life, pro-faith books whose central character is his second son, who was born with spina bifida. The books are WAITING FOR ELI: A Father’s Journey from Fear to Faith; ELI’S REACH: On the Value of Human Life and the Power of Prayer; and GROWING WITH ELI: Our Journey into Life and Light.


His articles have been published in the New York Post and The Word Among Us. He’s been a guest on national TV and radio shows, including EWTN’s The World Over Live, Catholic TV’s Seize the Day and Catholic Answers Live.


Chad is a Certified Catechist with certificates in Theology, Apologetics, Philosophy, and Church History from the New St. Thomas Institute, run by Dr. Taylor Marshall and is currently the Director of the Office of Catechetics for the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana. Where he assists Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel in handing on the Deposit of Faith Jesus Christ revealed to the Apostles and provides catechetical resources and oversight to 121 Church parishes and 32 Diocesan schools.  In the last 10 years, he has given presentations to more than 100 audiences in 17 states, addressing Man to Man conferences and Respect Life gatherings and leading retreats as well as Lenten and Advent missions.

Chad on Catholic TV - Seize the Day - June 9, 2015 - A Father's Greatest Fear


Chad's Contributing Article Eli's Keeper: My Son Ephraim Embodies Fatherhood - June 21, 2015