Doug Brummel is a nationally-known Catholic Speaker, Author, and Teacher. Doug has earned the respect of Catholic and Non-Catholic leaders from across the country as one of the most effective multi-generational speakers in the country today. In his presentations, Doug transforms himself into a vast variety of never-to-be-forgotten characters. It is through these characters that Doug teaches, inspires, entertains, and evangelizes using integral teachings of the Catholic Christian tradition. Doug has the unique ability to take these teachings of the Church and frame them in the context to which audiences of all generations and backgrounds can relate. Doug has served the Church in full-time ministry work since 1987, and is joined by his wife, Jennifer, who serves as the Office manager. Lighten Up! Whole-Community Celebrations have been welcomed in hundreds of parishes of all shapes and sizes in nearly every state in the country. Additionally, Doug and his 'cast of characters' have presented at numerous diocesan, regional, and national conferences and events.