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Randy Hain

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Randy Hain is a devoted family man, business leader, active steward in the community, writer and a passionate advocate for our Faith. He converted to the Catholic Church along with his wife in 2006. Randy is involved in a number of ministries and groups whose mission is to promote a “unity of life,” centered in Christ, that will help Catholic men and women integrate faith, family, and work. He is the Business Manager and Senior Editor for the fast-growing Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine which he co-founded with Deacon Mike Bickerstaff in 2010. He is the author of The Catholic Briefcase: Tools for Integrating Faith and Work. 

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