About the Author

Jimmy Seghers was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed grammar school at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis, then attended De La Salle high school in New Orleans and St. Vincent’s College in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Jim earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College with majors in Philosophy, History, Education and Classical Languages. Next, he successfully completed a four-year graduate program at St. Mary’s in Theology and Sacred Scripture, and earned a Master’s Degree in History from De Paul University in Chicago, Ill.

Upon graduation Jim served as Dean of Men and basketball coach at a boy’s boarding school in the Chicago area.  His teams won four consecutive championships.  Subsequently, Jimmy served as the General Manager and Managing Partner of one of Los Angeles’ largest financial service firms, a position from which he took an early retirement in 1995.  During his business career Jimmy addressed numerous audiences in the U.S. and abroad of subjects related to sales and management.

Jim has also taught Sacred Scripture and Apologetics, the defense of the Catholic faith, for the past 23 years. His classes are approved by the Archdiocese of New Orleans for certification credits for religion teachers, and he was an instructor at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Bible Institute. Jim frequently gives retreats, parish missions and talks on biblical subjects. He is often seen on FOCUS, the worldwide television network, with Lisa Flood discussing biblical and religious topics. Twice weekly Jimmy is heard on the Radio Maria network discussing biblical topics and apologetics. His essays have been published in This Rock, the Clarion-Herald, and he contributed to a catechetical series published by Ave Maria University Press. His most recent book is The Fullness of Truth: A Handbook for Understanding and Explaining the Catholic Faith Biblically.

In 1995 Jimmy and Michelle formed Totus Tuus Ministries, Inc., which is a non-profit corporation devoted to evangelizing Catholics. Jim is a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He and his wife Michelle are the parents of nine children. Michelle is completing her 21st year of home schooling. She is also leads the Young Adult Ministry at St. Peter parish and heads Theology on Tap for the north shore.