Fr Chris Ryan is a Missionary of God’s Love priest (MGL). He is the rector of the MGL Seminary in Melbourne. Fr Chris was the coordinator of the Australasian Journey of the World Youth Day Cross and Icon in 2007-08 leading up to World Youth Day in Sydney. He is the author of two books In the Light of the Cross (reflections on the journey of the WYD cross and icon) and Bring Forth Hope (based on messages and quotes from Pope Francis during his first year). He is passionate about bringing the message of Jesus to young people.