Martha Lyles

Co-founder, Catholic Renewal Campaign

Martha Lyles co-founded the Catholic Renewal Campaign with her husband of 43 years, Dick. Its mission is to empower Catholics to restore American culture by reviving Christian values. They are the authors of the new book "Answer Your Call" (Servant Books, 2013). Martha and Dick founded Maric College of Medical Careers in 1976, which grew to 13 campuses throughout California. She worked as a television and print model and raised three children. Martha is a longtime religious educator and recently retired director of development at St. Gabriel’s Church in Poway, Calif. She is the proud grandmother of seven.