Jim Bertrand is a certified presenter of the American Confraternity of the Holy Shroud, based out of Colorado Springs, CO. He began teaching high school science in 1981, obtained his Master’s Degree in Education in 1987, and taught high school science for 39 years. He is now retired, working full time giving presentations on the Shroud of Turin. He and his wife have been married for 36 years and have 6 children and reside in the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska.
In the past six years he has presented on the Shroud over 200 times across 12 states, in 18 dioceses. The presentation has been seen by over 18,000 people, including those at the Eucharistic Convention of 2016 in Auckland New Zealand.
He donates his time to spread the word about the Shroud of Turin. All donations are forwarded to The American Confraternity of the Holy Shroud based in Colorado Springs, which is associated with the Turin Shroud Center of Colorado. Those funds are used to promote the mission of giving factual information about the Holy Shroud.