Russ Breault


About Russ Breault

RUSS BREAULT has been researching and lecturing on the Shroud of Turin for over 25 years. His presentation makes use of over 150 superb images and unfolds like a CSI investigation. The audience is riveted as each clue is revealed and becomes another piece of a grand puzzle as the mystery of the Shroud is explored. Carefully designed to be educational and entertaining, Mr. Breault delivers a dynamic, fast-paced experience. His highly acclaimed presentation is called THE MYSTERY OF THE SHROUD: A Multi-Media Encounter or simply…

Shroud Encounter!

Mr. Breault has captivated hundreds of audiences from New York to Hawaii. College and university presentations include Duke, Auburn and West Point along with hundreds of church events. He has been a guest speaker at scientific societies including the American Chemical Society.


Mr. Breault has appeared in numerous nationally televised documentaries airing on History Channel, Discovery Channel and CBS. He hosted and produced 12 episodes of The Shroud Report, a half-hour interview show with the world’s leading experts.

He has participated in nearly every international research symposium since the first Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) conference in 1981. He attended all three recent public exhibitions in Turin, Italy in 1998, 2000 and 2010.

Mr. Breault is the President and founder of the Shroud of Turin Education Project Inc. (STEP) which functions to raise general awareness of the Shroud with a specific focus on colleges and universities by inspiring young people to investigate this fascinating mystery.

National Television & Radio Appearances

National Documentaries

  • The Real Face of Jesus?–History Channel
  • Jesus: The Lost 40 Days–History Channel
  • Behold a Mystery
  • Mysteries of the Ancient World–CBS
  • Ancient Secrets of the Bible
  • Uncovering the Truth about Jesus
  • Mysteries of the Unexplained
  • Jesus: The Evidence
  • Jesus: The Great Debate
  • The Case for Christ’s Resurrection

National TV Appearances

  • World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer
  • Good Morning America
  • GMC Network
  • Living The Life
  • Straight Talk
  • The 700 Club
  • Total Living with Jerry Rose
  • The Morning Show

National Radio

  • Mornings with Lorri and Larry–Sirius Radio
  • Al Kresta–Syndicated Catholic Radio
  • Teresa Tomeo–Syndicated Catholic Radio
  • EWTN-Syndicated Radio
  • Focus on the Family
  • Speaking of Strange-Clearchannel syndicated radio
  • Homeward Bound Radio

International Media

  • Channel One Russia

Radio Interviews:

  • EWTN–National Catholic Radio
  • Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo
  • Link to Ave Maria Radio
  • Al Kresta–Kresta in the Afternoon
  • Relevant Radio–A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas Link to Relevant Radio

College & University Presentations

  • Duke University
  • Penn State University
  • Regent University
  • Cal State Dominguez Hills
  • East Carolina University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Mercer University
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Stonehill College
  • Augustana College
  • Mount St. Mary’s University
  • Alvernia University
  • DeSales University
  • Penn College of Technology
  • State University of NY
  • West Point
  • Auburn University
  • Georgia Highlands College
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Roanoke College
  • Brenau College
  • Tennessee Wesleyan College
  • Spartanburg Methodist University
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Hannibal LaGrange College
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Westminster College
  • Middle Tenn State University
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • John Carroll University
  • Army Command College
  • Christendom College
  • Assumption College
  • Centralia College
  • Middlesex County College
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds CC
  • Sussex County CC
  • Cuyahoga CC
  • Onondaga CC
  • Warren County CC
  • Oakland CC
  • Stonybrook School
  • Piney Wood School
  • And More…..

Military Presentations

  • West Point Military Academy
  • U.S. Army Command College
  • U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Assoc.
  • Fort Polk
  • Fort Rucker
  • Fort Shafter
  • Fort Benning
  • Fort Bragg
  • Fort Stewart
  • Schofield Barracks
  • Fort Leavenworth
  • Fort MacPherson
  • And More….

International Conferences

Right out of college, Russ Breault attended the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) press conference in 1981 where the final results of their exhaustive research was made public. He later participated in the following international conferences and exhibitions:

New London–1981
Paris — 1989
NYC — 1990
Rome — 1993
Turin — 1998
Dallas — 1998
Turin–1998 Worldwide Exhibition
Richmond — 1999
Orvieto — 2000
Turin–2000 Worldwide Exhibition
Dallas — 2001
Dallas — 2005
Ohio State U.–2008
Turin–2010 Worldwide Exhibition