Paul and Helen Lovell
are the founders of the Museum of Religious Arts. Paul now serves as President on the board of directors. He is retired from farming and now spends all of his time helping develop and promote the Museum of Religious Arts. Paul and Helen have four grown children and they too are extremely devoted to the church in Logan Iowa and have been active with the museum. They are members of St. Anns Catholic Church all of their lives.

Helen worked as a secretary at a mining company for many years before she retired. Both Paul and Helen have now decided to devote the rest of their life toward the completion of their fondest dream "The Museum of Religious Arts."