Drawing from decades of ministry experience, Aires Patulot weaves faith, culture, and scripture together in engaging presentations for every audience. Since 2001, Aires has been a dynamic professional Catholic
- Speaker and Educator
- Workshop and Retreat Presenter
- Worship Leader
- Event Emcee and DJ
Inspired by the Holy Spirit, Aires believes that each person is "called to rise" to the next level of faith and service. He seeks to teach, challenge, and inspire audiences to take part in the new evangelization. A unique voice, Aires is a Filipino-American man who has served as a missionary throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Aires has a Bachelor's Degree in Theology and a Master's Degree in Pastoral Studies from Seattle University.
In addition to speaking, Aires is an accomplished worship leader, guitar player, and singer. He leads weekly liturgies and regularly provides music for adoration services. He is a DJ and emcee, bringing fun and energy to every presentation. Aires has even served as an auctioneer!
He is the Director of Campus Ministry in a Catholic high school and has been involved in parish youth ministry and college and high school campus ministry for over 20 years. He also served as a lay Catholic missionary for three years around the world, leading retreats and missions, seminars, and working with those experiencing deep poverty. Aires has also worked in Catholic radio as well as hospital chaplaincy. A pilgrim at heart, Aires fulfilled a lifelong dream and walked a transformative 500 miles along the historic pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.
You can find his writing in youth ministry manuals published by Liturgy Training Publications (LTP) and articles in US Catholic. He speaks regularly on Fatherhood topics on the Fatherhood Arise Podcast, wherever podcasts are available.
Aires is married to his lovely wife Aleah, and they are raising four energetic boys. Drawing on scripture, faith, humor, and experience, Aires speaks on a variety of topics and can customize his talks to his specific audience.
His talks include:
Called To Rise - Living Your Faith with Joy
Called to be Saints - The New Evangelization
Mass Appeal - Living the Liturgy
Camino Rising - A Series of Meditations on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Fatherhood Arise - Become the Father God Made You to Be