John Michael Talbot

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John Michael Talbot Catholic Musician Speaker

Travels from Eureka Springs, Arkansas

It all began with a vision. "God gave me a vision of itinerant ministry walking on foot from parish to parish in a time of great need in our culture. I believe that our current ministry is fulfilling that vision. We are rebuilding the church one parish at a time, and renewing hearts one life at a time!”

John Michael Talbot's multi-faceted ministry has been used by our Lord to bless millions of lives for over four decades.

John Michael Talbot is a multi-platinum selling, Grammy / Dove award winning pioneering artists of what has become known as Contemporary Christian Music. He is recognized as Catholic music's most popular artist with platinum sales and compositions published in hymnals throughout the world. A Best-Selling Author, John Michael’s 29th book, “Monk Dynasty” was published February, 2016 and is currently celebrating his 55th album, "The Inner Room". 

He has recently completed a three year run as host and creator of the popular TV series “All Things Are Possible with God" and is a frequent guest on faith networks around the world.

John Michael leads his very active ministry from the Little Portion Hermitage in Arkansas and St. Clare Monastery in Texas where he is the founder and Minister General of the Brothers and Sisters of Charity. His artistic and humanitarian efforts have been recognized with awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Gospel Music Association, Mercy Corps and the Mother Teresa award.

Today, John Michael Talbot is one of the most active evangelists traveling throughout the world inspiring and renewing the faith of Christians of all denominations through sacred music, inspired teaching and motivational speaking. John Michael, like a modern St. Francis, is rebuilding God’s Church “one parish at a time, and renewing hearts one life at a time.”

John Michael Talbot is currently booking:

A Lifetime of Music and Ministry: From the Monastery to the Modern World


  • 1988 Billboard Magazine - No.1 Christian Artist
  • 1990 Billboard Magazine "Best Christmas Record of the Year" – “The Birth of Jesus” 
  • 2005 Recipient of Mercy Corps International Mother Teresa Award for Humanitarian Efforts
  • 2005 Arkansas Hall of Fame "Entertainer of the Year"
  • NARAS President's Merit Award (Grammy®) for "Song of the Poor"


"John Michael Talbot's passion to find great peace and meaning explains why his recordings and teachings are so powerful!  He has the message and song to change lives!"  Billy Ray Hearn, Founder of Capitol Christian Music Group

"Almost every morning on the way to work I listen to John Michael Talbot. He is one of the great Catholic voices of our times - not just as a musician, but through his speeches and writings. I highly encourage you to seek him out and engage him to inspire your parish or group." Matthew Kelly NY Times Best Selling Author, Founder of The Dynamic Catholic Institute

"I first saw John Michael Talbot in concert 37 years ago. It was truly a life-changing experience. And I was able to see him LIVE again. I truly believe God is using JMT in new and powerful ways... RIGHT NOW. Go and see for yourself. This is a rare and unique time to see a rare and unique musical talent - and a true minister of the gospel. A Troubadour for the Lord!"  Tom Booth Dove / Grammy Award Nominated Recording Artist / Oregon Catholic Press

If you want to bring a Spiritual Renewal of Faith, Hope and Charity to your parish or event - THIS MINISTRY IS FOR YOU!

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