Jon Leonetti

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Jon Leonetti
Jon Leonetti Catholic Speaker
Jon Leonetti Catholic Speaker
Jon Leonetti Catholic Speaker
Jon Leonetti Catholic Speaker

Travels from Des Moines, Iowa

JON LEONETTI is a nationally known Catholic speaker, best-selling author and radio host who conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Through Jon's keynote presentations and parish missions, thousands of Catholics each year discover the freedom Christ offers by way of his life and love.

JON LEONETTI is a nationally known Catholic speaker, best-selling author and radio host who conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Through Jon's keynote presentations and parish missions, thousands of Catholics each year discover the freedom Christ offers by way of his life and love.

Jon's the author of three books: Mission Of The Family, Your God Is Too Boring and, The Art of Getting Over Yourself: And Why You'll Be Happier When You Do. Jon's first two books are published and featured in Matthew Kelly's Dynamic Catholic Book Program. Jon's writings and talks have been endorsed by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, New York Times Bestselling author Immaculee Ilibagiza, Mark Hart, Chris Stefanick, Brandon Vogt and more.Jon believes that our deepest longing for happiness and wholeness is fulfilled in the encounter with Jesus Christ. Through prayer, the Sacraments, family life, and the help of Mary and the saints, Jon wants to cultivate an intimate relationship with Jesus, and help others do the same. With this message Jon has been featured and interviewed by the nations top Catholic websites, blogs and radio shows, helping Catholics in all walks of life to fall in love and stay in love with the living God.

At home, Jon enjoys reading, sports, exercising, coffee and, most of all, spending time with his wife Teresa and their children Joseph and Gianna. Jon has a masters degree in moral theology.

Testimonials/Endorsements: 

“Jon's high energy approach is what separates him from so many speakers today.” - +Bishop Richard E. Pates, Diocese of Des Moines

“Jon Leonetti speaks with passion about our Catholic faith. His heart is filled with enthusiasm about the Good News of Jesus Christ and his Church.” - Tom Peterson, Founder and President, Catholics Come Home

“Engaging, entertaining and hilarious!” - Erin Walsh, Omaha, NE.

“Your words have made this one of the best lents we have ever had.” - Msgr. Duane Moellenberndt, Sun Prairie, WI.

“Your style is perfect for the youth – Just enough personal witness, catechesis and humor to keep the teens interested and engaged. You are definitely the 'real thing.'” - Liz Tinquist, Little Rock, AR.

“Jon's evangelizing message brings laughter and truth in a way that is relatable, inspiring and challenging!” - Cindy Black, Fort Wayne, IN.

“One of the most compelling parish missions we have ever experienced.” - Fr. Winston Bath, Hudson, NY.

“Your stories, humor and deep inspiration have led many of us to examine our lives and feel the touch of Jesus in our hearts.” - Deacon Don Musso, Baton Rouge, LA.

Sample topics include:

- Passionately Catholic: Living the faith with passion, commitment and love

- Surge of the Heart: Falling in love and staying in love with the living God

- The Way of the Saints: Living our destiny

- Free to Love (Chastity talk)

- Communicating the Faith to a Hurting World

- Catholic Family Awakening: The Catholic vision for better marriages and stronger families

Parish Mission:

Surge of the Heart: Falling in love and staying in love with the living God

A three (3) evening multi-generational parish mission reinvigorating your parishes faith, hope and love in the person of Jesus Christ. 

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