Be A Saint Ministries Co-Founder, Luke Vercollone, has been playing pro soccer since getting drafted into the MLS in 2004. He currently plays for the Colorado Spring Switchbacks FC in the United Soccer League (USL).
Luke is married and has 4 children. He is a practicing Catholic with a passion for the his faith and inspiring youth to live the Gospel Boldly. He shares his story and speaks to Christians on multiple subjects including holiness (be a saint), spiritual combat and running the race to win! Luke has been speaking to and impacting youth at church events even prior his pro soccer career and has been a Professional Catholic Speaker since 2003.
Speaking Topics Include:
1. Be A Saint: Our identity crisis, the challenges of our world and the solution (holiness)
2. Spiritual Combat: Motivational, Inspiring reminder that we must put on the armor of God each day and fight the good fight. Addresses "relativism", "secularism" and the tactics of the enemy.
3. Run the Race to Win: Be an Athlete for Christ - sharing our vision, the spiritual journey, goal-setting and our ultimate goal (heaven).
4. My life with the Saints: Luke shares about his favorite saints and how they've inspired and impacted him. He relates learning from the saints to learning from elite athletes.
“Thank you for your excellent talk to our confirmation class. Your words and witness planted many seeds and inspired our students to be athletes for Christ!”— Mark Ranerie, Youth Minister, Holy Family Parish, NY