International Catholic speaker, author and radio host.
As both speaker and storyteller, Jon conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ.
As an international Catholic speaker, author and radio host, Jon has dedicated his life to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ in a faithful, energetic, and humorous way to thousands everywhere.
Providing keynote presentations and parish missions, Jon is a recognized leader in the Church today, helping others to cultivate intimacy with Jesus Christ through prayer, Sacraments, family life, Mary and the saints.
Jon’s first book entitled Mission of the Familyis being published and featured by Matthew Kelly’s (author of Rediscovering Catholicism) Dynamic Catholic Book Program and is set to be released in March, 2013.
Jon and his wife Teresa reside in Des Moines, Iowa with their son Joseph. Jon is currently pursuing a masters degree in moral theology.
What people are saying:
“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.”
Founder and President, Catholics Come Home
“Engaging, entertaining and hilarious!”
Teacher, Omaha, NE.
“Your words have made this one of the best lents we have ever had.”
Msgr. Duane Moellenberndt
Sacred Hearts Parish, 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.'”
Director of Youth Ministry, Diocese of Little Rock, AR.
“Jon's evangelizing message brings laughter and truth in a way that is relatable, inspiring and challenging!”
Director of Faith Formation and Youth Ministry, Diocese of Fort Wayne, IN.
“One of the most compelling parish missions we have ever experienced.”
Fr. Winston Bath
Holy Trinity Parish, 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
Blessed Sacrament Parish, 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
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.