Since 2017, Jon Leonetti has been our speaker for the Pray More Retreat. His talks leave participants feeling inspired and motivated as he shares his lifelong dream of becoming a saint. Read on to get to know Jon and his uplifting talks!
About Jon Leonetti
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.
Jon Leonetti’s Retreats and Talks
2021 Lent Retreat
Jon encourages us to use this season of Lent to begin living a life entrusted to God, guiding us through some scriptures, as well as reminding us of the importance of living with mercy and compassion.
- The Father’s Search for the Prodigal Son
- Lent: Prayer Penance and Almsgiving
- Turning Back to God in Prayer
2019 Lent Retreat
In this Lenten Retreat, Jon gave three talks discussing some key concepts that we must practice and live by during the Lententen season. Scroll down below to sign up for this retreat!
- Prayer, Penance & Almsgiving: Reordering Our Lives to the Gospel
- Saints Who Meditated on the Passion of Jesus
- Saints Who Suffered & What We Can Learn From Them
2017 Advent Retreat
Jon gives a three part talk talking about the Catholic Faith, the lives of the Saints and everything we need to know to keep a closer relationship with God. Scroll down below to see his full talk list!
- Back to the Basics, Part I
- Back to the Basics, Part II
- Back to the Basics, Part III
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