About Pete Burak
Pete Burak is the director of i.d.9:16, the young adult outreach of Renewal Ministries. i.d.9:16 seeks to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ by supporting parishes through training, content, and ongoing support. He is a 2010 graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, and has earned a Master’s Degree in Theology from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. His Master’s thesis is titled, “Responding to the Crisis of Discipleship Among Catholic Millennials” and he has also written a popular booklet called “Gamechanger: The Role of the Holy Spirit in the New Evangelization.” Pete is one of the founders of the Millennial Church Conference and he is a frequent speaker on discipleship, evangelization, and young adult topics. He hosts a weekly YouTube show called Cathlist. Additionally, Pete is the co-director of Pine Hills Boys Camp, a Christian leadership camp for young men. Pete and his wife Cait have three children: Grace, Erin, and Donovan and one more on the way!
Pete Burak’s Retreats and Talks
2022 Advent Retreat
Pete Burak discusses the life of St. Joseph, and God’s way of being the Shepherd in our lives. He also encourages us to take time this season of Advent to create a more meaningful relationship with Jesus.
2022 Advent Retreat Talks
- Following The Good Shepherd
- Three Things to Learn From St. Joseph
2022 Healing Retreat
Pete talks about the different ways we can find healing in our lives, and how we can make sure God is with us during the process.
2022 Healing Retreat Talks
- Healing & Learning to Live with Grief
- Growing in our relationship with the Holy Spirit
- How to Imitate the Lord in Our Lives
- Suffering & Redemptive Suffering
In this Lenten Retreat, Pete Burak gave a total of four talks centered on the theme of prayer, suffering, and keeping a relationship with Christ. Check out his talk list below to learn more about them:
- How to be Led by the Holy Spirit
- Humility: The Foundation of Prayer
- Jesus Wants Our Conversion, Not Our Death
- Redemptive Suffering
Pete Burak shares his insights and wisdom in the 2018 Advent Retreat. He gives a total of four talks helping us remember that we are children of God, understanding suffering on a deeper level, and looking at the life of Saint Joseph from a different perspective. Check out his talk list below for more information:
- Faith Through Suffering
- Jesus’ Familial Love for Us: “His Heart Was Moved by Pity”
- Knowing & Doing the Will of the Father: Not Everyone Will Enter the Kingdom of Heaven
- St. Joseph’s Side of the Story
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