How to be Led by the Holy Spirit

Speaker: Pete Burak

Pete Burak has been a speaker for the Pray More Retreat since 2018. His talk topics have included suffering, prayer, and the Gospel, which has inspired many of our participants. Learn more about him below, and check out the full list of his retreat talks through the years!

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! Looking for Finding Lost Sheep? Click here!

Pete Burak’s Retreats and Talks


2020 Lent

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:

2020 Talks

Click here to register for this retreat to get all of his 2020 Lent Talks.

2018 Advent

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:

2018 Talks

  • 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

Click here to register for this retreat to get all of his 2018 Advent Talks.

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