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JON LEONETTI is an international Catholic speaker, author and radio host who conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Jon desires to cultivate an intimate relationship with Jesus and help others do the same through prayer, the Sacraments, family life, Mary and the saints. Engaging Catholics in all walks of life, Jon's keynote presentations and Surge of the Heart Parish Mission continues to help thousands of Catholics each year discover the freedom Christ offers by way of His life and love.


Jon’s first book Mission of the Family is published and featured in Matthew Kelly’s Dynamic Catholic Book Program and has been endorsed by the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops––Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Jeff Cavins, Immaculee Ilibagiza and more.


Jon believes that our deepest longing for happiness and wholeness is fulfilled within the encounter with Jesus Christ. With this message Jon has been featured and interviewed on many of the nations top Catholic websites, blogs, and radio shows helping others to better fall in love and stay in love with the living God.


In addition to his Catholic faith, Jon enjoys reading, sports, exercising, coffee, and most of all, spending time with his wife Teresa and their son Joseph. Jon is currently pursuing a masters degree in Moral Theology.


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"One of the most gifted speakers I've heard in my years as a priest."


  Pastor, Christ the King Catholic Church

  Burlington, VT.

"An on-fire Catholic with a talent for communicating the gospel to all ages."


 U.S. Director Apostleship of Prayer

"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.Org

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