Speakers for the 11th Annual 22:32 Men’s Conference
Damon Owens is an acclaimed international speaker and evangelist who has dedicated nearly three decades to helping the Church evangelize through the renewal of healthy relationships, marriages, and the family
He is the executive director of Joyful Ever After (joyfuleverafter.org), and National Parish Engagement Officer for Communio.org. He was the first executive director of the Theology of the Body Institute in Philadelphia, and frequently proclaims the good news of marriage, sexuality, Theology of the Body, Theology of the Family, adoption, and NFP.
In 2018, Pope Francis honored Damon with his Benemerenti Papal Medal in recognition for his work in support of marriage and family. Damon and his wife, Melanie, have eight children, two grandchildren, and live near Philadelphia.
FATHER PATRICK SCHULTZ
Fr. Patrick Schultz was ordained for service to the Diocese of Cleveland in 2016. He currently serves as parochial vicar at Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Wadsworth, OH. Fr. Patrick attended the University of Dayton for one year, then entered Borromeo Seminary and John Carroll
University in the Fall of 2008 where he earned degrees in philosophy and Catholic studies in 2011. He earned his M.A. and M.Div. from St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in 2016, where he wrote and defended his master’s thesis: “Viri Dignitatem: On the Vocation and Dignity of Men.”
He speaks regularly at youth and young adult retreats and events, with a special interest in promoting Pope St. John Paul II’s teaching on the Theology of the Body, as well as themes in apologetics and spirituality. Father Patrick is noted for his talks on the “Masculine Genius.”
He has served as chaplain for the Theology of the Body Institute, both for courses and pilgrimages. He serves as chaplain for the Cleveland chapter of Legatus and can be heard on the podcast: Slaking Thirsts.
FATHER LARRY RICHARDS – MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Internationally acclaimed speaker, retreat master, author, television and radio personality, Father Larry’s talks always strike a chord with his audiences. He is especially adept at helping men recognize the great gift of masculinity given to us by God and explaining how God wants us to use that gift to love our wives, our children, our church and communities, as well as ourselves.
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