Two Day Lenten Retreat with Matthew Leonard

A two day retreat on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6, for both parishes.

Apri 5 at St. Michael begins at 6:30pm with Stations of the Cross,  a presentation on Redemptive Suffering,  followed by refreshments.

April 6 at St. Jude begins with Mass in the morning, followed by two more presentations, followed by lunch, then a final presentation in the afternoon, ending by 2pm

Matthew Leonard is an international speaker, author, podcaster, and founder of Next Level Catholic Academy, a online membership community focused on teaching Catholic spirituality.

An accomplished filmmaker, he has written, produced, directed, and hosted multiple best-selling Catholic video series such as the Bible and the Virgin Mary and Genesis to Jesuswhich have been translated into almost a dozen languages.

A convert to Catholicism and former missionary to Latin America, Matthew is a frequent guest on radio and television programs across the country. His podcast “The Art of Catholic”, is heard in more than 170 countries around the world.

Matthew holds a Masters in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and is the author of two books, Louder Than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic and Prayer Works! Getting A Grip On Catholic Spirituality.

He lives in Ohio with his wife Veronica and their six children. Learn more about him at