Featured Artists & Speakers
Josh Blakesley Band
Josh Blakesley wants to live in a world where phenomenal christian music is the norm. As a singer, songwriter, producer and assistant parish music director, Josh has led worship for nearly two decades at World Youth Day celebrations, Franciscan University of Stuebenville youth conferences, Life Teen International gatherings, Catholic Hear Work Camps, and parish events of all sizes. The band has seen a few musicians throughout the years, but has found their stride with Grae McCullough, Christian Gaudet and Blake Powell. Learn more about how you can pray along with the guys at joshblakesley.com.
Learn more about the Josh Blakesley Band: http://www.joshblakesley.com
The Thirsting is a Catholic rock band whose mission is to inspire you to love and follow Jesus Christ through the Catholic Church, the Eucharist, Mary, and the Rosary.
Learn more about The Thirsting: http://www.thethirstingcatholic.com/
Emily has been heard at national and international youth and young adult events including parish and school concerts, Steubenville conferences, Life Teen Leadership events, and, most recently, the European Life Teen conference. Emily is on a mission to draw others to Christ through her music that is both prayerful and powerful.
Learn more about Emily Wilson: http://www.emwilsonmusic.com/
Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR
Fr. Agustino Miguel Torres is the Director of Evangelization for the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, co-founder of Catholic Underground, Founder of Corazon Puro and is Executive Director of Casa Juan Diego an outreach to the poor in Yonkers NY. He is known for his ardent zeal in bringing the light of Christ to the youth all around the world.
Learn more about Franciscan Friars of the Renewal: http://www.franciscanfriars.com/
Lila Rose is the president of Live Action, a new media nonprofit dedicated to ending abortion and building a culture of life. Lila founded Live Action when she was fifteen years old. The group is a new media movement dedicated to building a culture of life and ending abortion, the greatest human rights injustice of our time.
Learn more about Lila Rose: https://www.liveaction.org/lilarose/
David is a passionate and radical follower of Jesus Christ. He is a true witness of God’s mercy and grace. Once lost to the streets, now finds himself lost in the love of God. Currently he is the Hispanic National Youth Coordinator of the Charismatic Renewal and founder and director of Jovenes de Valor and Radio Clamor. His calling is to preach, preach and preach. If you ever see him, “Beware” He will preach to you. He resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two kids.
Paul J. Kim
Paul J. Kim has earned a growing international reputation as a dynamic speaker and musician with a powerful message of faith, hope, and love. The way he presents is a rare gift to witness and has impacted people of all ages throughout the country and abroad over the past decade. Moving his audiences from laughter in one moment, to deep reflection and prayer in another; Paul utilizes his many talents to communicate the Gospel to young people in a way that is engaging, entertaining, and altogether inspiring.
Learn more about Paul J. Kim: http://www.pjkmusic.com/
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