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Patrick is a dynamic and highly effective speaker with nearly two decades' experience informing and entertaining audiences across North America. He began his career behind the microphone with several stints as a stand-up comedian in college. However, when God called him to a life of lay ministry in the Catholic Church, his writing and speaking career took a radical turn. His riveting testimony has drawn praise from a wide range of audiences, including clergy and bishops.

"Patrick's use of analogies and subtle humor interspersed throughout his message made it a delightful experience. The old adage 'still waters run deep' is quite appropriate in the case of this young journalist. Accordingly, I have no hesitation in recommending Patrick Novecosky for an audience that wishes to deepen their faith or to receive practical insights on timely issues." Bishop Victor Galeone, Bishop emeritus of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida.

 

"Nice voice, meaningful content. Good choice of topic, memorable remarks. You did a wonderful job of exhorting us. Keep up the good work!" Al Kresta, Ave Maria Radio

 
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Nine Ways to Defeat the Culture of Death: With the Culture of Death pressing in on us, being a faithful Catholic may seem a daunting task. But St. Paul reminded Timothy to "fight the good fight" and preach the word "in season and out of season...for the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching." That's the world we live today! With the Legatus mission statement as a template, this inspiring talk will help you engage the culture and make a difference by stressing the basics -- learning, living and spreading our faith. >

Parenting in a Hostile Culture: Make no mistake about it, the Culture of Death wants your children. Corporate America wants their (your) money, public schools want to indoctrinate them (sharp left turn), and the world wants them to skip their childhood and jump right into adulthood, whether they're ready or not. Full stop. It doesn't have to be that way. Parents are the biggest influence on their children, and that means you're in charge. Get 10 practical tips on how to take charge in your home and point your kids toward a life of truth and lasting joy.

Relativism is Killing Us & What to Do About It: Pope Benedict XVI has said that one of the biggest problems facing the world today is the "dictatorship of relativism." Just days before being elected Pope, he said, "“We are building a dictatorship of relativism that does not recognize anything as definitive and whose ultimate goal consists solely of one's own ego and desires." Learn concrete ways you can break through our self-centered culture in our post-Christian era, and how we can teach the next generation to live selflessly.

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