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The 25th Annual Catholic Men's Conference returned to Kasich Hall at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fairgrounds on February 26, 2022 for the first in-person gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS was the 2022 theme, beginning complementary messages (for 2023 and 2024) dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Holy Family.

We invite you to listen to the radio simulcast below, or watch the entire Conference video through the button at left.


Sr. Miriam James Heidland

Sr Miriam James Heidland is former Division I athlete who had a radical conversion and joined the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) in 1998. Her story has been featured on EWTN’s The Journey Home, SEEK Conferences, Steubenville Conferences and other outlets. Sr. Miriam also speaks at seminaries, priest convocations and healing retreats for priests and religious sisters.

She holds a Masters degree in Theology from the Augustine Institute and speaks extensively on the topics of conversion, authentic love, forgiveness, healing (and sports!). 

Sr. Miriam’s podcast, Abiding Together, can be found on iTunes and her books, Restore: A Guided Lent Journal and Loved As I Am can be found on Amazon. She tweets at @onegroovynun

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Matthew Leonard

Matthew Leonard is an international speaker, author, podcaster, and founder of the, an online teaching platform focused on transformative prayer and authentic spirituality.

An accomplished filmmaker, he has written, produced, directed, and hosted multiple best-selling series which have been translated into almost a dozen languages.

Matthew is a former missionary and convert to Catholicism who appears regularly on radio and television programs across the country like EWTN, Relevant Radio, and SiriusXM. His own popular podcast, “The Art of Catholic,” is listened to around the world.

Matthew holds a Masters in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and lives in Ohio with his wife Veronica and their six children. Learn more about him at

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Curtis Martin

Curtis A. Martin founded the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) in 1998. He holds a master’s degree in Theology and is the author of the best-selling books, Made for More, and Making Missionary Disciples. Curtis serves as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization. He and his wife, Michaelann, live in Colorado. They have been blessed with nine children, and six grandchildren.


Called to be SAINTS

Our 25th Annual Catholic Men's Conference took us on a faith-filled journey to sainthood. With a focus on the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Holy Family, nearly 2,000 men gathered to hear from amazing speakers and presenters with incredible stories to tell about their own experiences on their faith journeys!

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