Matthew Leonard is an international speaker, author, podcaster, and founder of Next Level Catholic Academy,
a online membership community focused on teaching Catholic spirituality (NextLevelCatholicAcademy.com). 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 Jesus, which 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. more about him at MatthewSLeonard.com.