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Thank you for your interest in bringing Dynamic Catholic Speaker Deacon Harold to your next event! As a popular radio host, television personality and best-selling author, Catholic Speaker Deacon Harold gives presentations at retreats, parish missions, conferences, and workshops year-round throughout the world, bringing the saving message of Jesus Christ to audiences just like yours! Major topics include male spirituality, marriage and family life, the sacraments, pro-life issues, evangelization, prayer, and more.
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OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
As a professional Catholic speaker and evangelist, Deacon Harold strives to faithfully communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the teachings of our rich Catholic faith with clarity and conviction, and in complete fidelity to the Magisterium of the Church. Dynamic Catholic Speaker and author Deacon Harold works very hard to tailor each of his talks to the specific needs of his clients. He wants to do everything possible to help you achieve the goals you have set for your Catholic retreat or event and, most importantly, to bring others into deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ.
Relationships, Intimacy and Holiness: The Theology of the Body for Teens
Catholic speaker and evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore how the culture portrays human sexuality and provide the faith enriching tools that teens need to incorporate virtue and chastity into their everyday lived experience.
Preparing Souls for Heaven: The Role & Responsibility of Catholic Parents
This talk will examine the formation and education of children as the primary vocation and mission of parents who participate in God’s creative activity. Deacon Harold will also outline the key elements to raising holy, faith-filled children in a culture of death.
Catholic Families: The Model for a Culture of Love & Life
In this presentation, inspirational Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will discuss the relationship between the sacredness of family life and the brokenness of the culture, and how the grace received in the sacraments deepens and strengthens both parents and children on their journey toward heaven.
Putting on the Armor of Christ: Practical Aspects to Pro-Life Evangelization
This presentation will examine the challenges faced by families living in a morally relativistic culture that rejects Catholic teaching and actively works to undermine their faith. Catholic speaker and evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will address the formation of conscience and provide practical responses regarding the issues of abortion, contraception and sterilization, In Vitro Fertilization, and embryonic stem cell research.
How was it in the Beginning? Challenges to Catholic Family Life
This presentation will look at the key elements of building lasting relationships. You will be inspired by Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers as he examines major challenges faced by married couples today, identifies danger signs in communication, and explores how to love your spouse and children even when they seem unlovable. Deacon Harold also provides practical advice for dealing with recurring and enduring issues within marriage and family life.
Meeting Jesus in the Beauty & Truth of the Catholic Faith
Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will answer the question asked by so many fallen-away Catholics and the “Nones”: “Why should I listen to a Church that makes all of these rules that inhibit my freedom to do what I want?” Deacon Harold will explore what it means to have a loving and life-giving relationship with God, and how a proper understanding of the faith prepares the hearts of those who have left the faith to finally come home.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: A Timeless Tale of Intimacy Gone Wrong
In this talk, drawing from Sacred Scripture and the teachings of the saints, and with particular application to the married state, inspirational Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will offer sound advice to heal wounded relationships. This presentation will help couples establish a strong spiritual foundation and deeper commitment to seeking God together, learn not to take each other for granted, and rekindle the love, joy, and passion of their marriage relationship.
Heart of Love: The Transformative Power of Feminine Spirituality
This presentation will examine the nature of authentic feminine spirituality, exploring its biblical foundations in Genesis, its personification in the Blessed Virgin Mary, and its implications in the lives of men and the Church. “The dignity of woman is measured by the order of love, which is essentially the order of justice and charity” (Pope John Paul II).
Putting on the Armor of God: Preparing for Spiritual Combat
In this presentation the Catholic Speaker and Evangelist, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, will examine Satan’s strategy for destroying a man’s relationship with God. He will develop a battle plan to combat the effects of sin in the hearts and lives of men and their families, and provide the tools men need to be spiritual leaders in the family and society.
Call No Man Who? The Meaning and Necessity of Spiritual Fatherhood
Inspirational Catholic Speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will draw parallels between Saint Joseph and a father’s role in the family, explore human fatherhood as a reflection of the Fatherhood of God, and draw a connection between the rejection of fatherhood within society and the destruction of the family.
Co-Workers with Christ: Living a Vibrant Faith in the Workplace
In this presentation, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine the inherent dignity of human work and the development of professional competency, discuss the theology and spirituality of work in light of Catholic social principles, and emphasize the important role of the new evangelization in the work environment.
Clothed and in His Right Mind: Reclaiming the Heart of the Spiritual Man
The God of Love sent his Son into the world to remind us of the unchangeable principles of reason and faith. This presentation will examine Luke 8:35 and explore how conscience formation prepares us to live as men of God. Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will show how the formation of conscience empowers men to cooperate with the Holy Spirit to make the kingdom of God present in the world.
Like a Fire Burning in My Bones: Awakening the Desire for Christ in the Hearts of Men
With humor, frankness, and passion for the Catholic faith, Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers speaks to the heart of the new evangelization, and provides real world advice to help overcome the difficulties and temptations of living everyday as a man of God, with particular emphasis on men as imitators of Christ the Servant (Matthew 20:26-28).
Naked and Not Ashamed: Seeing Women through the Father’s Eyes
This talk will examine feminine spirituality and its essential connection to the spiritual man. You will see why woman is the perfect example of what it means to be fully human, explore what makes a woman truly beautiful, and how men grow spiritually when protecting the dignity of the heart of love. Deacon Harold will also give an overview of recent Church teaching on women and how men can love the women in their lives more deeply.
Loving God’s Law: Living Every Day with a Eucharistic Heart
Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers explains how the Mass leads a man to intimate and personal relationship with God, uniting him so closely to Christ that the Eucharist becomes the soul and center of his spiritual and family life. Deacon Harold shows how sin damages covenant relationship with God and how the Sacrament of Reconciliation rebuilds life-giving communion with Him.
Men Fully Alive! Loving the Beauty and Truth of Our Catholic Faith
In this talk, inspirational Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the relationship between love, truth and freedom, and their intrinsic connection to male spirituality, show how an authentic male spirituality must be Christ-centered and Trinitarian at its very core, how a man’s spiritual life is fostered and nurtured by growth in holiness, and provide a “spiritual toolbox” of practical ideas that will encourage a deeper, richer male spirituality.
A Light in the Darkness: Seeing Christ in the Sacrament of Reconciliation
This presentation will explore the nature and reality of sin, examine why it is so destructive to a man’s relationship with God, and recognize the need for conversion and reconciliation by looking at how the Sacrament of Confession restores, deepens, and strengthens men’s relationship with our Heavenly Father.
Answering God’s Call: Vocation and Mission in the Lives of Catholic Men
This presentation will discuss the important role of the new evangelization and how men can bear witness to the Catholic faith in their everyday lives. The dynamic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers examines how the sacraments are essential to forming spiritual men who will become spiritual leaders, and provides concrete examples of Christ-centered leadership that men can exercise in the home, parish, workplace, and culture.
The Battle is the Lord’s: Courageous Men of the Bible
A dynamic presentation that examines the lives and witness of men from the Old and New Testaments who throughout salvation history have served as models of Godly men. Through their example, Deacon Harold will inspire today’s Catholic man live his faith with passion, courage and conviction, and to be a living sign of God’s power and presence in the world.
Why Wait? A Catholic Approach to Sex and Dating
In this presentation, Catholic speaker and evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the culture’s understanding of “dating” (e.g., exclusive adolescent relationships, friends with benefits, hooking-up, etc.) versus courtship as a period of discernment to determine whether someone of the opposite sex is a compatible, lifelong spouse. Deacon Harold will discuss the Church’s understanding of sex as covenant participation in God’s creative activity and the importance of treating our bodies as “temples of the Holy Spirit” by examining contraception vs. Natural Family Planning in marriage.
Truth, Freedom, and the Human Person: Understanding Our Life in Christ
The God of Love sent his Son into the world to remind us of the unchangeable principles of reason and faith, which the Church professes in her teaching and lives out by her example. Inspirational Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the relationship between truth and freedom in society and in the Church, drawing a connection between God’s holy will and the obedience of faith. In the midst of anxious and turbulent times, Deacon Harold explains how you can bear witness to the faith with courage, decisiveness, and fidelity!
Why Be Catholic?
In this powerful and inspiring presentation, Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will address the disconnect between the faith that we learn and the everyday lived experience. After showing the truth and beauty of how much God loves us, Deacon Harold will show how we unite ourselves to Jesus in an intimate and personal way through the sacraments and how we can spread the Gospel by the witness of our lives.
Rich in Mercy: Finding Healing in God’s Mercy
Beginning with the teaching of Saint John Paul II and his father’s incredible conversion story, Deacon Harold will probe the depths of God’s merciful love to help you find the forgiveness, healing, and peace that your hearts longs for.
Go and Make Disciples: The Call to Evangelization
Starting with the Eucharist and the family, this presentation explains why it is important to share the love of Christ with others. Deacon Harold provides basic, practical, real world advice on how to talk to family, friends, and loved ones about the beauty and truth of the Catholic faith.
My Flesh for the Life of the World: The Eucharist and Evangelization
Dynamic Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine how Reconciliation and the Eucharist are the fruits of our Heavenly Father’s divine mercy, and the source of our interior transformation and conversion from sin. Deacon Harold will also show how the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Reconciliation brings us closer to Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist.
The Holy Rosary: God’s Gift for the Life of the Family
Pope John Paul II once said that “the revival of the Rosary in Christian families … will be an effective aid to countering the devastating effects of this age.” Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will give a personal testimony of his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the value of family prayer, especially the recitation of the Rosary. Within this context, he will discuss how praying the Rosary can: (1) transform the Christian family into a sacred sign and living sacrament of Christ’s love for His Church, (2) strengthen the marriage covenant between spouses and, (3) help children fall in love with Jesus.
Living the Beatitudes: Basic Principles of Catholic Social Justice
Dynamic Catholic speaker and author Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine each tenet of the Beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:3-10) in light of the following Catholic Social Justice themes: the life and dignity of the human person; the call to family, community, and participation; rights and responsibilities; options for the poor and vulnerable; the dignity of work; solidarity; and care for God’s creation.
Praying with Confidence: Experiencing the Gift of God’s Life in Us
Praying with confidence means making room in our hearts for God’s Holy Spirit to work through us to make the kingdom of God present in the world. Catholic Evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will help you discover how integrating prayer into daily life will give you the desire, enthusiasm and strength to respond to the spirit of grace you have received in your Baptism so that we can share the gift of your Catholic faith with others.
The Pursuit of Happiness: Finding True Joy in the Catholic Faith
In this talk, Dynamic Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the difference between “true happiness” and “feeling good,” consider the ideological factors that hinder and impede the pursuit of happiness, examine the relationship between the Holy Spirit’s Gift of Knowledge and the desire for happiness, and how true spiritual joy is found in obeying God’s will.
Apologetics 101: Seven Truths of the Church You Must Know To Defend Your Faith
It seems as if the Catholic faith is either attacked or criticized by the culture on a daily basis. The primary goal is to replace the fundamental tenets of Catholicism with agnostic, relativistic, and atheistic ways of thinking. In the face of these challenges, do we really know and understand our faith enough to defend it? In this lively presentation, Dynamic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will equip you with the tools you need to explain and defend the Catholic faith in the following areas: Scripture and Sacred Tradition, Authority and the Papacy, The Sacraments, Salvation and Grace, The Church, Mary and the Saints, and Church History.
An Apocalyptic Awakening: The Message of the Blessed Virgin Mary for Our World
Deacon Harold will examine how, when we allow ourselves to be overshadowed by the Holy Spirit, we can live our faith in the world with charismatic passion and conviction from the heart of Jesus through Mary. “In the second coming of Jesus Christ, Mary must be known and openly revealed by the Holy Spirit so that Jesus may be known, loved and served through her” (St. Louis de Monfort).
Behold Your Mother: The Marian Heart of Suffering
Mary is the perfect disciple of the Lord who was filled with the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:35), and who always leads us to her Son. Deacon Harold will show that through prayer in the Holy Spirit during times of pain and suffering, we can unite our hearts to the pierced soul of the Blessed Mother thus uniting ourselves more closely to the crucified Christ.
Living a Eucharistic Faith: The Big Deal About Mass and Why It Matters
Dynamic speaker and Bible Catholic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will show clearly and definitively that the Mass and Scripture are intimately connected. Deacon Harold will demonstrate from the Bible how the Mass unites us to Christ’s sacrifice on the Cross in an intimate and personal way, and explain how to live Eucharistically” by making the connection between what happens at Mass and the application of its fruits in our lives.
Male and Female He Created Them: God’s Plan for Marriage and Family Life
In this talk, inspirational speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will use Sacred Scripture and Church teaching to examine the differences between authentic male and female spirituality, and explore the intimate relationship of wives and husbands in the “one-flesh” union as a reflection of the intimacy between sacramental marriage and the Eucharist. You will discover how marriage and family life provide sacred opportunities for grace to work, and how husbands, wives, and children must respond in order to form a communion of persons within the church of the home.
Your Sins are Forgiven: The Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Life of the Church
Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine the biblical roots of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, explore the nature of sin and why it is so destructive to covenant relationship with God, and how the Sacrament of Reconciliation restores our bond of love with the Lord (and why it matters!)
A Loving and Life-Giving Union: The Truth & Beauty of Sacramental Marriage
Bible Catholic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will show why sacramental marriage—an indissoluble union of covenant relationship with God—is Christ-centered and Trinitarian at its very core. Deacon Harold will help couples develop a spirituality within marriage that witnesses to the truth that God is love, and that He calls all husbands and wives to live in intimate, personal, loving, and life-giving communion with Him.
Come Let Us Adore Him: The Purpose and Meaning of Eucharistic Adoration
This presentation will examine the intrinsic connection between Eucharistic Adoration and our relationship with God through prayer. Catholic speaker and author Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will discuss the important role of stillness and silence as a way to listen to the voice of the Lord, grow in holiness, and discern God’s will in your life.
Celebrating Our Beliefs: Sacraments in the Life of the Church
In this presentation, Catholic speaker and author Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the meaning and purpose of sacraments by explaining how the sacrament of Baptism initiates us into the life of God, describe how the Holy Spirit deepens and strengthens our relationship with Christ in the sacrament of Confirmation, and show how we unite ourselves to Jesus in an intimate and personal way through the Eucharist. Deacon Harold will then explore the intimate relationship between wives and husbands in the “one-flesh” union of sacramental marriage, examine how Reconciliation and Penance are the source of our interior transformation and conversion from sin, and provide an overview of the sacraments of Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick.
Icons of Christ the Servant: The Vocation and Mission of Deacons
This talk will explore the vocation, spirituality, and ministry of deacons in the Church and develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the role deacons play throughout the world. Dynamic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers examines the true nature and character of the diaconate, which is not defined by what a deacon does but by who the deacon is: a sacramental sign of the Church in the world and a consecrated, visible witness to the Kingdom of God manifested in Christ the Servant.
Diving Deeper: Your Leadership Charism and Evangelization
The mission of the Catholic business professional is to study, live, and spread the Faith in both their professional and personal lives. Deacon Harold will show how business leaders can better live this mission by helping them to: (1) manage the intricate and vitally important balance between faith, family and work, and (2) show how to share the beauty and truth of our Faith effectively.
Living Your Strengths: Taking Your Life to the Next Level
Deacon Harold uses his dynamic life-coaching skills and vast professional experience to identify your God-given gifts and talents. By helping to identify your life’s purpose, this talk will help take your career, your business, and your life to the next level!
Tackling the New Atheism
In this important and timely talk, dynamic Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will trace the roots of the “new” atheism and its effect on our culture by addressing these important questions: What are the characteristics and features of neo-atheism? What are the delivery vehicles used to promote modern atheism (e.g., mainstream media, higher education, the government, etc.?) How should Catholics respond to atheism while defending the beauty and truth of faith?
Baptized into His Death: The Power of the Cross and Its Meaning in Our Lives
In this talk, Catholic speaker and evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will answer the question, “Why did Jesus have to die?” by offering some reflections on Psalm 22 and the meaning of authentic freedom. Deacon Harold will help you discover the meaning of human suffering and how it draws us into the Paschal Mystery, drawing a connection between God’s holy will and the obedience of faith.
The Profession of Faith: What We Believe and Why
In this dynamic and faith-filled presentation, Catholic speaker and author Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the kind of relationship God wants with us, examine how God reveals Himself to us, and explain how the Profession of Faith (i.e., the Creed) speaks to us about our response to God’s invitation to love and life.
The True Meaning of Christmas: Eucharist & Evangelization
In this dynamic and faith-filled presentation, Catholic speaker and author Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will discuss the importance of Jesus’ birth and how it is the inaugural Eucharistic event of our faith. Dynamic Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers offers insightful Advent reflections to prepare our hearts to receive Jesus in the manger and in Holy Communion, so that we can make the kingdom of God present in today’s world.
Honey From the Rock: Nurturing Life in a Culture of Death
In this presentation, Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine how family life is a path to sanctity that flows from the heart of the crucified Christ, explore how the life-giving power of the sacraments are lived out in the family, and discuss the challenges faced by Catholic families in a world that is ambivalent to and resentful of the objective truth, beauty, and goodness of the Faith.
Preparing the Way for the Lord: The Joy of Reconciliation and Conversion in Advent
During this talk, Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore how Christ challenges us to follow his perfect example of humility. When we allow ourselves to be open to the Father, we can evoke in the soul a movement of conversion in order to redeem it and set it on course toward reconciliation. In his inimitable style, Deacon Harold will show that our response to God’s invitation to intimate relationship must be the message of John the Baptist: acknowledgment of our sinfulness, humility before the Father, and the conversion of our hearts, minds, and wills.
From Slave to Priest: The Life & Legacy of Father Augustine Tolton
Born into a black Catholic slave family, Father Augustine Tolton (1854-1897) conquered almost insurmountable odds to become the first black priest in the United States. He left behind a shining legacy of holy service to God, the Church and his people. In this powerful presentation, Catholic speaker, evangelist and Father Tolton scholar Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers’ eloquent tribute to Father Tolton’s tremendous legacy and courage, in the face of incredible prejudice within the Church and society, will be a source of strength and inspiration for Catholics today.