Theology of the Body Institute’s dynamic speakers Bill Donaghy and Damon Owens inspire the culture with their understandable and attractive Theology of the Body presentations tailored to meet the needs of your group. Theology of the Body Institute’s On-Site Speaker Programs engage, educate and equip men and women to more fully live Theology of the Body and share it with others.
Theology of the Body Institute speakers bring the New Evangelization to your community. If the Theology of the Body message has not yet reached your parish there is no better way to set hearts on fire than by hosting a Theology of the Body Institute speaker event. If your community has already caught the spark of Theology of the Body, inviting a Theology of the Body Institute speaker to your area often enriches and deepens the teaching of Theology of the Body in those who are searching for more. Theology of the Body Institute speaker events inspire attendees to grow in understanding their identity as male and female – made for mission with God.
Please contact Carrie Archual at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.302.8200 x101 to discuss the details of your event.
What kinds of events do we do?
Theology of the Body Institute Speaker events last from one hour to one week, and anything in between.
WHAT DO WE TALK ABOUT?
Theology of the Body Institute Speakers design presentations with you to address the interests of your group. Examples of topics, though not inclusive, are:
WHO DO WE SPEAK TO?
Theology of the Body Institute Speakers tailor presentations specifically to your group’s needs.
Bill completed the Theology of the Body Institute Speakers Training program in 2005 and Head & Heart Immersion Course in January 2006. He became an instructor for the Theology of the Body Institute Certification Program, an international speaker, and curriculum specialist in 2013. He is also a Certified Speaker and National Trainer for Ascension Press. Bill’s presentation of Introduction to Theology of the Body has been described as “riveting” and “life –changing.” He has given talks and retreats to laity and clergy throughout the United States, as well as Canada, Mexico, Chile, Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Prior to his work at Theology of the Body Institute, Bill served in the fields of mission and evangelization for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia since 1999. Through his work with the Pontifical Mission Societies, Bill gave hundreds of talks on the spirituality of mission to young people throughout Philadelphia and beyond. He witnessed and experienced the love of Christ in the missions of Haiti, Mexico, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic as well as within the realms of young adult and parish ministry in Philadelphia.
In October of 2000, Bill was chosen to represent his country in a special tribute for the Jubilee of Missionaries in Rome. With 11 other missionaries from around the world, he was given a simple cross by St. John Paul II and called by the Holy Father to “bring Jesus back to your country.”
Bill holds an Associate’s degree in Visual Arts, a Bachelor’s in Philosophy and a Master’s in Systematic Theology. He taught Theology at Malvern Preparatory High School in Malvern, PA, and teaches at Immaculata University. Bill and his wife, Rebecca, live just outside of Philadelphia, PA with their four children.
Jen is currently serving as Managing Director of the Theology of the Body Institute. She has been part of TOBI since 2008 in various capacities, including Certification Course Manager and Director of Programs for the Internship, Certification, and Clergy Enrichment Programs. She has Bachelor and Master degrees in Theology and Parish Ministry from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.
Jen was a Director of Religious Education and Adult Faith Formation for 15 years before joining the TOBI staff, teaching Theology of the Body throughout the country, including co-hosting a weekly radio program on Theology of the Body for KWKY Catholic Radio in Des Moines, Iowa.