Rodzinka means “little family” in Polish and it was the name of a prayer group that Saint John Paul the Great founded with the purpose of discussing sexual morality and love. Today, Rodzinka is a ministry that strives to understand, teach, and live the teachings of Saint John Paul the Great.
Tommy is a full time speaker who has worked for years in various youth ministry, adult ministry, and diocesan roles. As an experienced speaker on all things Catholic, he has addressed thousands of teens and young adults on topics such as the sacraments, chastity, and boldly living the Catholic faith. He has given many talks and hosted retreats across the nation. Driven by his passion for Theology of the Body, Tommy studied at the Theology of the Body Institute and has spoken at numerous Theology of the Body conferences. From 2012-2013, he served as a missionary of purity, speaking to over 20 thousand youth about the message of purity across the state of Pennsylvania. He worked as the Director of youth and young adult ministries for the Diocese of Baker, OR. He is also a founder of the Corpus Christi Theology of the Body campus organization at Franciscan University. He is a solutions evangelist for Diocesan Publications, a leading Catholic communications company.
Nathalie Hanson is a special education teacher and a joyful convert to the Catholic faith with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). She loves to share her passion for Catholicism with others, including her conversion story and how God continues to work miracles in her life through her OCD. Nathalie is engaged to her best friend, Tommy Shultz, and she is beyond excited to become Mrs. Shultz this October. Her favorite saints include St. Peter the Apostle, St. Teresa of Calcutta, and St. John Paul II. If you have any questions for Nathalie, or just want her to pray for you, you can email her at email@example.com.