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Casting Nets Ministries is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit lay apostolate comprised of an experienced team of professional lay Catholic speakers and evangelists. We conduct dynamic and highly effective missions, retreats, and evangelization trainings for parishes, schools, and Dioceses aimed at leading souls to Christ and forming the laity for missionary discipleship.
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His experience in youth ministry and public speaking began in 1996 when he first taught for Totus Tuus, a summer youth catechetical program. He discovered his gift of speaking and has continued throughout the years giving countless talks in the areas of catechetics, theology, spirituality and evangelization. He has a gift for bringing his audience to laughter and tears from experiences in his own life.
Chris earned his Masters of Theological Studies from the Institute of Pastoral Theology of Ave Maria University. His experience is widespread and includes teaching in elementary, high school, and college settings; youth ministry; and co-hosted a radio show “Casting Nets with Tony & Chris”. He co-founded a group of young men in the virtue of chivalry and Marian devotion called the Knights of the Holy Queen. Chris just ended is long teaching career, he taught Theology Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in Wichita for 10 years. Chris is now full-time with Casting Nets Ministries.
His public speaking and youth ministry began with teaching for Totus Tuus a summer youth catechetical program in 1997. He continued this experience for many years giving countless talks on everything from Apologetics to Catholic moral doctrine, from how to better affect youth to how to live as a Catholic Family. He uses his heart wrenching and gut wrenching experiences to give passionate talks that tend to “hit home” and help people realize the intensity of God’s love for them.
Tony earned his degree in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Youth Ministry from Benedictine College in 2000. He has had his hand in many areas of ministry and teaching. He has been involved in parish youth ministries and PSR programs as well as teaching at both the high school and college levels. He is the co-founder of the Knights of the Holy Queen, a young men’s group dedicated to living the virtue of chivalry and Marian devotion, and was the co-host of the radio show “Casting Nets with Tony & Chris”. Tony just ended his 15 year long teaching career, he taught Theology at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School for 10 years and spent 5 years at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School teaching Theology both located Wichita Kansas. He is now full-time with Casting Nets Ministries.