Speakers

If you are searching for a chastity speaker, please contact any of the speakers below who have The Goretti Group’s seal of approval for authentic Church teaching on chastity. Additional qualified speakers can be found at the Chastity ProjectThe Culture Project, Generation Life, and Theology of the Body Institute.

 

Colin Nykaza

Colin Nykaza is a dynamic and effective speaker who has a great ability of reaching students and adults. He is currently the Director of Young Adult Outreach for the Archdiocese of New York. Colin was a seminarian for 7 years and discerned.

Colin worked with Generation Life in Philadelphia as a Theology of the Body, Chastity, and Pro-Life speaker reaching audiences of all ages. He has also trained people in the Theology of the Body for Teens by Ascension Press.  As a seminarian, he received a BA in Theology from Sacred Heart University and a Masters of Divinity from Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary.

You may also catch Colin on EWTN’s show The Eucharist. Colin considers it his life mission to help the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Immaculate heart triumph as she promised in Fatima.

 

0058Kara Klein was born on Christmas Eve, 1985 in New Orleans, LA. She began singing and writing music at the age of 9 and released her first album, “A Touch of Your Grace,” when she was 18.

Since then, Kara has released four additional albums and has traveled worldwide sharing her testimony and music with people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures. She has sung in venues such as Carnegie Hall and World Youth Day, and at events featuring widely acclaimed artists like Matt Maher, Audrey Assad, Aaron Neville and Rachel Lampa. Kara has appeared on four different international television programs and has won 6 Unity Awards from the United Catholic Music and Video Association, including “Best Female Vocalist of the Year” in 2008. After doing mission work alongside best-selling author Immaculee Ilibagiza in Rwanda, Africa, and then living abroad in a lay Catholic community, Kara is delighted to be back in her home town of New Orleans. There, she is working full time as a missionary sharing her music and speaking about chastity, true femininity, and God’s pure love for us. To read Kara’s blog and hear her music go to www.karaklein.com.

 

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Rocky Rhoades is an international chastity speaker who has spoken to over 10,000 teenagers in the past ten years, and can be seen on EWTN in the show “The Pure Life”. Rocky is originally from San Diego, California but after a huge conversion in high school, God led him to Ohio, where he discerned the priesthood, received a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Franciscan University of Steubenville, found his vocation to marriage and served as an inner city missionary. Rocky has worked as a chastity educator for a Crisis Pregnancy Center and has spent the past 3 years working with high school teens as a Youth Minister in Virginia Beach, VA. Rocky and his wife have 2 daughters and are passionate about bringing the Gospel to the World.

 

Kara Klein

Mandy Erskine grew up in central Washington. She was baptized Catholic as an infant and attended church regularly, but it wasn’t until after she received the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church that she really started taking the Faith seriously. Soon after her Confirmation, Mandy began speaking at her high school youth group.  Then, she traveled the United States and Canada with REACH Youth Ministry for nearly 2 years. While on REACH,  Mandy had the opportunity to share her faith and her passion for chastity. 

During Mandy’s presentations, audiences are mostly captivated by her energy. She takes her audience on a journey through the darkness of the world’s view into the fullness of God’s plan!  Mandy’s goal in her presentation is to continue a LOVE REVOLUTION by untwisting, untangling and restoring the beauty of our sexuality.

Mandy has been described as INSPIRING, REFRESHING, FUNNY and LIFE CHANGING. She will have you laughing, crying and motivated to live a life of chastity!

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