Author Matthew Kelly to speak in Haddon Heights


Passion and Purpose Live, with speaker and author Matthew Kelly, will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights on Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The presentation will be an application of Catholicism to every aspect of life, including prayer, spirituality, work, dating, marriage, personal finances, health, well-being and parenting.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Kelly began his lay ministry in 1993, traveling to more than 50 countries and speaking to more than 3 million people. He has written a number of bestselling books, including “The Rhythm of Life,” “The Seven Levels of Intimacy,” “The Dream Manager,” “Building Better Families” and “Rediscovering Catholicism.”

In addition to his spiritual ministry, the majority of which is in the United States speaking to primary school through college students, lay adults, priests and seminarians, Kelly is a partner at Floyd Consulting, a Chicago-based consulting firm whose clients include Pepsi, McDonald’s, Ernst and Young, the Department of Defense, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

According to his website (, Kelly’s core message, regardless of whether he is addressing CEOs, high school students, priests or parish communities, “invites listeners to become the best version of themselves.”

Joining Kelly at Passion and Purpose Live at St. Rose of Lima will be musical guest Eliot Morris.

Tickets are $39 per person, and registration is available by calling 856-547-5356.