All for the Greater Glory of God
Craig Pohl was born and raised in a loving Catholic family in a small farming community in Michigan. He experienced an encounter with Jesus Christ at the age of 14 that forever changed his life. Ever since, he has devoted his life to spreading the Gospel in whatever situation God places before him. He is happily married to his wife Allison and currently works as the Director of Spirituality and Evangelization at a regional level, serving the communities of Most Holy Trinity in Fowler and St. Mary in Westphalia, MI.
Catholic Event Finder was born out of a desire to connect people more easily with Catholic events happening in their area.
Craig frequently shares his conversion story and speaks to the youth on a range of issues.
He has appeared on Fire on the Earth with Peter Herbeck, The Choices We Face with Ralph Martin and Peter Herbeck, and has been featured in Faith Magazine for his work with the Ark, a youth café ministry.
In addition to parish missions, retreats and conferences, he is also the emcee for the youth portion of the Lift Jesus Higher Rally in Toronto, Canada on a yearly basis.
If you would like to inquire about having Craig speak to your community/event, please contact him at craig "at" catholiceventfinder.com.
1996 Craig entered St. John Vianney Seminary in Minnesota to discern a priestly vocation. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy and Catholic Studies, he decided take a position as youth director in his home parish. There he developed an evangelization program for teens called the ARK (read more about the ark).
He then taught theology and philosophy at Lansing Catholic High School for 3 years and afterward took a full time position with Renewal Ministries, a Catholic mission organization dedicated to evangelization and renewal in the Church.
He is currently finishing his master's thesis in Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI and serves as the full time Director of Spirituality and Evangelization for two Catholic parishes in Michigan.