Get talks, workshops, and seminars to help you go deep in the Faith, build your confidence and ignite your excitement. Become a first-responder.
Meet passionate speakers on fire to help you love Christ more deeply.
Think deeply with the the Catechism, the Popes, and the Scriptures.
What you learn will change you. Start using it in real life, today.
We’re breaking the ‘Bystander Effect.’
Pick the talk you want, and join for free. Get the replays afterward to continue your training.
Be the first to meet indie speakers sharing new insights. Stick around afterward to chat and ask questions.
Go deep in the Faith
Join a private group of First-Responders who want to do more and go farther together.
“The thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity. I see the church as a field hospital after battle.”
– Pope Francis
“The Authentic Mens’ Seminar was outstanding.
“I wish there was more content similar to this and I salute Smart Catholics for creating content that is relevant to young men because they need it. We need to get the message to people AND MEET THEM WHERE THEY ARE AT. That is exactly what Smart Catholics and the Authentic Mens’ Seminar did. I can’t wait for more from them.”
– D. Nieto
Season 1 of the Academy
These are the main topics we will focus on in launching this Academy.
How to think with the Church Fathers, the Catechism, and the Catholic Church.
Unpacking the gift of doctrine and truth, in a way that everyone can get.
Find out what our latest popes have said, on their own terms, and why it matters.
“Be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”
Romans 12:2, RSVCE
How the Academy works
Each month, be the first to hear indie Catholic speakers and authors.
Join exclusive seminars and retreats. Support your favorite speakers by joining their groups.
Get answers to your questions.
Sometimes, all it takes a new perspective to ignite a whole new love of the faith. This Academy brings you new talks for Catholics the world has never seen.
Be the first to discover and support indie Catholic content creators. These talks challenge you to think with Pope Francis, enter deep into Scripture, and unpack the Catechism.
The more questions you get answered, the more confident you’ll be. The more you have to share. And the more magnetic you become.
Finally, you can find the right words to say what you think!
Here’s how we’re making it easy for you:
- Find the right teacher for you. Meet undiscovered, amazing new voices in the Catholic world.
- Deepening our faith should fill us with excitement and passion. Not feel impossible, boring, or limiting.
- Learn things that really matter. Truths that stick in our minds, and come up in conversation.
The next time someone asks you how you believe with so much passion, you’ll know what to say without raising your voice.
You’ll be the kind of person people want to meet.
Join the First-Responder Program
Attend each talk for free.
$5 donation to the speaker requested, but not mandatory.
Unlock all the Academy replays
Watch all the conferences
Access a private group
Afterparties with Academy speakers
Monthly meetings with the Founder