Justin Fatica, co- founder of Hard As Nails Ministries (www.hanm.org), will speak in at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church at 671 E. Yosemite Ave. in Merced on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be accepted.
He’s also speaking in Bakersfield’s St. Francis Parish on Sunday, Sept. 25, and this fall at various locations, including New York, California, Arkansas, New Mexico, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Minneapolis.
In a news release, the ministry describes itself as one that helps schools, churches, and other organization "in their efforts to introduce people to Jesus, develop individual’s relationship with Jesus, and cultivate local communities. We are unabashedly Catholic, but our ministry seeks to build up all Christian faiths regardless of denomination."