|speaker's packet- biography|
|With an engaging, lively style filled with a spirit of hope and truth, Mary Beth Bonacci has captured the hearts and minds of youth across the United States and internationally since 1986. She delivers her message on love, relationships, and chastity with a candor and a sincerity that addresses the hopes and dreams at the center of young people?s longing for fulfillment and love.|
|Through her extensive travels, she has spoken to groups, small and large, including 75,000 young people at the 1993 World Youth Day in Denver.
Mary Beth not only reaches the young through personal appearances, she also relies on the Internet, videos and print media.
|Her web site may be found at reallove.net, and her videos include: Sex and Love: What's a Teenager to Do?, Chastity: Just Do It, Freedom to Dump Losers, and Freedom to Love. Her high school video series, Real Love: The Video Series is being used in churches and schools throughout the U.S. and around the world. Miss Bonacci writes a regular syndicated column as well as free-lance articles and brochures, and has two books to her credit: Real Love and We're on a Mission From God.
Miss Bonacci holds a bachelors degree in communication from the University of San Francisco, a masters degree in theology of marriage and family from the John Paul II Institute at Lateran University, and an honorary doctorate in communications from Franciscan University of Steubenville.