Damon Owens, international speaker and evangelist, is executive director of Joyful Ever After and National Parish Engagement Officer for Communio.org. The first executive director of the Theology of the Body Institute, Damon has dedicated three decades to evangelizing through the renewal of healthy relationships, marriage, and the family. In 2018, Pope Francis awarded him the Benemerenti Papal Medal for his work supporting marriage and family. He is an accomplished gospel singer honored with a solo during the 1995 NJ Papal Mass at Giants Stadium presided by Pope St. John Paul II. Damon and his wife Melanie have eight children.