David Petrovic To Speak At St. Vitus: Feb 3rd, 2019
David Petrovic, 25 year-old teacher, actor, and national speaker, will be a guest speaker on Feb. 3, 2019, Sunday, in the lower church hall of St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103 after the 9:00AM Mass in St. Vitus Church.
David graduated cum laude from Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio, Class of 2015, with a bachelor of art degree in Middle Childhood Education. David graduated from, respectively, Julie Billiart School, Lake Catholic High School and Notre Dame College. He completed a graduate certificate in theology from St. Joseph’s College in Maine, May 2018. In August 2018 he was hired as a full-time junior high religion teacher at St. Ignatius of Antioch School, Cleveland, Ohio. David powered through struggles and bullying despite having autism and Tourette’s. His focus is to inform and enlighten others about the realities and potentials of those with autism and differences. David reveals his faith journey to fulfillment with life lessons for all. David and his mother, Sandy Petrovic (nee Avsec), co-wrote a book entitled “Expect A Miracle: A Mother/Son Asperger Journey of Determination And Triumph.”
There will be pastry, coffee and juice provided in the lower church hall after the 9:00AM Mass. David will speak after the 9:00AM Mass in the lower church hall. Secured parking is available directly across the street from St. Vitus Church. A book sale and signing will conclude at the end of David’s presentation with discounted price of $20, tax included. Payment is by cash or check only.
David’s presentation is sponsored by St. Vitus Parish, St. Vitus Alumni, St. Anne Lodge #4 AMLA, St. Vitus KSKJ Lodge #25, Christ The King KSKJ Lodge #226, and Slovenian Women Union of America Scholarship Foundation. David is the son of Frank and Sandy Petrovic and the brother of Steve and Craig Petrovic.
There is no admission charge but free will offering will be accepted. All net funds will be then be donated to Julie Billiart School.