Founder / Executive Director

Patrick is the Executive Director of Encounter Ministries and has a passion and drive to see Catholics empowered to walk in the power and love of the Holy Spirit. He carries a strong heart for evangelization, healing, prophetic ministry, contemplative prayer and Christian unity. Patrick ministers and speaks at conferences internationally and was featured in the 2017 groundbreaking “Fearless” documentary and the 2019 “Revive” documentary. He is married to Emily and together they have six children.

BA Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2006
MA Holy Apostles College & Seminary, 2014

Full Time Ministry Experience:
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Cincinnati, OH 2009-2014
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Columbus, OH 2014-2018



patrick's journey into life in the spirit

inspiring videos

patrick reis

one night columbus story

This video tells the story of how Encounter Ministries got connected with One Night Columbus and jump started the largest gathering of Catholics and Protestants to plant seeds of unity for the Church in our city.

Healing Prayer @ The Call

In this clip, Patrick was invited by healing evangelist Robby Dawkings to give words of knowledge for healing at THE CALL, an ecumenical city-wide prayer gathering in January 2018.

revive nebraska recap

This video recaps what God did at the REVIVE evangelization healing event at Bishop Bergan High School in Freemont, Nebraska. 

high school healing service

This is a preview of the new documentary that Encounter is involved in about the power of God hitting Catholic high schools.

encounter conference: the normal catholic life

In this video, Patrick presents on the topic of the Normal Catholic Life at the Encounter Conference in January of 2018.

avila breakdancers touched by the Holy spirit

Audio Clip: During street ministry in Avila, Spain the leader of a breakdancing group gets healed and the Holy Spirit falls in power.

patrick leads healing service at “one witness”


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healing testimonies

Sharing testimony is to prophesy what God is going to do again. We hope you will receive inspiration and healing from what God has done in the life of others. 


We offer countless videos of testimonies, inspirational talks, and more to equip and inspire you to live out the power of the Holy Spirit in your life.


Request Encounter Ministry Speakers for your upcoming event. Availability is limited:
Fr. Mathias Thelen | Patrick Reis | Joe Philip
 Sarah Kaczmarek | Fr. Patrick Gonyeau | Sean Breeden