Take Your Faith to the Next Level at a Premiere Institute of Catholic Spirituality!

Welcome to Next Level Catholic Academy, an online teaching community designed to turn ordinary Catholics into spiritual dynamos. More than education, it's transformation! Come see for yourself!

The Science of Sainthood

The premiere "course" in Next Level Catholic Academy, the "Science of Sainthood" is a systematic unpacking of the mystical wisdom of spiritual giants like Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Thomas Aquinas, Augustine, and many others.

Famous around the world for his down-to-earth style and crystal clear teaching, Matthew Leonard will guide you step-by-step down the actual path to sainthood.

This is everything you should have learned, but never did...until now. Prepare to be led into the beauty and mystery of God himself and have your your soul set on fire!



In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus says that "only one thing is necessary"...the interior life.
Join Matthew Leonard for a study unlike any other - "Catholic Mysticism & the Beautiful Life of Grace."
A portion of the popular Science of Sainthood series from Next Level Catholic Academy, it's a Lenten study that won't just teach you something new, but actually change your life!



Matthew Leonard on the Free Lenten Video Series


Sign up above for the series!

Just Need a Workbook for Personal or Group Study?

If you've already signed up for the FREE Lenten study, you can grab a workbook here!

(But if you didn't do it already, make sure to sign up for the streaming above.)

Order from Amazon.com Order Direct (May take longer) Digital Copy for outside USA

We're In This Together!

As a member of the Science of Sainthood, you'll have the ability to discuss, ask questions, and grow with a community of dedicated Catholics who want to grow spiritually as much as you. 

The Church is a family. We need to support each other. That's what Community is all about.

"I have never encountered anything like this before. Matthew has taken complex, but essential topics and made them accessible to the average Catholic. This is so important!"

Terri Thomas
Adult Faith Formation Coordinator, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, GA

"Each segment draws you in, and at the end, has you longing to delve into the next. I highly recommend Next Level Catholic Academy to every family, parish, and prayer group!"

Peter Mergen
Managing Director of Events, Apostolate for Family Consecration

This is an awesome course for both beginners and those more advanced in Catholic studies looking to go deeper in the faith. I'm excited to start this program at my parish!"

Bonnie Skiles                                          Peachtree City, GA

"This is the perfect place to go deeper in your faith. Matthew Leonard is an expert guide to the spiritual life and offers anyone the most important opportunity of all - to be transformed in Christ!"

Lenore M.                                               Cleveland, OH

Authentic Catholic Formation At Your Fingertips

We know you're busy. That's why Next Level Catholic Academy is available online whenever it works for your schedule.

You can even download the audio and transcripts for occasions when no internet is available.

"After 40 years in the priesthood, I finally understand concepts like the 'Purgative, Illuminative and Unitive ways' and abandonment to the will of God. I heard Matthew Leonard explain them in a way that even I can understand. He is possibly the finest speaker on the spiritual life out there."

Fr. Rich Simon
Host of "Father Simon Says" on Relevant Radio

Regular Q&A Calls

We know you'll have questions as you grow in the spiritual life. That's why we provide regular Q&A sessions.

And if you can't make them live, we'll post the video so you can watch when you have the chance.

"Next Level Catholic Academy is the most dynamic, clearest path to spiritual transformation you’ll find anywhere."

Mike Aquilina
Bestselling Author & EWTN Personality

Set on Fire!

You may know the basics, but have you been set on fire? Have you truly experienced the breathtaking beauty of deep, authentic Catholic spirituality and been transformed? Because that's what you are made for.

And Next Level Catholic Academy is specifically designed to help make it happen.

Now, more than ever, we need Catholics to move beyond the basics. We need to integrate the deeper truths and transforming power of our faith into our lives. There's no time to waste!

We need to take our faith to the Next Level!

How Much Does It Cost?

About as much as one (very) cheap dinner out a month...that's it!

Look, we spend money on things that are valuable to us. We pay for "necessities" like cable, streaming services, gym memberships, and morning visits to gourmet coffee shops

They all put a dent in our wallet.

The question is whether you are willing to spend a few dollars for spiritual treasures in the same manner. Are you ready to invest in your spiritual future?

It's a matter of priorities. And again, we're not talking a lot.

While Next Level Catholic Academy provides world-class instruction, guidance and community that goes well beyond even many universities, we do it at a tiny fraction of the cost...less than a dollar a day!

(Just one class at a Catholic college costs about $3,000! Next Level Catholic Academy is less than 10% of that for an entire year!)

We are a lean organization that is focused on one thing - helping as many people as possible be radically transformed in Jesus Christ.

The question is..."Are you ready?"

Ready to Enroll in the Entire Course?

Regularly $37/mo


Access to all videos on computer, tablet, and mobile devices

Access to the Science of Sainthood Community Forum

MP3 Audio Downloads of Every Video

Transcripts of Every Video

Regular Q&A Sessions

Closed Caption Subtitles

14-Day Money Back Guarantee

Membership/Cancellation Terms

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Access to all videos on computer, tablet, and mobile devices

Access to the Science of Sainthood Community Forum

MP3 Audio Downloads of Every video

Transcripts of Every Video

Regular Q&A Sessions

Closed Caption Subtitles

An e-book version of Matthew's book Louder Than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic

An audio version of Matthew's dynamic conversion story (Not available anywhere else!)

An Audio version of Matthew's illuminating talk Our Beautiful End: Exploring the Timeless Mystery of Heaven

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