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It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Larry Oney, a permanent deacon for the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans serving at Divine Mercy Parish in Kenner, Louisiana. Deacon Oney is the Chairman of HGI Global—a third-party administration and project management. Deacon Oney has real life experience in how to overcome difficult situations. Despite obstacles encountered throughout his life, Deacon Oney has flourished. He infuses positivity and inspiration into his ministry. His strong faith and love for others have also helped steer his successful business career. We hope that you will find the same inspiration and encouragement in his story that has given comfort and counsel to thousands of people across the globe.
Deacon Oney’s dynamic preaching style and message of hope has led to hundreds of speaking engagements across the globe; from Africa to Brazil to Canada and throughout the United States. Through his business, ministry, and day-to-day life, Deacon Oney has learned valuable lessons and gained great insights on a variety of topics. Over thirty years of experience making critical business decisions while helping to awaken the faith of others has uniquely equipped Deacon Oney to present lively, invigorating, knowledgeable, and Spirit-filled presentations.
With a passion for lifting people up across the world, he inspires men and women to live their lives with hope and purpose. As an ordained Catholic Deacon and business leader, he leverages humor, joy, Scripture, love and personal insight to speak to people’s hearts and to encourage them to live a Spirit-filled life. Through Hope and Purpose Ministries, he aims to put the New Evangelization into practice through preaching, teaching and the media; offering hope and purpose to all individuals.
In support of his mission, Deacon Oney is an experienced and prolific orator, who has spoken at hundreds of events and appeared on many EWTN shows; including: Women of Grace with Johnette Benkovic, The World Over with Raymond Arroyo, THe Choices we Face with Ralph Martin, EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch Pacwa, and Crossing the Goal with Danny Abramowicz. He has also been a guest on FOCUS TV, Franciscan Radio, Ave Maria Radio, Relevant Radio, Redeemer Radio, and many other great media outlets.
Deacon Oney is the author of three books: Amazing Grace Overcoming Race, Reflections on the Kingdom of God, and UP FAITH! God loves a faith that is always looking up! He also co-authored a book with Fr. William Maestri–Preaching Jesus in the Time of the New Evangelization for priests and deacons.