“To go on pilgrimage really means to step out of ourselves in order to encounter God…where His grace has shone with particular splendor…”

– Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI


Barbara and Jeff on Pilgrimage

Barbara Heil is a former Pentecostal minister who has traveled the world as a missionary, teacher and evangelist.  After an amazing faith journey, Barbara came into full communion with the Catholic Church in April of 2013.  She is a dynamic and inspirational speaker with a passion to awaken others to their destiny and purpose in Christ, and to lead people in deepening their walk with God.   Barbara was a widow for seven years before marrying her husband, Jeff.  Together they speak and minister across America, and as lay missionaries around the world.  Barbara has hosted over 45 pilgrimages to the Middle East.  She and Jeff reside in Iowa and together have 8 children and 10 grandchildren.


Barbara’s Upcoming Pilgrimages:

ITALY: Women Saints October 10 – 18, 2022

Barbara Heil, a former Charismatic, Pentecostal, and Word of Faith member, shares what drew her to the Catholic faith. Hosted by Marcus Grodi.