Soren Johnson

Soren and his wife, Ever, founded and serve as Executive Directors of Trinity House Community, a nonprofit Catholic ministry to families with a mission “to inspire parents to live their daily life together with God and his saints, making their home into a little taste of heaven.”  Soren was raised in an Evangelical Protestant home and was received into the Church in 2001.  Since then, he has served the Church in a variety of ways, including teaching and communications positions at Catholic secondary school and university levels, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Diocese of Arlington.  From 2008-2011, he served as senior vice president at Prison Fellowship International.  From 2011-2019 he served the Diocese of Arlington as Director of Evangelization.  In 2014, Soren and Ever opened Trinity House Café in Leesburg as a nonprofit outreach to the community.  Soren holds a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in Theology from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary.  He writes regularly for the Arlington Catholic Herald on issues of evangelization, family life, and culture, and his writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Richmond Times Dispatch, and Columbia magazine.  Soren and his wife have five children and are parishioners at Saint John the Apostle in Leesburg.

Recent Presentations

  • Unlocking the Power of Gratitude in the Christian Life
  • Going Dark: The Father’s Life with St. Joseph
  • What Our Bibles Say About Us
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Prayer in the Home
  • Prayer Strategies for the Workday
  • How to Pray the 5 Keys (Unbound): A Dad’s Guide  
  • Reclaiming Sabbath Rest: A Guide to (Re)Discovering Sunday
  • Kids, Sanity and the Sunday Mass
  • “Aggressive Tenderness”: What is it? How do I get it?
  • Catholics and Evangelicals Together: Reflections on Mutual Encouragement and “Ecumenism of the Trenches”
  • At the Corner of Church & Market: The Story of a Café & Christian Hospitality  
  • “I Was in Prison and You Visited Me”: The Call to Prison Ministry
  • Gaudete et Exsultate "101": Holiness in Everyday Life
  • "Called to Be Holy": The Practical Challenges of Gaudete et Exsultate