Amanda Vernon is a Catholic evangelist who has shared her faith across the U.S. and in six foreign countries. An accomplished recording artist, Amanda co-authored the memoir When God Wrecks Your Romance: Orthodox Faith, Unorthodox Story. She uses music, writing, and speaking to share her experience of God and the Church. Originally from the Midwest, Amanda resides in Phoenix, AZ with her husband and their four children, ages 8 and under.
With over a decade of experience in studio production, live performance, and liturgical music, Amanda refers to her musical style as "soulful pop with gospel and jazz roots." Her eighth album, Secretos Navideños, debuted in 2018 as Amanda's first full-length Spanish project. Supported by a growing number of Amanda Vernon Patrons, she releases scripture reflections and songs weekly.
Notable performances include:
2008 and 2011 World Youth Days in Sydney, Australia and Madrid, Spain
Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (Lourdes, France; 2008)
Lucas Oil Stadium for the National Catholic Youth Conference (2017)
Singing the National Anthem at Lambeau Field for the Green Bay Packers (2014 Bishop’s Charities Game and 2015 Monday Night Football on ESPN)
In the News
"Amanda Vernon, a Christian recording artist from Grand Rapids, Mich., will sing the National anthem and play the keyboard."
"To kick off this first weekend of 2014, eightWest welcomed a musician who does it all. She sings, plays piano, writes music and is a dedicated mom."
"With an irresistible personality and shining demeanor, Amanda Vernon seems to infect everyone she meets with an upbeat glow."
"In addition to producing five albums in the past ten years, Amanda knows the hard work that goes into maintaining a functioning household (or tour bus)."
"I’ve watched her with great admiration for several years now and have been blessed in my own spiritual life by her amazing, soulful music."