Leslie Bertucci is a native New Orleanian who attended Dominican High School and Loyola University. She has been married to Johnny Bertucci since 1985, and they have five children, ages 31 to 14, and two grandchildren. Leslie homeschooled her oldest four children through 12th grade; her youngest son is a freshman at Archbishop Hannan High School.
Since 1982, God has led Leslie into the ministries of catechist, youth minister, retreat leader, homeschool teacher, conference speaker, choir director and worship leader. She and Johnny founded the Sanctifire Youth Group at their home parish of St. Anselm in Madisonville in 2000. She currently leads the NoLoudRocks Worship Band, which includes two of her sons. God has blessed their entire family with the gifts of music and evangelization; they often minister as a family at prayer meetings, retreats and conferences. Leslie does her best to live by the motto: “Just show up, just say yes, God will take care of the rest.”