Our diverse collection of speakers will bring your faith-life and your friendships to a more meaningful level.
Remember: In addition to our keynote speakers, you can choose 3 breakout speakers!
Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet have worked in women’s ministry together most of their adult lives and currently both serve on the board of directors of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference, which is the largest women’s conference in the United States. They are the co-authors of the award winning books Divine Mercy for Moms and The Friendship Project.
Michele and Emily have spoken at women’s events across the country, are regular guests on Catholic radio and have been featured on EWTN. They both write for various publications and contribute to Catholicmom.com
Michele and Emily both live in Columbus Ohio with their families. Michele works as a school nurse at St. Andrew School in Upper Arlington and is the mother of 4, and Emily is the mother of 7.
I'm not bad, I'm just busy! by Leigh Gray
Does it ever seem to you that many of your bad decisions are not so much from deliberate sin, but just because we have a divided heart? A life that is so busy your heart can hardly keep up.
The Feminine Genius by Fr. Tyler Tenbarge
In the middle of a widespread push for a 'feminist agenda,' there remains a need to get our understanding of 'feminine' correct. Come for a conversation about the biology, psychology, and spirituality illuminating the genius of God's design for women.
Tips for a Successful Marriage by Beckie and Gene Schadler
This talk will discuss the vocation of marriage and what elements constitute a successful marriage. We will share research and our experiences as it relates to fostering a healthy relationship in today's world.
Yoga for the Soul, A Prayerful Practice by Barb Butler
A Christian alternative to yoga, this gentle class is centered around scripture, prayer, meditation and Christian music. Barb will discuss how God led her to develop this spiritual class.
Mary, our Heavenly Friend! by Sr. Anastasia Reeves
We all want to be a good friend to others. This workshop will examine how friendship with the Blessed Mother can help us be our best selves.
The Sacraments - Intimacy with the One who Loves You by Fr. Chris Forler
This session will discuss how the sacraments are real encounters with Christ and how they can impact our lives - bringing us joy and intimacy with Him and others.
Living in the Present Moment through Mindfulness and Self Compassion by Kathy Elpers
This presentation focuses on the concept of self-care and its importance for balance in one’s personal and professional well-being. When we feel depleted, stressed out, depressed, anxious and self-critical, we are not able to be present with those around us. Mindfulness and self-compassion practices can be useful tool in our self-care and overall well-being.