Lisa Mladinich is a wife and mother, and the host of Shalom World TV's new WOMAN: Strong Faith, True Beauty. She is the founder of AmazingCatechists.com and a regular on Relevant Radio's Morning Air with John Harper and On Call with Wendy Wiese. Lisa writes for Catechist magazine and is the author of the best-selling book True Radiance: Finding Grace in the Second Half of Life. Her latest book--Heads Bowed: Prayers for Catholic School Days--is due out soon. Lisa spoke on Finding Hope and True Radiance in Mid-life.
Vicki Thorn is the founder of Project Rachel and the executive director of the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation & Healing. She has written and spoken about society's socio-logical changes since 1960, and continues to present her research on the Biochemistry of Sex or the Biology of the Theology of the Body. Vicki spoke on Healing, Hope and Happiness in Midlife, focusing on the demands and changes--physical, emotional, and spiritual--women face after 40... and how we can find joy and healing in our faith and community as we come to terms with those wounds and burdens.
Patricia Lorenz is the author of fourteen books, including her latest, 57 Steps to Paradise: Finding Love in Midlife and Beyond. She’s one of the top contributing writers in the country to the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and has been a con-tributing writer for twenty-six Daily Guideposts books. She has four children and nine grandchildren and is married to her hunka-hunka-burnin’-love, Jack, who has six children and eleven grandchildren. They live in Largo, Florida. Patricia spoke on Humor, Joy, and Love in Midlife, encouraging us all to be confident in God's plan even when it's not readily apparent.
(From L) Lisa Mladinich, Vicki Thorn, Patricia Lorenz.
Vicki Thorn on why Catholic women's conferences matter.
2017 sponsors and exhibitors
Joyful Spirit Giftsin Arlington, VA, carried a comprehensive selection of family-oriented conservative Catholic materials.