Events Schedule!

Check my calendar and join me at a retreat, a conference, or at a book signing. I’m happy to help you plan a special day of prayer and spiritual enrichment for your parish, diocese, or church organization.


About Pat’s speaking experience. Media appearances.

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Mar 29: Duluth, MN:

Pat will be the keynote at the Second Annual Women’s Conference on many of the themes from “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious”, along with the local team, in the Diocese of Duluth. Details here!

April 5: Oklahoma City, OK

Pat will present one of the talks for the Oklahoma Catholic Women’s Conference to be held at the Reed Center in Midwest City, OK. Details can be found here. 

April 25-26: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Pat will travel to St. Benedict parish to offer “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious”, an introduction to the dignity, gifts, and mission of women. Tickets are on sale now: Details and flyer are found in this pdf document. This retreat will begin on Friday evening and conclude on Saturday evening.

May 14, 21, and 28: North Andover, MA

Pat will visit the women’s group WINGS (Women in God’s Spirit) at St Michael Church in North Andover, MA. Pat will offer a talk about each of the three parts of her book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious at each of the three meetings: “Blessed Dignity” on May 14, “Beautiful Gifts” on May 21, and “Bodacious Mission” on May 28. After each talk, there will be small group discussions and prayer. For details, contact the coordinator, Sarah Blum, at

Sept 13: Diocese of Springfield, IL

Pat will present “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious” in a retreat format, together with a team from the diocese. More details to come soon!

Oct 11 – 18: Events in the Diocese of Fresno and Diocese of Sacramento, CA - to be announced 


Sample listing of previous speaking engagements:

-Keynote for the Evangelization track at the Annual Diocesan Faith Formation Convocation sponsored by the Diocese of Providence, RI, Office of Evangelization and Faith Formation, at Bryant University. Plus a workshop on faith sharing and praying with others. 2014

-“Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious” Retreat given at St Jude Parish, Peoria, IL, 2014

-”Advent by Candlelight” at St Paul the Apostle Church in Bangor, ME, 2013

- “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious Retreat”, given at St Michael Parish, Exeter, NH, 2013

- Graced and Gifted women’s conference, Prior Lake, MN, 2013

-Keynote at National Council of Catholic Women Convention, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2013;

-Retreat given at the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Miles City, MT, 2013.

-Catholic Women’s Conference, San Antonio, TX, video at the Pilgrim Center of Hope, 2013.

-St Thomas Aquinas Church Women’s Conference, “Called to Love”, Zanesville, OH, 2013

-Catholic Writers Guild, 2013

-Meet The Author and book signing events; a talk plus Q & A.

-Military Council of Catholic Women, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle PA. Pat presented “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious” – A one day retreat on the dignity, gifts, and mission of women. Photos and blog post here. March 2013

-WINGS (Women in God’s Spirit), St Mary’s Church, Holliston, MA kicks off its spring woman programming with Pat presenting “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood.” March 2013.

-Blessed Among Women”, one day retreat, St Peter’s in the Loop, Chicago, sponsored by the Daughters of St Paul, 2012

-Diocesan Adult Enrichment Conference, Diocese of Springfield, IL, 2012

-Catholic Writers Guild of Long Island, Kellenberg Memorial High School, (in tandem for the Society of Catholic Social Scientists’ annual conference), 2012

-Visions of Hope, Finger Lakes Region, NY, for breast cancer survivors, 2012

-Archdiocese of Boston Religious Education Congress, 2012

-Theology at Bar, New Haven, CT, 2012

-Numerous parish presentations at WINGS meetings (WINGS= Women in God’s Spirit) 2009- 2013 (Archdiocese of Boston, Diocese of Worcester MA, Diocese of Fall River MA, Diocese of Manchester, NH)

-SQPN’s Catholic New Media Conference, Kansas City, 2011

-Catholic Writer’s Guild Conference, and Writer’s Retreat, 2011

-Master of Ceremonies at Faith and Family Magazine’s “Mom’s Day Out,” 2011

-Diocese of Worcester MA’s “Gather Us In” women’s conference, 2011

-LI Catholic Writer’s Conference, 2010

-Parish presentations on the Catechism and lay leadership 2009-2011, 2013.

Find a list of presentations here.