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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. Photos and blog posts summarizing retreat events for women found here and here.

Inquire about Pat’s availability and fees.




Feb 5: Bridgewater, MA

Join us for a women’s event this evening at St Thomas Aquinas in Bridgewater, MA. Details to follow.

March 1: Southington, CT

Pat will offer a keynote talk at the annual women’s retreat, “God’s Good Opinion of You”,  as well as two workshops based on her book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious, at Mary Our Queen parish. Details are here.

March 20-21: Billings MT

Pat headlines at the “Sisters in Faith” Catholic Women’s Conference, sponsored by KJCR, Billings Catholic radio. She will present three talks that describe the feminine genius, as found in her award-winning book, Blessed, Beautiful, & Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood.  This is a two-day event. Details here.

April 18, Litchfield, NH

St Francis of Assisi parish and its Ladies Guild will host a women’s retreat day from 9am- 3pm. Pat will offer two talks that day on the Blessed Dignity of Women and the Beautiful Gifts of Women. For more details and to register, contact Anne Anctil at amanctil@gmail.com

April 29, Wayland, MA 

The Elizabeth Ministry welcomes all guests to a woman’s event featuring a talk by Pat on the “The Gift of Womanhood: Answering the God’s call to lead through Spiritual Motherhood”. This evening will be held at St Zepherin Center at Good Shepherd parish in Wayland, MA. 7:30-9:15pm. The event is free, but kindly pre-register by phoning or emailing Lucy Prunier at 508-988-0338 or Luciana.prunier@gmail.com.

May 9: Elkhart, IN

Mother’s Day Weekend! Join us Saturday for a one-day retreat — “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious” – for all women as we explore the dignity, gifts, and mission of women! A little spiritual pampering for the womanly soul! The details for registration are here! 

July 22-24, Somerset, NJ

Keynote at the Catholic Writers Guild Conference. Exact time and date of the talk to be announced. More details about the conference, here.

Sample listing of previous speaking engagements:

-Women of Beauty Conference – A women’s conference sponsored by the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Office of Evangelization. Pat offered three talks from her book and retreat, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

-Diocese of Fresno Diocesan Congress 2014, Pat presented a workshop on spiritual motherhood.

-St John the Baptist WINGS, Folsom, CA, offered  the Blessed, Beautiful, Bodacious Retreat.

-In Her Cherished Heart 2014 conference – a conference for women of the Diocese of Springfield, IL, featuring the themes from Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious.

-Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious Retreat, given for the women of Saint Benedict Parish, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Here’s a blog post about it.

-Oklahoma Catholic Women’s Conference, Speaker, 2014.

-Keynote for the Second Annual Women’s Retreat 2014, Diocese of Duluth. Pat offered three talks from her book and retreat, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious.  

-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; and St Michael Parish, North Andover, MA 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.