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.



Oct 11: Diocese of Fresno, CA  

Pat will present on spiritual motherhood at the Diocesan Congress. Details here. 

Oct 12: Madera, CA 

A book signing and a talk (“The 4 Beautiful Gifts All Women Have”) at St Marello Bookstore in Madera, CA. Time to be announced. Contact the store for full details.

Oct 18: Folsom, CA

St John’s WINGS offers the Blessed, Beautiful, Bodacious Retreat. Contact the church for details.

Nov 8: Babylon, NY

Women of Beauty Conference – A women’s conference sponsored by the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Office of Evangelization.  Details here.


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: Plantsville/Southington, CT

Pat will offer a keynote talk at the annual women’s retreat, as well as workshops, at Mary Our Queen parish. Details are forthcoming.

March 20-21: Billings MT

Pat headlines at the Spiritual Gifts 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.  Details to follow.

May 9: Elkhart, IN

Mother’s Day Weekend! Join us Saturday for a one-day retreat — “Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious” – for all women (not just Moms!) as we explore the dignity, gifts, and mission of women! A little spiritual pampering for the womanly soul! More details to follow!

Sample listing of previous speaking engagements:

-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.