With Special Guests…
Dr. Meg Meeker
Pediatrician, mother, and best-selling author of six books, Dr. Meg Meeker’s work with countless families over the years served as the inspiration behind her new groundbreaking book, The Ten Habits of Happy Mothers, Reclaiming Our Passion, Purpose and Sanity from Ballantine Books. She has a strong following of her blogs on Psychology today, speeks nationally on teen health issues, and has numerous television and radio appearances. Dr. Meeker lives and works in Traverse City, MI where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four grown children.
Fr. Michael Gaitley
Fr. Michael is director of the Association of Marian Helpers, a spiritual benefit society of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception. He authored the best selling books, Consoling the Heart of Jesus, 33 Days to Morning Glory, and The ‘One Thing’ is Three, all published by Marian Press. He frequently appears on EWTN, in addition to preaching retreats around the country on topics such as Divine Mercy, Consoling Spirituality, and Marian Consecration. Fr. Michael lives and works on Eden Hill in Stockbridge, MA, home of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy.
Sr. Clare Matthiass
Sr. Clare entered the Community of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal in 1998. She has previously served as
the Vocations Director and as Postulant Director, and is currently the Community Vicar. The Franciscan Sisters were founded in 1988 in the South Bronx as a parallel community to the Franciscan Friars of the renewal. Both Communities are committed to following in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi by living the Gospel, serving in three convents in New York and one in England.
Music by Martin Doman
Martin has been working in the field of Catholic music and youth ministry for over fifteen years. As a musician, he has released 6 CDs and has appeared on EWTN’s Life On The Rock and Backstage programs. When he is not traveling, Martin works full-time as the Assistant Director of Campus Ministry at Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL. He travels nationwide speaking and singing for Catholic events. He and his wife Charlene have six objectively beautiful children.
|8:00 am||Check-in / Registration|
|9:00 am||Mass with Rev. Robert J. Cunningham|
|5:00 pm||Conference Concludes|
|Seated, plated lunch provided|
|Open to all women 18 & older|
|Nursing infants welcome|