Speakers

We are thrilled to share with you our line-up of dynamic and inspiring speakers who will help us explore our 2019 conference theme, “Unique and Unrepeatable: Your Mission as a Catholic Woman,” taken from this beautiful quote from St. John Paul II:

For God and before God, the human being is always unique and unrepeatable, somebody thought of and chosen from eternity, someone called and identified by his own name.
–Pope St. John Paul II, Urbi et Orbi, Christmas 1978

Please scroll below to learn more about each of our speakers and what they will share with us during their talks.

Opening Mass

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap
Archbishop of Philadelphia
Principal Celebrant and Homilist

 

Keynote Speakers

Morning Keynote in English
Meghan Cokeley
Director, Office for the New Evangelization, Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Keynote address:  You are Unique and Unrepeatable

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Afternoon Keynote in English
The Sisters of Life
(Sister’s name to be announced in August)
Keynote address: The Mission of Woman in the Heart of the Church

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Morning Keynote in Spanish
Mary Cruz Guzman
Conductora del programa “Corriente de Gracia para la Iglesia” en Radio Maria Canadá
Charlas:  Única e irrepetible y El Espíritu Santo: fuente de misión

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Afternoon Keynote in Spanish
Las Hermanas de la Vida
Charla: La misión de la mujer en el corazón de la Iglesia

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Breakout Session Speakers

Note on Breakout Sessions:  Four breakout sessions in English will be offered during the conference, two during the first lunch period and two during the second lunch period.  Attendees are invited to attend one breakout session of their choice and one lunch period. Visit our Schedule page to learn more about the timing of the breakout sessions and lunch periods.

Breakout Session #1
Gloria Purvis
Host of EWTN’s Morning Glory
Breakout Session 1: The Mission of Women in the Family and in the World

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Breakout Session #2
De Yarrison, CPCC
Founder, You Are Made New Ministry
Breakout Session #2: Set Free for Mission

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Breakout Session #3
Sue Brinkmann, OCDS
Catholic author and award-winning journalist, Third Order Discalced Carmelite
Breakout Session #3: Hearing God’s Voice: Rules for Discerning God’s Will for Your Life

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Breakout Session #4
Dr. Monique Ruberu
Pro-Life Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Catholic speaker
Breakout Session 4:  Finding My Mission as a Pro-Life Ob/Gyn

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Conference M.C.

Marie Joseph
Executive Director, Legacy of Life Foundation

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Closing Prayer Service

Fr. Dennis Gill
Director, Office for Divine Worship, Rector and Pastor of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
Presider