Women of Grace® Event Details
Young Women of Grace Retreat Harrisburg, PA
Young Women of Grace Retreat
"Made for Joy: My Mother, Her Powerful Prayer, and Me!"
Fr. Edward Quinlin, VF
A fun-filled day for teen girls, with inspiring presentations, craft time, prayer time, down time and fellowship, a special lunch, mass, and confession! Come and learn more about your spirituality! Bring your friends!
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Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams is Founder and President of Women of Grace®, a Catholic apostolate for women featuring a number of outreaches including conferences, media, study groups and more.
After years of being a non-practicing Catholic, Johnnette experienced a deep conversion back to her Catholic faith in 1981. Her conversion sparked a new vocation: sharing the Gospel message through the utilization of media. She has been an inspiring and consistent presence on EWTN Catholic radio and EWTN Catholic television for over 30 years.
Susan Brinkmann, OCDSSusan Brinkmann, OCDS, author and journalist, has joined Living His Life Abundantly & Women of Grace as Staff Writer. Susan is a member of the Third Order of Discalced Carmelites and comes to us from The Catholic Standard and Times, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, where she served for six years as a correspondent. She has won numerous national awards for her work and has published several books, including two historical fiction novels, a book on Carmelite prayer entitled, “Lord Teach us to Pray” and a book on the fraudulent research of Alfred C. Kinsey entitled, “The Kinsey Corruption,” published by Ascension Press. She has devoted her life and talents to building up the Church and tearing down the culture of death, and is pleased that the Lord has called her to LHLA/Women of Grace to continue this vocation. Susan is single and writes for us from her home in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Look for Sue’s articles and her latest book, "We Need to Talk: God Speaks to a Modern Girl," on our website blog at www.womenofgrace.com. You can reach Sue at email@example.com.
Mary DillenbackMary Dillenback is co-developer of the Young Women of Grace Facilitator/Teacher Guide. She taught at the elementary school level for 26 years. During that time she developed curriculum, was a Lead Teacher for the National New Standard Project portfolio system and designed and conducted training for teachers. Her classroom teaching experience included Gifted and Talented, regular and inclusionary classroom settings. Mary serves as a facilitator for the Women of Grace Foundational Study and Regional Coordinator for New York State. She is a member of the Women of Grace Leadership Team and has helped train facilitators in several states. Mary co-chairs the Facilitator Growth and Development Task Force and serves as Regional Coordinator Liaison. She is a Third Order Carmelite, and lives on the St. Lawrence River in Fishers Landing, New York. She is married, has two sons and five grandsons.