As we celebrate the great feast day of All Saints, November 1, 2017, we are excited to announce that date as our official registration kick-off for the 2018 Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference. We ask all the saints to pray for us in making this the best conference ever for the women of Central Ohio and beyond. It is our mission to draw women closer to Christ by bringing the best Catholic speakers, content, Catholic organizations, and vendors to you in one place to help you grow in your vocation as a daughter of God!
This year will be no exception and we are please to announce this year’s speakers:
Obianuju (Uju for short) Ekeocha is an internationally acclaimed pro-life speaker and strategist.
She is the founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, an initiative dedicated to the promotion and defense of the African values of the sanctity of life, beauty of marriage, blessings of motherhood and the dignity of family life. READ MORE
Lisa M. Hendey is an award winning author, speaker and missionary disciple. She is the bestselling author of The Grace of Yes, The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and the founder of CatholicMom.com.
Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics. Lisa has traveled and shared her writing from Tanzania, Colombia, the Philippines and India in service of non-profit organizations. Her speaking schedule has included the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Catholic Marketing Network, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, the Midwest Family Conference, and the National Council of Catholic Women. READ MORE
Matt and Kristin Loboda are known for the miraculous faith-filled journey they took after their daughter almost tragically drowned. Both Matt and Kristin have been speaking to groups and sharing with others their experience of hope. God can work through miracles to not only express His love but bring people back into relationship with Him.
Find out more on the Pray for Joy Loboda Facebook page: VISIT PAGE
Fr. Ignatius Mazanowski, F.H.S is a Franciscan Friar who was ordained May 28, 2011. He is a founding member of the newly established order Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit whose mission is to to serve those on the margins, including indigenous populations. Fr. Ignatius speaks on healing the heart from woundedness and gives retreats on God’s Mercy, Forgiveness, and Healing. He is the brother of Kristin Loboda and said Mass at the bedside of Joy Loboda for the first seven days after her drowning.
Kara Klein, Maria Spears, and Christine Simpson make up His Own. These three friends who wanted to combine their love for Jesus, passion for music and desire to proclaim the joy of the feminine heart. In a world where women are exploited, misused, and misguided, we desire that our music and ministry will inspire women to come before the Lord as they are, to encounter His unique love for them, and to be reminded of the eternal measure of their feminine dignity and worth. READ MORE
We hope you’ll save the date so you can join us on February 17, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ohio Expo Center Cardinal building.
Read more about the conference in the October 22, 2017 edition (page5) of the Catholic Times, Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference enters second decade.