The conference was sponsored by the Arlington Diocese Council of Catholic Women and Joyful Spirit Gifts.

2018 conference speakers: Mary Elizabeth Sperry, Alejandra Segura, Maria Suarez Hamm, Tony DeCristofaro, Erin Benbennick.

Oct. 12-13, 2018, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Arlington, VA

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. (Jeremiah 29:11 NRSVCE)

Welcome to your Future with Hope!

110 women

5 speakers

Too many blessings to count!

Photos coming soon! In the meantime:

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  • Read Joan Sheppard's recap of the conference highlights.
  • If you didn't get your fill of shopping at the conference, visit our exhibitors virtually.