The reflections were thought-provoking... the small-group discussions, deep... and the weather, beautiful!

Thanks to everyone who joined us, and in particular to our facilitator, Rose Folsom, a Lay Dominican and founder of the Virtue Connection. Watch a clip from one of Rose's talks.

​​​​​Embracing Hope: A Lenten Day of Reflection for Women

February 24, 2018 · San Damiano Spiritual Life Center, White Post, VA

 This not-for-profit event had the spiritual support of the National Council of Catholic Women's Baltimore Province and the Arlington Diocese Council of Catholic Women.


  • 8:30-9 a.m.: Registration
  • 9 a.m.: Mass
  • 9:30 a.m.: Continental breakfast, welcome
  • 9:40-10:20 a.m.: Talk: Authentic Hope and what's in it for us
  • 10:30-noon: Quiet time or small group discussion (attendee choice)
  • Noon: Lunch
  • 1-1:20 p.m.: Talk: How to keep hope strong in times of betrayal, uncertainty, and loss
  • 1:30-3 p.m.: Quiet time or small group discussion (attendee choice)
  • 3:15 p.m.: Sending forth/closing prayer


Welcome to your Future with Hope!