Mary Lenaburg is a writer, speaker, blogger whose credits include Blessed Is She, wife and mother. For twenty-two years, Mary and her family were on a spiritual journey with her daughter Courtney, who suffered from grand mal seizures until her death in 2014. Mary lives in northern Virginia with her husband and grown son. She spoke on redeeming love and its power in her life--and ours. Download Mary's 5 Quick Takes.

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Pat Gohn is a Catholic writer, retreat leader, conference
speaker, catechist, and author of the award-winning book
Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood as well as the recently released All In: Why Belonging to the Catholic Church Matters. She is the host of the Among Women podcast and editor of Catechist magazine. Pat lives in North Andover, Massachusetts. She spoke on faith: How it sustains us amid the changes of midlife and beyond. Download
Pat's 5 Quick Takes.


Mary Beth Bonacci is an internationally known author and speaker whose books include We’re on a Mission from God and Real Love.  She is a columnist for the Arlington Catholic Herald. Mary Beth is single and lives in the Denver area. She spoke on vocations: How they change post-40 and how God comforts and supports us.