In Coordination with Magnificat-Omaha: Cost $20
IN PERSON or ONLINE
Sponsored by the Heart of Jesus Prayer Group
Join Us as We Explore How to Find True Joy, How to Choose Joy During Challenging Times, How to Awaken Joy and
How to Create a Joy-Filled Prayer Life
ONLINE: Link-Code emailed 9-17, 8:30 AM
Karen Dwyer is an inspirational speaker, an award-winning college teacher and author of 10 books including Find the Joy & Fight the Fear, WRAP Yourself in Scripture, Esther—Created for Such a Time as This, Nehemiah—Rebuilding Hope & Joy in Your Life, The Joy of Advent—Journey with the People, Events &, Prayers at the First Coming of Jesus Christ and iConquer Speech Anxiety.
Karen has been a guest on EWTN’s The Choices We Face and on several Catholic radio programs, including programs on Spirit Catholic Radio. She is the Coordinator for Magnificat-Omaha, founder of the Heart of Jesus Prayer Groups, a Council Member of USA Pentecost Today and has served on the Board of Directors for KVSS Spirit Catholic Radio and the national Mission Advisory Council for the Institute of Priestly Formation (IPF).
Karen says, "The Lord Jesus Christ wants to share His joy with you (John 15: 11). He is the One who sustained me through great tragedy and gave me His joy. Our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, our Savior, and the Holy Spirit want to give YOU more joy. "
Karen and husband Larry are active members of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Omaha, NE.
“If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing.” Saint Augustine
"Let sleep find you holding your Bible, and when your head nods let it be resting on the sacred page." Saint Jerome
Kendra Von Esh is an international speaker, podcaster, and author of “Am I Catholic?” A Struggle with Faith, Humility and Surrendering to God. Kendra was a corporate executive who had it all—high powered job, prestige, summer home, and fantastic family, friends and social life. She didn’t need God, nor did she have time for Him. BUT GOD!
Kendra shares the struggles, triumphs and "God-incidences," that paved the way from the back pew to a state of grace, peace and joy that can only come from a personal relationship with God and the Church. She is passionate about helping you deepen your relationship with God through prayer and the sacramental graces plus help you live everyday in fresh joy.
Kendra has been a News Anchor for Shalom World TV, Radio Host for Radio Maria and appears on EWTN, Relevant Radio, Living Bread Network, Catholic Vitamins, Breadbox Media, Young Catholics Respond, and the Catholic Marketing Network. She is a Founding Board Member of PERSIS and a Council Member of USA Pentecost Today.
Her husband, Jeff has been her rock through her transition from corporate executive to passionate speaker about "the best place to be in life.'
“Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing away – God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing – God alone suffices.” – Saint Teresa of Avila
Our mission is to help Catholic women develop a deeper and closer relationship with Jesus Christ, stir up a vibrant personal prayer life, and increase a capacity for joy so that everyday is a joy-filled walk with our Lord.
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