An Evening with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse


Readers living near the Diocese of Sacramento will want to mark their calendars for a special event with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse.  On Thursday, October 21 at 7:00 pm Dr. Morse will speak on the topic “Same Sex Marriage: Why Not?”, explaining the Church’s teachings on this topic.

Dr. Morse brings a unique voice to discussions of love, marriage, sexuality and the family.  She has taught at Yale University and George Mason University and was a Research Fellow at both Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. In 2008, Dr. Morse founded the Ruth Institute, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to bringing hope and encouragement for life-long married love.

This event is offered for teachers, administrators, clergy, catechists, DREs, youth ministers, and parents.

Register online at or download this form for additional information.


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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