Retreat for Catholic Moms


If you live anywhere near Rockford, Illinois, I hope you’ll consider joining me for the upcoming Catholic Moms Retreat being hosted by the Diocese of Rockford.  I am so honored and humbled to be leading this retreat, which will focus on several of the topics from The Handbook for Catholic Moms.  Registration is still open and you can find additional details here and register here.

January 7-8, 2011
Bishop Lane Retreat Center, Rockford, IL
$75 for Shared Room, $55 for Commuters.

Arrival is 6:00-6:30pm with dinner staring at 6:30pm. Retreat includes time for confession and adoration. We will conclude with a vigil Mass on Saturday.  For more details and to register, check out the Office of Family Life website at or call (815) 399-4300.


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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