To foster an appreciation for the personal dignity of women in Christ, to encourage, teach, and challenge women to know and love God, and to inspire women to use their feminine gifts to transform the family and society.
Spa Day for the Soul
Judy Landrieu Klein, PHD
Dr. Judy Landrieu Klein is a Catholic theologian, author, inspirational speaker and counselor whose mission is to bring hope and healing to seekers and sufferers. A “revert” to Catholicism, Klein holds a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies and completed post-graduate doctoral studies in Bioethics in Rome. A Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor, Klein works with her husband, Dr. Mark Gelis, at My Father’s House Counseling Services.
Dr. Klein is a published author whose first book Miracle Man, was an Amazon Kindle Bestseller in Catholicism. Her newest book, Mary’s Way: The Power of Entrusting Your Child to God, is a CatholicMom.com imprint book. Both of Klein’s books have received the nihil obstat from the Catholic Church, and both were published in Poland, where they are best sellers.
Dr. Klein is the founder of Memorare Ministries and is a regular blogger at Memorareministries.com, Aleteia, CatholicMom.com and Catholic Digest. Her growing family includes five children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Sr. Tracey Dugas
Sr. Tracey Matthia Dugas is a Media Nun. She belongs to the Daughters of St. Paul: women who preach the Gospel through all forms of media. Her favorite thing about being consecrated to God is that she's God's "audio-visual"... called to communicate Him and his love and truth to everyone. She earned a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, LA. She is currently stationed in Chicago, IL where she serves as Director of Pauline Mission Advancement. This apostolate challenges her to build relationships that help the Sisters grow their mission and become more effective in all their evangelization efforts. She is co-host of "Daughter, Arise!" a weekly podcast that explores topics of identity and how to live the feminine genius in today's world. Her creative outlet is 'hand lettering. You can follow Sr. Tracey's creative work on Instagram: @Sistah_Tee_Letters.
Megan Murphy is a dynamic Catholic speaker, teacher, and evangelist engaging audiences of all ages in the New Evangelization. She is featured at conferences, retreats, seminars, universities, and youth and young adult events. She serves her home parish as Youth Minister and an Instructor for their parish-wide Family Catechesis Program. Throughout three dioceses, Megan teaches Theology of the Body, and has been instructing couples in St. John Paul II’s teaching since 2006. Megan is currently a presenter for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s “Remain in My Love” initiative and is the newest member of the speakers guild for Integrity Restored. (integrityrestored.com.) She has been a certified Natural Family Planning instructor for the past twenty years. She hails from Dunmore, Pa where she lives with her husband Neal and their four beautiful daughters. You can find her at meganmurphyministries.com.
Emcee, Caitlyn Van Horssen, graduated from the University of Mary in 2014 and now lives with her husband Chris and daughter Edith in Helena, MT. She works part-time as a nurse in the community and loves to stay at home with Edith. Her greatest joy, apart from being a wife and mother, is to constantly explore ways to bring others, especially women, closer to the heart of Christ. She currently leads a bible study for young adult women as well as a discipleship group for high school students. Caitlyn offers 1:1 mentorship and discipleship opportunities for college-age and young adult women and is hoping to continue working with the beautiful women in this diocese to provide opportunities for the whole faith community to engage with each other and grow in love for Christ and His Church.
Jeanne O’Connell and her husband, Kelly, have resided in Kalispell, Montana, for 30 years and have raised 5 beautiful and talented children. She is a 16-year Pastoral Assistant at St. Matthew’s Catholic Parish, employed as Director of Women’s Formation and Marriage Ministries. She was raised in North Dakota, graduated from the University of Minnesota-Crookston as a Registered Professional Court Reporter, worked as a Court Reporter in Helena 10 years before moving to Kalispell to be wife and mother. Preceding her employment at St. Matthew’s, she was awakened to the love of Christ through the truths and beauty of Catholicism, which led to a deep reversion back to the Catholic faith. She has been a featured guest on Johnnette Benkovic’s EWTN Women of Grace program, has facilitated multiple Women of Grace classes, and holds certifications in John Paul II’s Theology of the Body from the Theology of the Body Institute. She is also a certified Dream Manager Life Coach through Matthew Kelly’s Floyd Consulting Company, and an inspired St. Hildegard von Bingen enthusiast. In 2017 she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but has won the battle and has a message of physical, spiritual and relational healing that she is passionate about sharing.