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Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar Lafayette

"Women: God's Special Weapon Against Evil"
Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar
Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21, 2019
Seminars led by,
Kathleen Beckman

Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar Lafayette Schedule
TENTATIVE

THURSDAY, JUNE 20th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session One: “Mary and the Holy Spirit: The Dynamism of Love”
Johnnette B. Williams and Kathleen Beckman, LHS

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Session Two: “Edith Stein: ‘Woman is God’s Weapon Against Evil’”
Kathleen Beckman, LHS

2:30 PM Break

3:00 PM Chaplet of Divine Mercy for Inner Healing and Liberation
Father Chris Decker and Kathleen Beckman, LHS

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Session Three: “From Blessing to Curse: How Satan Seeks to Corrupt the Feminine Genius”
Father Chris Decker

5:00 PM DINNER 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Session Four: “Christ’s Victory: Women at the Foot of the Cross”
Kathleen Beckman, LHS

7:00 PM Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Father Chris Decker



FRIDAY, JUNE 21

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session Five: “Fierce Like Mary: Case Study: Fatima, Lourdes, Guadalupe”
Kathleen Beckman, LHS

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Session Six: “Lady Wisdom: Fearless”
Kathleen Beckman, LHS

EVENT DATE/TIME(S)

START:
Thursday, June 20
END:
Friday, June 21

EVENT INFORMATION

COST:$140 includes three meals

LOCATION:
Our Lady of Fatima
2319 Johnston Street
Lafayette, LA 70503

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Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar Lafayette

Event Speakers

  • Kathleen BeckmanKathleen Beckman
  • Kathleen BeckmanKathleen Beckman
  • Kathleen BeckmanKathleen Beckman

Kathleen Beckman

Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S., wife, mother, and business owner, is the President and Co-founder of the Foundation of Prayer for Priests, an international apostolate of prayer and catechesis for the holiness of priests. She has served the Church for twenty-five years as a Catholic evangelist, author, Ignatian certified retreat director, radio host, and writer and is often featured on Catholic media such EWTN radio and TV. Having completed the Association of International Exorcists (AIE)course in Rome, and formation at Mundelein Seminary, she serves in the Church’s ministry of deliverance and exorcism, assisting priests and their teams. Kathleen is the lay coordinator of her diocese’s ministry of deliverance and exorcism, and serves on the advisory board of the Pope Leo XIII Institute. Kathleen also serves on the Advisory Team of Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women. Through the murder of a loved one, she learned the diabolical nature of attacks on the family, and that Christ is victor and healer. Sophia Institute Press publishes her books: Praying for Priests, God's Healing Mercy, and When Women Pray. www.kathleenbeckman.com.

  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams
  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams
  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams

Johnnette Benkovic Williams

Johnnette Benkovic Williams is Founder and President of Women of Grace®, a Catholic apostolate for women featuring a number of outreaches including conferences, media, study groups and more.

After years of being a non-practicing Catholic, Johnnette experienced a deep conversion back to her Catholic faith in 1981. Her conversion sparked a new vocation: sharing the Gospel message through the utilization of media. She has been an inspiring and consistent presence on EWTN Catholic radio and EWTN Catholic television for over 30 years.

  • Father Chris DeckerFather Chris Decker
  • Father Chris DeckerFather Chris Decker
  • Father Chris DeckerFather Chris Decker

Father Chris Decker

Fr. Chris Decker is not just a technology evangelist he is one of the new evangelization pioneers. He is 37 years old has been a priest in the Diocese of Baton Rouge for twelve years. He began this mission of evangelization though new media well before the Church was popularizing it. In 1999, as a young seminarian, he cut his teeth at the diocesan owned Catholic Life Television as a creative consultant developing graphic art, motion graphics, designing websites, and even producing and hosting programming. One of his early successes was a show for youth called “FishNet” that ran on CatholicLife Television for several years. As a seminarian he and two of his fellow classmates, Joshua LeBlanc and Fr. Ryan Humphries, developed an online community for seminarians called CyberCatholics.com around the year 2000 before blogging was “a thing”. On this proto-blog, Fr. Decker wrote and drew a comic strip about a seminarian who visited famous bible passages and had adventures within the Scriptures. Some German Catholic readers found his work, began to translate it for their audience, and nicknamed his blog "part of the Catholic underground". Fr. Decker registered that name which later became the trademark of one of his most identi?able new media creations, the Catholic Underground podcast. It launched in 2006 during his diaconate internship and is still in production today at catholicunderground.com, on the radio, and nationwide on af?liates of CatholicTV and The Catholic Faith Network. In 2011, he and his podcasting co-hosts took all of this a step further by developing and hosting and a Catholic new media conference in Houston, TX called CatholiCon. He is also the Director of Mission for Catholic Community Radio, in Baton Rouge & New Orleans, LA. Fr. Decker sits on the board of directors for this apostolate that he also helped launch.  Here he develops new programming and helps to reach beyond the radio waves into new forms of evangelization on the digital continent. Ordained a priest in 2007, he is presently the pastor of St Joseph Church in Grosse Tête, Louisiana; Immaculate Heart Church in Maringouin; and St Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Livonia.  In the summer of 2018, he walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain and prayed at many pilgrimage sites throughout Europe while on a four month spiritual sabbatical. He can be found online frequently sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram at the handle @digitalcatholic. He loves what he does, loves to teach others, and loves being a priest.

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