Women of Grace® Event Details

Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar

Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar, July 12-13
A full day and a half with presenter Kathleen Beckman at the Malvern Retreat House!

"Women: God's Special Weapon Against Evil"

Other presenters include:
Susan P Brinkmann, OCDS
Father Philip Scott, FJ
Johnnette Benkovic

(Followed by Women of Grace Retreat)

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Benedicta Leadership Enrichment Seminar

(Tentative Schedule)


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

12:00 PM LUNCH

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

2:30 PM Break

3:00 PM Chaplet of Divine Mercy for Inner Healing and Liberation
Father Philip Scott, FJ and Kathleen Beckman

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Session Three: “From Blessing to Curse: How Satan Seeks to Corrupt the Feminine Genius”
Susan P. Brinkmann, OCDS


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

7:00 PM Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Father Philip Scott, FJ


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session Five: “Fierce Like Mary: Case Study: Fatima, Lourdes, Guadalupe”
Kathleen Beckman
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Commentary
Father Philip Scott, FJ

12:00 PM LUNCH

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

Event Date/Time(s)

START: Thursday, July 12 at 8:00 AM US/Eastern
END: Friday, July 13 at 3:00 PM US/Eastern

Event Information

COST: $270 includes two nights and five meals
Malvern Retreat House
315 S Warren Ave
Malvern, PA 19355

Contact Information


Arriving Wednesday:
$270 includes two nights and five meals
Arriving Thursday:
$210 includes one night and five meals

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Event Speakers

  • Kathleen Beckman

    For twenty-five years, and in thirteen countries, Kathleen Beckman has served in the Church’s ministry of evangelization through Catholic radio and television, writing and speaking. Sophia Institute Press has published her last four books including the bestseller, “A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing”. At the invitation of clergy, Kathleen has served in the Church’s ministry of exorcism and deliverance for sixteen years. She was on faculty for the Pope Leo XIII Institute for six years, completed the Association of International Exorcists Course at the Pontifical Regina Apostolorum University in 2017, serves as the diocesan administrator of exorcism and deliverance ministry. A member of the exorcist’s team, she accompanies persons seeking liberation from evil spirits. In 2013, with encouragement of the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Clergy, she co-founded the Foundation of Prayer for Priests, an apostolate of intercession and sacrifice for the holiness and protection of priests. All are invited to spiritually adopt priests at www.foundationforpriests.org


  • 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.
  • Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

    Susan Brinkmann, OCDS, author and journalist, has joined Living His Life Abundantly & Women of Grace as Staff Writer. Susan is a member of the Third Order of Discalced Carmelites and comes to us from The Catholic Standard and Times, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, where she served for six years as a correspondent. She has won numerous national awards for her work and has published several books, including two historical fiction novels, a book on Carmelite prayer entitled, “Lord Teach us to Pray” and a book on the fraudulent research of Alfred C. Kinsey entitled, “The Kinsey Corruption,” published by Ascension Press. She has devoted her life and talents to building up the Church and tearing down the culture of death, and is pleased that the Lord has called her to LHLA/Women of Grace to continue this vocation. Susan is single and writes for us from her home in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Look for Sue’s articles and her latest book, "We Need to Talk: God Speaks to a Modern Girl," on our website blog at www.womenofgrace.com. You can reach Sue at sbrinkmann@womenofgrace.com.
  • Fr. Philip Scott, FJ

    Fr. Philip Scott is the Founder of Family of Jesus, a family of priests, brothers and sisters dedicated to Christ and His Church, bound by private vows of obedience, chastity, poverty and martyrdom, praying to be healed and formed into a family by the Divine Family (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) in order to live out in a prophetic manner our baptismal calling to follow Jesus Christ and to be his instruments of healing for families, including not only the individual domestic family, but also the broader family of the Church and of society.
    They were founded by Father Philip Scott in 1998 under the auspices of Bishop Robert Lynch of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.  They have been missionaries in Peru, since January 10, 2003.