Author, journalist and former speech writer
Colleen Carroll Campbell is an award-winning author, print and broadcast journalist and former speechwriter for George W. Bush. Her books include her critically acclaimed journalistic study, The New Faithful; her spiritual memoir, My Sisters the Saints, which won two national awards and has been published in five languages; and The Heart of Perfection: How the Saints Taught Me to Trade My Dream of Perfect for God’s, which will be published by Simon & Schuster’s Howard imprint in May. Colleen has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Christianity Today, America and National Review, and appeared on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, ABC News, PBS, NPR and EWTN, where she hosted her own television and radio shows for eight years. She speaks to audiences across North America and Europe when she’s not home enjoying her husband and their four children, whom she home schools.
Keynote Speaker: Colleen Carroll Campbell
Featured Speaker: Fr. Ronan Murphy
Marian Movement of Priests
Father hails from Dublin, Ireland and was ordained on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima in 2000. He is a priest of the Camden Diocese and has given missions worldwide. He is chaplain to a Carmelite Monastery in NY and gives retreats for the Marian Movement of Priests.
Featured Speaker: Debra Hadley
Mother, Catholic faithful and speaker
Her story is heart wrenching, but Deb will take you through her journey of tears to the graces of the Lord and gifts of her faith. She is a woman Full of Grace!
Musician: Taylor Tripodi
Taylor grew up in a small suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She is the oldest of nine which taught her that you have to speak up in order for your voice to be heard. Taylor uses her voice to bring God glory and praise, inspiring all who hear her to praise Him with her.
Celebrant: Bishop Joseph Bambera, DD, JCL
Bishop Bambera will celebrate the Mass for Refresh Your Faith: Third Annual Catholic Conference for Women. His homily and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will fill us with our Lord as the perfect preparation to Refresh Your Faith and help you be Full of Grace!