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Events: Retreats - Days of Reflection


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events are taking place online only. Events taking place in person are subject to CDC guidelines, including restrictions on capacity and requirements for social distancing and mask-wearing.

Faith, Fortitude, and Femininity: A Formula for Such a Time as This

Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM - English

Join other sisters in Christ from across South Florida at this 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Women of Grace one day  conference featuring EWTN host, Johnnette Benkovic Williams on Saturday, October 23.

Learn about your gift of authentic femininity and how to live it. Inspiring faith-filled presentations, music, prayer, confession, fellowship, lunch, and Mass all while learning about your true call and gift as a Catholic woman and how to live in faith and with fortitude in this moment in history.

God is calling each woman "for such a time as this." Bring your daughter with you and she will experience a Young Women of Grace retreat. We will have special talks just for her.

Plus, you are also invited to join in a fabulous two-day Catholic women's leadership Benedicta Enrichment Seminar  Thursday/Friday, Oct. 21 & 22.

These events are all being held in person at Nativity Catholic Church in Hollywood, FL.

CLICK HERE to Register.

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Join us for our Women of Grace One Day Conference in Hollywood, Florida:
Faith, Fortitude, and Femininity: A Formula for Such a Time as This

  • Saturday, October 23, 2021  - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (5 p.m. Vigil Mass)

Nativity Catholic Church
5220 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida 33021

FAITH-filled presentations featuring Johnnette Benkovic Williams. Presentations include:

  • Faith: Firm Assurance In Things Hidden
  • Faith and Fortitude: Forging Ahead In Trust-filled Hope
  • Faith and Femininity: Finding Authentic Identity Through Healing
  • Faith: A Formula for Such a Time as This 

Bring your daughter! Young Women of Grace Retreat

  • Made for Joy: My Mother, Her Powerful Prayer, and Me!
  • Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Daughters meet in separate area)
Are you a Catholic Leader? Come Early!
  • Benedicta Enrichment Seminar - Two days prior the conference: "Leading Like THE Lady" (Our Blessed Mother)
  • Thursday and Friday, October 21-22 

Be open to the movement of the Holy Spirit in your life. 

Women of Grace One Day Conference Hollywood, Florida:
Tentative Schedule: Saturday, October 23:
8 a.m. - Registration/Sales Tables Open
8:50 a.m. - Praise and Worship Music
9 a.m. - Welcome and announcements - Thea J. Parsons
9:20 a.m. - Welcome to Nativity Catholic Church - Father David Zirilli, VF
9:30 a.m. - Faith: Firm Assurance In Things Hidden - Johnnette Benkovic Williams
10:20 a.m. - Break and Praise and Worship Music
10:35 a.m. - Faith and Fortitude: Forging Ahead In Trust-filled Hope - Johnnette Williams
11:25 a.m. - Announcements and Rosary - Thea J. Parsons
11:55 a.m. - Witness 
12:15 p.m. - Lunch provided / Confession / Fellowship
1:15 p.m. - Praise and Worship Music
1:30 p.m. - Mission Update - Isabelle Liberatore
2 p.m. - Faith and Femininity: Finding Authentic Identity Through Healing - Johnnette Benkovic Williams
2:50 p.m. - Stretch Break and Chaplet of Divine Mercy - Thea J. Parsons
3:10 p.m. - Faith: A Formula for Such a Time as This - Johnnette Benkovic Williams
4 p.m. - Closing Praise and Worship Music
5 p.m. -  Vigil Mass - Father David Zirilli, VF

CLICK HERE to Register.



Nativity Church
5220 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021 (Map)

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Women of Grace

Silent retreats for women

Friday, Nov 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Traditional silent retreats for women.

Under the auspices of the prelature of Opus Dei, in an elegant retreat house with private room/bath one hour north of Miami in Delray Beach. Transportation can be arranged.

Contact Coordinator: Grazie Christie
Phone: 305-528-9978
Cost: $375 (Payment plan available)

2021 Dates:

  • In English: May 7-9 | September 10-12 

For more info and to register online:

 Retiros tradicionales, en silencio, para mujeres.

Bajo el auspicio de la prelatura del Opus Dei, se realizará el retiro una elegante casa con habitación privada/baño, a una hora al norte de Miami, en Delray Beach. Puede organizarse el transporte.

Contacto-Coordinadora: Grazie Christie
Telefono: 305-528-9978
Costo $375 (Plan de pago disponible)

2021 Fechas:

  • En español: 30 de abril- 3 de mayo | 12-14 de noviembre 

Para más información e inscripciones visite:


Prelature of Opus Dei - Roseaire Conference Center
14281 Gallagher Road, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Map)

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Grazie Christie


St Patrick Women's Emmaus Retreat

Nov 19, 2021 to Nov 21, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

The perfect opportunity to not only take time from the business of day-to-day life but gifting yourself with time to reflect on your spiritual life as well. By attending the upcoming Emmaus retreat, you will experience God and truly deepen your relationship with the Lord. 

We invite women 25 and older to prayerfully consider setting aside the weekend of November 19, 2021 for this retreat, which will be held at Morning Star Renewal center. You will make new friendships, and you will return to your home and workplace refreshed and renewed. The Emmaus Ministry has spent many hours in preparation for a successful journey for you.



Morningstar Renewal Center
Parish Office 30531-1124
7275 SW 124th St, Pinecrest, FL 33156 (Map)

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Yumely Rodriguez