2017 Speakers

Meg Hunter-Kilmer – Morning Reflection

Elizabeth Foss – Keynote Talk

Elizabeth Foss is a wife, the mother of nine, and a grandmother. She finds the cacophony of big family imperfection to be the perfect place to learn to walk in the unforced rhythms of grace. An award-winning in-print family life columnist for 23 years, she’s been blogging for over a decade at “In the Heart of My Home.” She’s the author of Real Learning: Education in the Heart of the Home and Small Steps for Catholic Moms. You can read her heart at www.elizabethfoss.com.

Kelly Mantoan – Early Afternoon Talk

Kelly is a wife, mother to five, special needs parent, blogger and resistant washer of dishes. She’s written and designed a planner, ‘The Best Laid Plans’ for other moms trying to stay organized amongst the chaos,  and a retreat book, ‘A Worthy Reception’ based on Thomas à Kempis’ popular ‘Imitation of Christ’. She enjoys speaking and using her big mouth for something other than yelling at her children. She appreciates when people actually enjoy listening to what she has to say, vs rolling their eyes and stomping off. She blogs at This Ain’t the Lyceum any chance she can get.

Mary Lenaburg – Late Afternoon Talk
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Mary Lenaburg is a writer, speaker, wife of 28 years and mother of two. She writes and speaks traveling the country and speaking to groups of all ages about God’s Redeeming love and that faith is the courage to want what God wants for us, even if we cannot see where the path leads. She continues to embrace her father’s advice: “Never quit, never give up, never lose your faith. It’s the one reason you walk this earth. For God chose this time and place just for you, so make the most of it.” You can find Mary online at www.marylenaburg.com .


Ana Hahn – Host

Ana is a wife and homeschooling mom of 5 and has been blogging at Time Flies When You’re Having Babies since 2011. She enjoys a tall glass of boxed wine and looks forward to having one with you in August!