Martha & Mary Women's Conference
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Grand River Center
Dubuque, Iowa

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Featured Speakers

Jennifer Fulwiler
Jennifer Fulwiler is a writer and speaker from Austin, Texas. Her memoir about her spiritual journey from atheism to Catholicism is entitled Something Other Than God: How I Passionately Sought Happiness and Accidentally Found It.
Her blog,, has won many awards. The Jennifer Fulwiler Show can be heard on SiriusXM radio. She is married and the mother of six young children.

Sr. Helena Burns, fsp
Sr. Helena Burns, fsp is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul. She is a popular and dynamic speaker who loves to talk abut media literacy and Theology of the Body. Her book for young women is entitled He Speaks to You. Her blog is

Very Rev. Jerry Kopacek
Very Rev. Jerry Kopacek grew up and attended public schools in Britt, Iowa. He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Dubuque in 1988. He has been pastor of several parishes and currently serves as Spriitual Director for the St. Pius X Seminary in Dubuque.

Rev. Robert Gross
Rev. Robert Gross grew up in Racine, Wisconsin. He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Dubuque in 2007 and served in various parishes. He is currently the Chaplain at Loras College and also serves as Spiritual Director for laity and college students. Fr. Bob is the Spriitual Director for Springtime of Hope.

Especially for Teens!


Special sessions will be conducted for teens. Rosario Rodriguez will tell about her work on college campuses as a missionary in many different avenues wiht different organizations.

Comments from previous conference participants:

"This is my first conference. Thank you, Holy Spirit, for bringing me here. What a wonderful, exciting, spirit-stirring day. I came here not sure of what I would hear or learn. I left with the great gift of learning and joy."

"What a joyful, uplifting and inspiring day. Truly a spa day for my soul! Thank you so much."
"I fell so filled up with the love of the Lord!"

"Outstanding speakers. Beautiful adoration chapel. Speakers are able to connect with us and offer insights we can put to practical use. This was well worth the drive from the Des Moines area. I will encourgage others to attend next year."
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Other Opportunities

Eucharistic Adoration

Reconciliation, and Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament,
will be available during the conference.