Coleen is available for:
Parent and Youth Interactive Seminars
Trainings for Teachers, Parents, Catechists, Clergy
Marriage Enrichment or Marriage Preparation Seminars
Pro-Life Events and more!
“The Four Heart Healthy Habits for Holiness”
A fun and inspiring keynote address. If you want your audience to laugh, cry, sing, and be inspired, book this talk for your next banquet or gathering. Enlightening, entertaining, and spiritually motivating address to help you think more deeply about your relationship with God and others.
“Spiritual Spa Womens Retreat” or “FaithLift”
What is Spiritual Liposuction? How about a FaithLift? Want the meditation exercise without the yoga? What is truly healthy for our body and soul? Get your committee together now, go get some prizes donated, and outline your plan for the day. Schedule and sample fliers available. You’ll need a priest for Mass and Confessions, especially after I sing an examination of conscience parody, “These are a Few of My Favorite Sins!”
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“Chastity Education: What Are We Supposed to Do?”
What are the different roles of the pastor, the school, the parents, the religious educators? How do we support the parent as primary educators and fit one more thing into the curriculum? Here, unpacked for you, are the most recent teachings of the Vatican and the US Bishops to help us help our children navigate in today’s over-sexed, love-starved culture. Ideal for Adult Catechists, Pro-Life Groups, Catholic School Administrators, Teachers and Parents.
“MAST APPEAL: Live”
A question and answer session just like the radio show, only in person with your group. You select a few topics to start off the event, and either send in the questions ahead of time from your registrants, or take them on site from the participants. Meet the needs of your group with this interesting live show-style presentation.
“Pro-Life and Pro-Family”
What are the current issues facing us in our culture regarding life and family? How do we protect and defend marriage and the family today? What do we say? How do we say it? How can we be more effective? How do we avoid Pro-lifer burnout? Hear my personal testimonial and challenges to live pro-life and pro-family. Great motivation for pro-life reps and pro-family organizations
Parish Mission or Retreat Conducted over 3 or 4 evenings or a weekend event. Select any 3 or 4 individual talks listed above.
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“LoveEd Facilitator Training”
For catechists, teachers, parents, volunteers, principals, school nurse and social workers in parishes or dioceses interested in implementing the LoveEd Program. 5 hours, includes break for lunch.
“Reflections for Engaged Couples: Unity or Division?”
“Unity or Division in Marriage?”
Be ready for an interesting evening about God’s beautiful plan for love, dating and marriage, presented with audience participation, songs, skits, raps, and posters. Learn how to live, share and defend the choice to be pure. Discover the difference between real love and the artificial substitute. (Alternate Title: “Lead Us Not Into Temptation Island”) A fun and fast moving presentation that includes “How far can I go?” “Was it really an accident?” and “God’s Awesome Plan for Love & Romance in Marriage” Ideal for high school teens.
“Wait or Mait? A Positive Approach to Sexuality”
One-hour lively presentation on sexual decisions, for the average secular-thinking young adult over 16. Includes choices between superficial love and authentic love, gratification and fulfillment, birth control and self-control, etc, providing truthful information they do not receive from the popular culture. Q & A can follow.
“LoveEd Parent Seminar”
For parents, catechists, grandparents and pro-life volunteers who wish to educate children ages 3-14 using the LoveEd workbooks and videos. 2 hours. LoveEd Parent Workbook needed for participants.
“Raising Love-Wise Kids in a Lustful World”
Answers for parents of children ages 2-13 on how to raise them innocent but not ignorant. Sometimes funny, always truthful, very memorable. Half-day workshop. Alternate title: “Teachable Moments in Education for Love” or “Innocent but not Ignorant”. A mom who recently attended said, “This was the single most practical workshop I have ever attended in my life.” Come and gain some real practical answers for those teachable moments in your children’s education for love and life: Mom, dad, what does @#$% mean?
“Four Secrets for Raising Kids with Character”
For parents of young children ages 1-12. (If I told you what they were, they wouldn’t be secrets anymore.) How do I sort through the many venues of parenting advice to succeed long term? What kind of parents are we? What do we want for our children? What tools do we need? How can the teachings of the Church help us in the daily practical decisions of child-raising? How parents can set a practical and fun course for family members? Includes family friendly humor and music. You might be surprised.
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A single presentationis $1500.A half-day retreat, seminar,or workshop is $2000. A full day seminar or two half-day workshops is $2800. Travel expenses from Chicago are additional. Parent/Child LoveEd seminars on the same trip as a LoveEdTraining for Parents or Facilitators are only $500 per add on. Discounts available for the Joliet Diocese and Chicago Archdiocese.
Ask service organizations such as Knights of Columbus or CCW to sponsor the presentation.
Have a large parish, diocese, or a group of parishes sponsor the event.
Charge admission. Some events can produce income for your organization when there is a registration fee.
Subsidize with help from a benefactor or pro-life organization.