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3 In-Person Catholic Events You Can Register for Today!

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It’s been a year – hasn’t it?

Many of us have not gathered with people to pray, learn and socialize the way we have wanted to in a long time.

Catholics are made to thrive in community and we are so excited to tell you about these IN-PERSON events happening this Fall!

The Prayer Wine Chocolate Retreat in Newtown, Pennsylvania

Sunday, October 17, 2021

When:  Sunday, October 17, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Rosebank Winery

 258 DURHAM RD., NEWTOWN, PA  18940

Join us for a light breakfast, prayer, Mass in the Vineyard. lunch, wine tasting and more!

This is a one day retreat!  For more information, go to You’re Invited to the 2021 Prayer Wine Chocolate Retreat

Tentative Schedule

10:00 am – arrival, coffee, donuts, light breakfast.

10:30 – 11:30 – Social hour, shopping & browsing from a few Catholic vendors; self-tour of the vineyard and a few fun surprises 🙂 .

11:30 – Official welcome and opening prayer.

Brief talk on the theme of the day: REST, RESET AND SERVE.

Distribution of retreat packets; time to spend in quiet and contemplation around the vineyard.

12:15 – Pray the Rosary as a group.

1:15 – Celebration of Sunday Mass with Father Christopher Walsh*

2:15 – Lunch: a “High Tea” with tea, coffee and an assortment of tea sandwiches will be provided and served by the caterers from Steam Pub .

3:00 – Wine tasting, self-tour of the vineyard; socializing.

4:40 – Closing Prayer

5:00 – Departure

Present in the Pain Retreat in Nashua, New Hampshire

Saturday, October 30, 2021

You are not alone

Join other bereaved mothers for real talk about the pain of losing a child from miscarriage, stillbirth, or death from infancy through adulthood.

We’ll talk about:

  • Why it might be hard to pray
  • Dealing with unanswered questions
  • Feelings of loneliness
  • The strain on our other relationships

Experience Healing and Hope

We’ll address:

  • The unexpected aspects of grief
  • The lingering effects of trauma
  • The challenge of NFP after loss
  • Hope for the salvation of adult children
  • An eternal perspective on suffering

For more information, go to Present in the Pain: A Catholic Retreat for Grieving Mothers

WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference in Midland Texas
November 5 & 6, 2021

WINE: Women In the New Evangelization along with the West Texas WINE Group invite women of all ages to the WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at The Way Retreat Center in Midland, Texas.

Featuring Two Special Opportunities:

  • “Gathering in the Vineyard Concert” on Friday, Nov. 5th with music by Marie Miller. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Open to families and friends!)

  • Stay with friends Friday night in a lovely casita & enjoy a fun “Taste of WINE” with Marie Miller, the WINE speakers, and national WINE core teams! (Ladies only.)


Keynote speakers Kelly Wahlquist (WINE foundress, Catholic author, and inspirational speaker), Alyssa Bormes (Catholic author, speaker, teacher, and radio personality on Radio Maria), Marie Miller (internationally known speaker, singer-songwriter, composer, and storyteller ), and WINE Steward Allison Gingras (Catholic speaker, author, and WINE personality) will enliven our spirits and ignite our hearts on fire with a renewed understanding of how we are all intimately known by Christ and called by name!

Along with inspirational talks, the day will include motivational entertainment, shopping, personal time to pray with prayer teams, confession, adoration, tons of laughter, a fabulous lunch, shopping, CHOCOLATE, door prizes, and a fun raffle!

And one “event” you don’t have to register for:

The Riot House in Tulsa, Oklahoma

A walk-in experience 5 days a week!

The Riot House is a indie Christian jewelry and gift shop in the Pearl District.

This shop is  all about creating community, opportunities for joy, and meaningful connection.

The Riot House is open 11am to 6pm every Tuesday – Saturday so invite a friend and come on by!  Pink Salt Riot is also an online boutique!  You can order anytime through their website (Pink Salt Riot).  Use coupon code CATHOLICSSAVE for 10% off!!



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This “Slam Dunk” Retreat Will be an Annual Event

This post is written by Amy Brooks, author at Prayer, Wine, Chocolate, and founder of Catholics Online.

Catholics Online Retreat

About a year ago, Amy Brooks started a Facebook group for Catholic writers, speakers, vloggers, artisans and those who work for missions and non-profits.

As Catholic Influencers, it has been wonderful to have a worldwide community that supports, prays for and uplifts one another online. The sincerity of each member has resulted in the forming of friendships and the desire to meet in person. Continue reading “This “Slam Dunk” Retreat Will be an Annual Event”