Talks: 2010-present

Past Parish Missions

Catholics at Work: The Miracle Conversion of Christine Watkins and a Catholic Secret to Happiness

Date: September 14, 2018
Place: Christ the King Retreat Center, Sacramento, CA
Contact: Matt Sheahan, matthew@sheahaninsurance.com

Our Lady of the Assumption Women’s Retreat

Date: March 24-25, 2018
Place: Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Ventura, CA
Contact: Kati Escalier, katalinescallier3@gmail.com
805-216-5749

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Retreat

Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Place: Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Turlock, CA
Contact: Fr. Manuel Sousa, (209) 634-8691

Divine Mercy Women’s Retreat: Recharge Your Soul

Date: Saturday, March 3 2018
Place: St. Rose of Lima Church, Paso Robles, CA
Contact: Ruth Ferreri, rferreri@charter.net, (805) 712-8612

St. Pius X Family Retreat

Date: January 8-9, 2016, Saturday-Sunday, pm
Place: Holy Cross Retreat Center, El Paso, TX
Contact: Yvonne Maldonado, yvonnedent2000@yahoo.com

Women of Mercy Catholic Women’s Retreat

Date: February 20, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Place: St. Joachim’s Catholic Church; Holy Spouses Hall, Madera, CA
Contact: Sally Bomprezzi (559) 673-3290 or Jennifer Valorosi (559) 662 0682

Divine Mercy Retreat, St. Bellarmine’s

Date: March 7, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Place: Jesuit Retreat Center, Los Altos, CA
Contact: Dede Smullen, 408-679-0254, dorothea.smullen@gmail.com, or Jeanette Scholz, eanette@envoyconsulting.com

Divine Mercy Conference

Date: March 31-April 2, 2016
Place: Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Laredo, TX
Contact: Fr. Michael DeLeon, pastor, 956-726-0210, 956-744-8358.

Lay Carmelite Day of Recollection

Date: October 8, 2016
Place: St. Dominics Church, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Cheryl Baltru, 415-577-6060, cheya7@hotmail.com

Divine Mercy Conference
Keynote Speakers: Fr. Rick Wendell, Christine Watkins, Donna Cori Gibson, Auxiliary Bishop Myron Cotta

Date: October 29, 2016, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Place: Divine Mercy Parish, Sacramento, CA
Contact: www.divinemercysacramento.org

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Place: St. Mary Church Auditorium, St. Mary’s Church, 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA
Contact: Jennifer Rogers (503) 709-8449, Magnificatsoti@yahoo.com

Author Retreat

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Place: Easter’s Catholic Books & Gifts
6916 Sunrise Blvd. Suite I, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Contact: (503) 338-7272

Host for Ties of Faith show on Shalom World Television

Airs: February 22-May 17, air every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m. EST)
with encores on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 4 p.m.
Contact: For details, see ShalomWorld.org
Click here to watch trailer for Ties of Faith show

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Date: February 20-22
Place: Angela Center, Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: Christine, christine4faith@gmail.com

An Amazing Story of Conversion: Christine Watkins: Discover Anew the Incredible Blessings of Our Faith

Date: March 9, 7pm
Place: St. Raymond Womens’ Ministry, 215 Hanna Way, Menlo Park CA 94025
Contact: Nicole Osmer, nicoleosmer@gmail.com

Why Be Catholic?

Date: March 11, 7 pm, 2015
Place: St. Callistus Church Parish Hall
3580 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803
Contact: www.stcallistus.org

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: March 23-25, 2015
Place: St. Callistus Church Parish Hall
3580 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803
Contact: www.stcallistus.org

Reflection for Parish Communal Reconciliation Service

Date: March 31, 2015
Place: St. Callistus Church Parish Hall
3580 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803
Contact: www.stcallistus.org

2015 Arizona Marian Conference with speakers Fr. Don Calloway, MIC; Fr. Bill Casey, CPM; Fr. Dwight Longenecker; Heather King; Fr. Doug Lorig; Christine Watkins; and Char Vance as Mistress of Ceremonies

Date: August 21st – 23
Place: DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort
5401 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Contact: Judy Webber, jmjweb13@yahoo.com

Divine Mercy Conference with Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, and Christine Watkins

Date: October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Place: Divine Mercy Parish
Sacramento, CA
Contact: Mellie, (916) 541-5412, or John Doering, Divine Mercy Support Network, jdoering2us@yahoo.com

Diocesan-wide Women’s Retreat

Date: October 14, 2015; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Place: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 4985 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
Contact: Colette Wear, 209-966-5036, lv2sew@sti.net

5th National Conference, Servite Secular Order, U.S.A.
Family: Cornerstone of Love

Date: October 23-25, 2015.
Place: Mater Dolorosa, Retreat Center
Sierra Madrea (Pasadena) CA
Contact: Bro. Michael Callary, O.S.M, (773) 354-9561

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Women’s Spirituality Retreat: Made in the Image of God—Discovering Your True Self

Date: Saturday, February 15
Place: St. Catherine Parish 17400 Peak Ave., Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Contact: Jeanette L. Thatcher Office: 408-779-3959
www.stca.org.

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: February 24-26
Place: St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 1147 Discovery St., San Marcos, CA 92078
Contact: Fr. George Dunkley, (760) 744-1540

11th Annual Women’s Retreat “Holy Choices…Discerning God’s Call in Your Life”

Date: February 28-March 1
Place:Saint Matthew Parish, 4100 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Contact: Jackie Noll, jnoll@saintmatt.org

Our Lady of the Assumption Women’s Retreat

Date: March 7-9
Place: Forest Home Ojai Valley 655 Burnham Road, Oak View, CA 93022
Contact: Kati Escallier, katalinescallier3@gmail.com
office (805) 642-7966 ext. 142, cell (805) 216-5749
OLA Women’s Ministry, 805.715.6053

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission (Mission partner: Fr. Jim Sullivan)

Date: Saturday, March 29 – Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Place: St. Francis Xavier Church, P.O. Box 130669 Birmingham, AL 35213
Contact: Fr. Bob Sullivan, pastor, rjs2767@yahoo.com,(205) 871-1153

Catholics@ Work

Date: April 8
Place: St. Mary’s in Walnut Creek, 2039 Mt Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Contact: Tom Loarie,Tloarie@mercatormed.com, (925) 525-0272
Mike Breen, mikeb@parallelthinking.net, 925-648-4477

Making Holy Choices Parish Retreat, Palm Sunday (Retreat partner: Fr. James DiLuzio)

Date: Friday – Sunday, April 11-13, 2014
Place: Catholic Spiritual Life Retreat Center
Contact: Fr. Kenneth Van Haverbeke, (316) 269-3900 x142 or (316)744-0167.

Newman Lecture

Date: April 22, 2014
Place: Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ
Contact: Emily Serge, eserge@ramapo.edu

Lincoln Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention

Date: April 25-26, 2014
Place: St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Janice Goracke, 402-423-3001 or 402-499-1514 (cell), vgoracke@aol.com

Serenity Day Retreat

Date: May 6, 2014
Place: St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Dana Point, CA
Contact: Pam Douglas tobysfoundation@tobysfoundation.org, 949-495-5799

Catholic Professionals Group

Date: May 8, 7 am, 2014
Place: Three Flames Restaurant, 1547 Meridian Avenue, San Jose, CA
Contact: Tim Tuttle, tim@nationalmailing.com, 925.487.5645

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Date: May 16-18, 2014
Place: Angela Center, Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins, christine4faith@gmail.com

Legatus: Northeast Chapter in Wisconsin

Date: June 5, 2014
Place: P.O. Box 9214, Green Bay, WI 54308
Contact: Jan Compton, legatusnew@gmail.com, 920 737 9322 c
Natalie Raaths, raaths@hotmail.com
postponed due to illness

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Date: Angela Center, Santa Rosa, CA, 2014
Contact: Christine, christine4faith@gmail.com

Diocese of Oakland Respect Life Leaders Conference

Date: December 18, 2011: 4 pm
Place: The Cathedral of Christ the Light Parish Hall, 2121 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA
Contact: John Watkins, Respect Life and Social Justice Director
(510) 267-8379, jwatkins@oakdiocese.org

WINGS: Spiritual Direction and Discernment (How do I know what God is saying to me?)

Date: Friday, September 5th, , 2014, 7 p.m. in the Garden Room
Place: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Folsom, CA
Contact: Cheryl Garcia, cheryl@garcias.org, (510) 984-0175

Marriage and Family Life Conference

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Place: The Sacred Heart Retreat House, 507 N. Granada Ave., Alhambra, CA 91801
Contact: Sister Carmelina, O.C.D., SJC Program Assistant
sjcprogasst@carmelitesistersocd.com, (626) 289-1353, ext. 302

Sacramento Catholic Forum
The American Book of Exodus: Thriving in the Desert Times of Our Lives

Date: October 16, 2014
Place: Red Lion Hotel, Woodlake Conference Center, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento, CA
Contact: Kathryn C. Rees, (916) 441-0702, Ext. 243
(916) 837-9006 (cell)
www.saccatholicforum.org

Marian Eucharistic Conference with speakers Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R, Fr. Wade Menezes, C.F.M, and Christine Watkins

Date: October 17-19, 2014
Place: Madonna del Sasso Cross Hall, Salinas, CA
Contact: Fely Garden, (831) 229-8655; ffgarden@sbcglobal.net

2nd Annual Single’s Day Retreat

Date: November 15, 2014
Place: 13480 Orange Blossom Road, Oakdale, CA 95361
Contact: Don Aspito, daspito@yahoo.com, 480-217-3541

WINGS (Women in God’s Spirit)

Date: December 4, 2014
Place: Transfiguration Catholic church in Castro Valley, CA
Contact: Mary Lou, Gutsylady33@aol.com, 510-928-9579


Women’s Spirituality Workshop


Date: January, 8, 2013
Place: St. Joan of Arc Parish, 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd.,
San Ramon, CA 94583
Contact: Mary Machi, mmachi@sjasr.org, (925) 830‐4710


Making Holy Choices Parish Mission (Mission partner: Father Bob
Garon)


Dates: January 26 ‐ January 30, 2013
Place: Holy Family Catholic Church, 11804 S. Saginaw, Grand Blanc MI, 48439
Contact: Janet Gravel, 810‐694‐9072 ext.151, jgravel@holyfamilygrandblanc.org, or Fr. Jonathan Perrotta, frjonathan@holyfam ilygrandblanc.org


Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyar d.org

Dates: Friday evening through Sunday evening, February 8‐10, 2013
Place: Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260‐4406, christinew@firstresort.net.


Making Holy Choices Parish Mission (Mission partner: Fr. Jarrod Lies)

Date: Saturday, March 2 ‐ Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Place: St. Peter Catholic Church, 1701 Indian Creek Parkway, Jupiter, FL 33458

Contact: Sherry Krasula, sherry.krasula@stpe tercatholicchurch.co m, 561‐575‐0837. Fr. Don Finney, father.don@stpeterc atholicchurch.com


Making Holy Choices Parish Mission (Mission partner: Fr. Jim Sullivan)


Date: Saturday, March 10 ‐ 12, 2013
Place: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle
Run Drive, Omaha, NE 68164
Contact: Jennifer Wiswell, wiswellj@svdpomaha.org, or Mike Poulin, Directors of Adult Formation, 402‐493‐1642


Miracles of Medjugorje Healing Conference


Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Place: St. Patrick’s Catholic Parish, 671
E Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95340
Contact: Brian Kravec, (209) 383‐3924
Click here to see conference website.


Breath of Spring fundraiser for the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart


Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Place: St. Joseph Campus @ the Sacred Heart Retreat House, 507 N. Granada Ave., Alhambra, CA 91801
Contact: 626‐289‐ 1353 ext. 302
Gloria Rivera, fiveinhishands@aol.com, 909‐908‐6374

Meeting Mary: Women’s Faith-sharing Group

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Place: Peace Center at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Moraga, CA
Contact: Katie Hayes, katiehayes57@yahoo.com, (510) 336‐1875

Kansas City Conference for Homeschoolers

Date: Saturday and Sunday, June 7 & 8
Place: St. James Academy, 24505 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66227
Contact:
http://kccatholicho meschooler.org/

Marian Eucharistic Conference

Date: September 27‐ 29, 2013
Place: Radisson Hotel, Fresno,
CA
Contact: Holy Cross Ministries. Christy at (559) 824‐0732. See www.holycrossministries.net.

SPEAKING SCHEDULE FOR 2012

“Meeting with Mary,” guided meditation, for Circling the Bay for Mary: Tota Pulchra the “All Beautiful.” A concert of beautiful Marian music from around the world. Date: January 7, 2012: 8 pm

Place: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
Contact: Michele Coldiron, (650) 814‐ 1995, mcoldiron@ccwf.org

Date: January 8, 2012: 4 pm
Place: St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica, San Jose, CA
Contact: Michele Coldiron, (650) 814‐ 1995, mcoldiron@ccwf.org
Click here to see concert website.

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyard.org Date: Friday evening through Sunday evening, January 27‐29, 2012

Place: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260‐4406, christinew@firstresort.net.
See www.rachelsvineyard.org

Magnificat Meal, West San Fernando Valley Chapter: Personal testimony and talk on Mary

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2012, 10am ‐ 1pm
Place: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Teri Thompson, coordinator: 805‐ 558‐5340, terithompson@sbcglobal.net


Magnificat Meal, Orange Diocese Queen of Peace Magnificat Chapter: Personal testimony and talk on Mary

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 10am ‐ 1pm
Place: Newport Beach, CA
Contact: Kathleen Beckman, coordinator: kathleenbeckman@aol.com

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: Saturday, February 24 ‐ Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Place: St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Kokomo, Indiana
Contact: Jan Marrah, (765)865‐ 6684, jmarrah@saintjoan.org, saintjoan.org

Radio interview for Making Holy 
Choices Parish Mission

Date: Airing Sunday, February 26, 2012
at 9:30am EST
Radio station:
“Shine 99” 99.7 FM,covering the diocese of Lafayette‐in‐Indiana
Contact: Chad Grube, cgrube@saintjoan.org

Got Love? Conference: What love is,
the meaning of sex, and having great, fulfilling relationships

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
Place: The Church of The Nativity & Sobrato Pavilion, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Deacon Dominick Peloso (650) 269‐6379, info@gotlove.info. See
www.gotlove.info.

Women’s Spiritual Enrichment Retreat

Date: Friday evening, April 20 ‐ Saturday morning, April 21, 2012
Place: Retreat center in Halsey National Forest, Nebraska
Contact: Marilyn Ericksen, (308) 546‐ 2659, mericksen@starban d.net

Talk: Why Be Catholic?

Date: Sunday, April 22
Place: Prince of Peace Parish, Kearney, Nebraska
Contact: Sr. Doris Durant, 308‐237‐ 6867, dldurant@kearneyprinceofpeace.org

Speaker for the 2012 National Medjugorje Conference

Dates: Friday through Sunday, May 11‐13, 2012
Place: University of Notre Dame, Southbend, Indiana
Contact: Queen of Peace ministries, (574) 288‐8777
www.queenofpeaceministries.com

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyard.org

Dates: Friday evening through Sunday evening, May 18‐20, 2012
Place: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260‐ 4406, christinew@firstresort.net.
See www.rachelsvineyard.org

Women’s May Dinner: Mother Mary’s Great Love for Us and Her Words to us from Heaven

Dates: Wednesday, 6:30pm, dinner and talk, May 23
Place: St. Bonaventure Church, Concord, CA
Contact #: Maureen A. Moosbrugger, maureen@chpc.com

Radio guest for “Catholic Connection” by Teresa Tomeo, with guest host Dave Palmer. Christine Watkins speaks with Dave about grief and forgiveness in light of incidents, such as the Colorado movie theater massacre.

Dates: Live, July 25, 2012
Contact: Andrew Kruczek akruczek@avemariaradio.net
Avemariaradio.net (Type in July, 2012 entry, and scroll down to the 2nd entry of July 25 Segments 3 & 4)


Speaker for Catholic Midwest Family Conference

Dates: Friday evening through Sunday, August 3‐5, 2012
Place: Century II Convention Center, Wichita, Kansas
Contact #: (316) 618‐ 9787
www.catholicfamily conference.org

Radio Interview: Sound Insight Radio with Dr. Tom Curran

Date: August 22, 2012
Description: Sound Insight Radio, with Dr. Tom Curran, on the overpowering love Our Lady has for us and the gift of consecrating ourselves to her. The interview was scheduled 10 minutes, but Dr. Curran was so inspired, he interviewed Mrs. Watkins for an hour.
See mycatholicfaith.org, scroll down to August 22, 2012, to hear interview. Contact: Amy D’Angelo, amy@mycatholicfaith.org

Interdenominational Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat.

Date: Friday evening through Sunday evening, September 7‐9, 2012
Place: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260‐ 4406, christinew@firstresort.net.
See www.rachelsvineyard.org

St. Brendan’s School Confirmation Retreat

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2012
Place: Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA
Contact: Carol Grewal

Keynote Speaker for the 2012 Annual Convention of the Seattle
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women

Dates: Friday‐ Sunday, September 28 ‐ September 30, 2012
Place: St. Joseph’s Parish, Elma, WA
Contact: Kathleen G. Tansey, Seattle ACCW President, 253‐630‐7755 or President@SeattleA CCW.org

The Blessed Mother and You

Dates: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 1pm ‐ 2pm
Place: St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, 13055 Southeast 192nd Street Renton, WA 98058
Contact number: (253) 631‐1940

St. Brendan’s Parish Retreat

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012
Place: St. Brendan’s Church, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Fr. Daniel Nascimento, Pastor

Ministering to Those Considering Abortion and Those Coping with Its Effects

Date: Friday, November 9, 2012
Place: St. Patrick’s Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact: Tony Vallecillo, tonyvll@yahoo.com

SPEAKING SCHEDULE FOR 2011

LAUNCH Young Adult Retreat: Discerning God’s Will in Life and Your Vocation

Date: Saturday, January 15, 2011. The retreat is for ALL young adults
18 ‐ 30s, married or single. Registration starts at 8 AM in the small hall with morning continental breakfast and lunch provided, and a healing Mass to close. Ends at 7pm.

Place: Holy Spirit Church, 37588 Fremont, CA
Contact: Fran Ferlazzo, Launch ministry coordinataor, launchyca@gmail.co m, 925‐484‐4657

Falls, Ontario, CANADA
Contact: Kimberly Lajoie, k.lajoie@ldcsb.on.ca,
(519)660‐2797 X23059

Daughters of the Annunciation. Talk on healing, conversion, and the power of prayer and fasting from the heart

Date: Saturday morning, February 12, 2011, beginning with Mass and breakfast
Place: St. Bernard’s Church, Tulsa Oklahoma
Contact: Barbara Kehew, budbarb@aol.com

Enlivening Faith Parish Mission

Date: Saturday‐ Tuesday, February 26‐March 2, 2011, evenings
Place: Our Lady of Mercy, Church, 7001 Kessel St., Forest Hills, N.Y. 11375
Contact: Sue Karcher at the parish #: (718) 268‐ 6143

Young Adult Retreat with Fr. Jim Sullivan (ages 18-mid-30’s)

Date: Friday‐ Saturday,March 11‐ 12,2011, begins
with dinner at 6pm, with overnight stay
Place: San Jose Dominican convent, in back of the Old San Jose Mission, 43326 Mission
Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539
Contact: Sr. Marcia Krause, office: (510) 933‐6333, cell: (510) 502‐5797


How to Live Lent as a Family

Date: March 15, 2011, 7:30pm‐ 8:30pm)
Place: St. Mary Magdalene Parish, Berkeley, CA
Contact: Colleen Knutsen: cemknutsen@yahoo.com

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: Saturday‐ Tuesday,March 19‐ 22, 2011
Place: St. Joseph Parish, Dexter, Michigan
Contact: Marinell High, marinell_high@stjos. com, 734‐426‐8483 x 207; Fr. Brendan Walsh, bwalsh1872@gmail. com, 734 ‐395‐5283

Divine Mercy Conference

Date: Friday‐ Sunday, March 25‐ 27, 2011
Place: Santa Rosa, CA

Contact: Divine Mercy Eucharistic Society, http://www.divinem ercywestcoast.org/d efault.aspx

Enlivening Faith Parish Mission

Date: Saturday‐ Wednesday, April 2‐ 6, 2011, evenings
Place: St. Paul’s Church, 8720 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95828
Contact: Fr. Vic (916) 381‐6200 and parish secretary: (916)381‐5200

Radio Maria Chicago interview of conversion testimony, with host, Traci Matheu on the show “Lost and Found.”

Date: April 13, 2011
Contact: Traci Mathew:(825)483‐ 4268

MAGNIFICAT: North San Diego Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapter

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011 Mass, followed by hour‐ long talk
Place: North San Diego
Contact: Rosemary Geiger Mysrose@att.net (760) 749‐3457

Immaculate Heart Radio interview with host Chris Lyford of “Faith Walk.”

Date: To be aired Easter week, 2011
Contact: clyford@ihradio.org

W.I.N.G.S. (Womenin God’s Spirit)

Date: May 4, 2011 9:15am
Place: St. Raymond Church, Dublin, CA
Contact: Wendy Echsner, Mechsner@yahoo.c om, 925‐899‐4382

“San Francisco Arshbishop’s Radio Hour” Host Tom Burke, Immaculate Heart Radio, KSFB 1260 a.m.

Date: Recorded Wednesday, May 11, airs Friday, May 13, 2011 9am
Contact: Producer, Virginia Marshall, marshallv@sfarchdiocese.org.

Office of Communications, Archdiocese of San Francisco, 415‐614‐ 5632

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Date: Friday evening through Sunday evening, May 20‐22, 2011
Place: Angela Center, Santa Rosa,CA
Contact: Valerie Fish, rachelsvineyard@gmail.com, (707) 967‐ 1101.
See www.rachelsvineyar d.org

“Cause of Our Joy,” radio show, host Joe Ott, WACE AM 730 RADIO, Chicopee, MA Date: Recorded Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Contact: Joe Ott (413)594‐6654

Interview regarding the Full of grace book and the 30 th anniversary of the apparitions in Medjugorje on the Busted Halo Show with Father Dave Dwyer on the Catholic Channel at Sirius/XM Radio.  

Date: Live, June 24, 2011, Contact: Brett Siddell, studio number 646‐313‐ 6003

Co-anchor, Bill Weir, interview in Medjugorje as part of ABC special “nightline Prime” hour-long show, “The Miracle Mysteries.” 

Date: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 10pm Eastern and Pacific times; 9pm Central and Mountain
See write up: www.medjugorjemi racles.com Producer: Jenna Millman

First Annual Columbus Marian Conference

Date: Friday‐ Sunday, July 22‐24, 2011
Place: Ohio Dominican University, Alumni Hall (Gymnasium), 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 93219
Contact: Nancy Tuttle (614)475‐ 8341, gospacalls@yahoo.com or Walter Senoski (724)554‐ 3462
Click here for website

Talk and book-signing

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011, at 7pm
Place: Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 5604 Bay St., Emeryville, CA
Contact: Bookstore, (510) 547‐0905

Monterey Bay Magnificat

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Place: Monterey, CA
Contact: Dora Lee Raras, (931) 596‐ 8391, dlraras@pacbell.net

Interdenominational Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Date: Friday evening through Sunday evening, September 9‐11, 2011

Place: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260‐ 4406, christinew@firstresort.net.
See www.rachelsvineyard.org

Marian Women’s Healing Retreat 

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2011, 9am‐4pm
Place: St. Stanislaus Parish, 709 J. Street, Modesto, CA.
Contact: Anne Fultz, (209) 544‐9468, afultz1966@gmail.com

Partner Parish Ladies’ Tea

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 2pm‐4:30pm
Place: 10th Street Station, Ford City.
Contact: Michelle Cogley, 724‐664‐ 0462, chelebell5@yahoo.c om
See article on the Diocese of Greensburg website.

21st Medjugorje Peace Conference

Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 21,22,23, 2011
Place: Bren Events Center, UCI Campus, Irvine, California.
Contact: starmedj@roadrunn er.com, (714)572‐ 9779, medjugorjeirvine.org

17th Annual Prayer for Peace Conference

Date: November 5‐ 6, 2011
Place: White Performing Arts Center, Clearwater Central Catholic High School
Contact: Sandy Tobin, (352) 564‐ 2463

National Council of Catholic Women, 2011 Annual Convention, Spiritual Healing Retreat

Date: November 9th, 2011: 9am‐ 12pm

Place: The Chicago Marriott Hotel, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, (312) 836‐ 0100.
Contact: Catherine Jarboe, cjarboe@nccw.org, c: 502‐727‐8677; ofc: 702‐224‐0990

Circling the Bay for Mary: Tota Pulchra

Date: December 18, 2011: 4 pm, Place: St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, San Francisco, CA, Contact: Michele Coldiron, (650) 814‐ 1995, mcoldiron@ccwf.org

Interdenominational Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyard.org

Date & Time: Friday-Sunday, January 15-17, 2010
Place: Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: Valerie Fish, rachelsvineyard@gmail.com

“Blessed by the Spirit” St. Joan of Arc Women’s Retreat

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2010
Place: St. Joan of Arc Church, San Ramon, CA
Contact: Rosemarie McKenney-Porter, rosemarie.t.mckenney@comcast.net

Discerning God’s Will in Your Life: A Retreat for Young Adults. Sponsored by vocational directors in the San Francisco Bay Area

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2010, 1-5pm, with Mass at 5:30pm and a wine and cheese social to follow
Place: St. Dominic’s Church parish hall, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Fr. Steve Maekawa (415)264-3103

Healing Day

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 8:30-5pm
Place: South San Francisco Conference Center
Contact: St. Raphael Ministries, Inc., srm.inc@juno.com, 1(800)456-4197 or (650)726-5394

The Bishop’s Hour radio interview, with Radio Talk Show Host Bob Dunning. Immaculate Heart Radio

Date: Wednesday, March 3, 9 am, 2010
Contact: Live 1-800-489-0111, after hours (916) 733-0107, Gabe Sorenson: (916) 733-0107, radio@diocese-sacramento.org

Son Rise Morning Show interview, with Radio Talk Show Host: Brian Patrick, EWTN Radio

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2010, 8:50 am EST
Contact: Matt Swaim, Producer, 5440 Moeller Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45212, o(513) 731-7740, c (859) 803-4851

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: Saturday-Tuesday, March 6-9, 2010
Place: St. Joseph’s Parish, Pinole, CA
Contact: LaRae Buxa, (510) 741-4900, laraegene@aol.com

Making Holy Choices Retreat

Date: Friday evening-Sunday morning, March 26-28, 2010
Place: Our Lady of the Assumption, Turlock, CA
Contact: Fr Manuel Sousa, (209) 634-2222

Personal Conversion Testimony, as told in the book, Full of Grace

Date: During and after the 9am English Mass and the 11am Croatian Mass. Testimonies are in English, with book-signing to follow.
Place: St. Mary Assumption Croatian Catholic Church, San Jose, CA
Contact: Ante Buljan, (650) 888-4437, antbul@comcast.net

Miracles of the Heart with Linda Schubert radio interview, on Radio Maria

Date: April 13, 2010, 11am
Available for listening on: www.radiomaria.us

Private Book Signing Event

Date: Friday evening, April 16, 2010
Place: Saint Helena, CA

THE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED: Healing Seminar. Personal Conversion Testimony, followed by book-signing

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 1-4pm
Place: St. Luke’s Church, 1111 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
Contact: St. Rafael Ministries, 1-800-456-4197, srm.inc@juno.com

Book Launch Dinner Party, with musical entertainment by Earl Rivard.

Date: Saturday evening, April 17, 2010
Place: St. Dominic’s Church, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415)260-4406, christine4faith@gmail.com

The American Book of Exodus

Date: Thursday evening, April 22, 2010
Place: Christ the King Church, Pinole, CA
Contact: Carl Feil, wk: 415-614-5541; c:415-606-7101

Conversion Story Testimony and tips on sharing the faith

Date: Thursday morning, April 29,2010
Place: W.I.N.G.S. Group, St. Charles Borromeo, Livermore, CA
Contact: Elaine Roppo (925) 447-6118 or (925) 989-1103, ejroppo@sbcglobal.net

Brews and Views

Date: Tuesday evening, May 4, 2010
Place: The Church of St. Leo the Great, Oakland, CA
Contact: Ami Readdy amireaddy@gmail.com

Mother’s Day Parents’ Presentation

Date: Sunday, May 9, 2010
Place: St. Dominic’s Church, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Michael Smith, wk: (415) 674-0446, DRE@stdominics.org

American Catholic Radio Interview

Subject: The book, Full of Grace
When: Aired the week of May 10th on stations around the country. Following, the interview can be heard in the archives of www.franciscanradio.org. Click on American Catholic Radio. Look for program # 10-20. Interview is in the “Living Faith” segment of the show.
Contact: Judy Zarick, Producer/Media Productions, (513) 241-5615 x186

Catholic Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyard.org

Date: Friday evening-Sunday, May 21-23, 2010
Place: Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: Valerie Fish, rachelsvineyard@gmail.com

Personal testimony of conversion and book-signing after the Masses

Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 29 & 30, 2010
Place: Newman Hall Holy Spirit Parish, Berkeley, CA
Contact: Parish secretary or Fr. Bernard Campbell (510) 848-7812

Book-signing after each Mass

Date: Saturday & Sunday, June 5 & 6, 2010
Place: St. Joseph’s Basilica, Alameda, CA
Contact: Parish secretary, Mary, at (510) 522-0181

Book-signing and personal conversion testimony, including how the book Full of Grace: Miraculous Stories of Healing and Conversion came to be

Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, book-signing 11:30 am – 1pm, with testimony and talk around 12:50 pm, after the noon Mass at the Cathedral of Christ the Light
Place: The Cathedral Shop, next to the cathedral, 2121 Harrison St., Suite 250, Oakland, CA 94612.
Contact: Michele Zaugg, The Cathedral Shop, administrator, (510)496-7215, www.ctlcathedral.org

“Seize The Day with Gus Lloyd” on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Www.thecatholicchannel.org. www.guslloyd.com/blog

Date: July 1, 2010, 8am EST/5am PST
Contact: Emily Marlow, Producer Sirius XM Satellite Radio, W: 646.313.2036, M: 646.724.8013, Emily.Marlow@siriusxm.com

Conversion Testimony and Talks on Inner-Healing

Date: July 13-15, 2010
Place: St. Joseph Parish, Krebs, OK, and St. Paul Parish, Eufaula, OK
Contact: Fr. Jim Caldwell (918)423-6695, jammingjim1999@yahoo.com

“As the Spirit Leads” radio program, WTMR radio in Pennsylvania

Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Contact: Barbara Ann Marion, program host, (610) 932-6000, 1pm-2pm, while on the air, call in # is (877) 977-2999, P.O. Box 400, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352

“San Francisco Archbishop’s Radio Hour, host Tom Burke, Immaculate Heart Radio, KSFB 1260am

Date: Recorded Wednesday, July 21, airs Friday, July 23, 2010, 9am
Contact: Producer, Virginia Marshall, marshallv@sfarchdiocese.org.
Office of Communications, Archdiocese of San Francisco, 415-614-5632

Mary’s Touch radio program. Interview and conversion story

Date: Monday, August 2, 2010
Contact: Cheri Lomonte, clomonte@austin.rr.com (512) 402-1683
Producer, Jeff Gardner (262) 442-8872

Talks at Masses Followed by Book-signings, Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, Paulist Center and Bookstore, San Francisco

Date: Saturday, 5pm Mass and Sunday, 8:30 and 11am Masses, August 21 & 22, 2010
Place: Old St. Mary’s Cathedral and Paulist Center and Bookstore around the corner, 660 California Street, S.F., CA 94108
Contact: Tim Keller, (415) 288-3844, paulistcenter@yahoo.com

Talks after Masses and book-signings

Date: Saturday and Sunday, August 28th & 29th, 2010 Place: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, corner of 11th and F Streets, Reedley, CA, 93654 Contact: Rev. Msgr. John Esquivel, parish office (559)638-2012

Interdenominational Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, see www.rachelsvineyard.orgDate: Friday evening through Sunday evening, September 3-5, 2010

Place: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Contact: Christine Watkins (415) 260-4406, christinew@firstresort.net.
See www.rachelsvineyard.org

Radio Maria US interview, “Sacred Treasures” show with host Kathie Duggan

Date: Live, Monday, September 6, 2010, 12-1pm. Live toll free # PST: 1-866-333-6279
Contact: Kathie Duggan, Sacred Treasures Host, www.radiomaria.us, 318-640-4570, kathie.duggan@yahoo.com

Author Evening with Christine Watkins. Developing a relationship with the Blessed Mother

Date: Monday evening, September13th, 2010, 7:30pm.
Place: St. Vincent de Paul Church, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Paul Boyer (650)255-4084, boyerpm@gmailcom, or John Brust, john.brust@gmail.com

Talk: “Miracles Can Happen,” followed by book-signing, at the San Francisco Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women Fall Convention

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2010, 1pm. Conference day: “Catholic Perspective on Caring” 8:30am-12pm talks, 12:10pm Mass, 1pm, Mrs. Watkin’s talk.
Place: Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 1111 Gough St. at Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA.
Contact: Sr. Marie Ignatius, srmirshm@hotmail.com or Cathy Mibach, (415) 753-0234, dcmibach@aol.com

Women’s parish retreat: “Mary as Our Intercessor”

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2010, 9am – 3pm
Place: St. Rose of Lima Church, Paso Robles, CA
Contact: Ruth Ferreri, (805)238-2218, ex 133

Presentation: “The Gift of Mary”

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 7-8:30pm
Place: Cal State East Bay, Hayward, CA
Contact: Cristina De Leon, CrisD623@gmail.com, (510)388-9757

Parish Women’s Retreat sponsored by Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont, CA

Date: October 23, 2010, Saturday
Place: Mother House of Mission San Jose
Contact: Elaine Blonigan (925)485-1960, santababe@gmail.com

Medjugorje Healing Conference, with speakers, Fr. Dean McFalls, Fr. Jim Sullivan, Mrs. Christine Watkins, Michael Crotty, and singer Earl J. Rivard

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010, 9am – 7:30pm
Place: St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, 34700 Fremont Blvd(at Ferry Lane) Fremont, CA 94555
Contact: To register, To register at $20 per person, call (510) 635-1920 or (916) 686-6354, For details, see: www.holychoices.org/conference. For further information, email littlechildren@myway.com

Making Holy Choices: Discerning God’s Will in Your Life Parish Retreat

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2010 Place: St. Ann’s Church, 2231 East Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ Contact: Parish office: 520-398-2646 Email: stannschurch@qwestoffice.net

Talks on the Sacrament of Reconciliation, personal testimony, and sharing one’s faith

Date: Saturday morning, November 20th and Sunday evening, November 22nd, 2010
Place: Catholic Church of the Ascension, 905 Hickory Mill Rd., Hurricane, WV
Contact: Fr. Neil Buchlein, (304)562-5816

Parish Mission

Date: Sunday evening through Tuesday evening, November 28 through 30, 2010
Place: Our Lady of the Assumption, Turlock, CA
Contact: Fr. Manuel Sousa (209) 648-0442 Email: frmanuelsousa@att.net

Discerning God’s Will in Your Life Retreat

Date: Saturday, December 4, 2010, 9am – 1pm
Place: St. Dominics Church at Bush and Steiner, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Scott Moyer, St. Dominic’s Church, (415) 674-0422

Talk for W.I.N.G.S. (Women in God’s Spirit group), on the subject of God’s grace

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 9:30am – 10:30am Place: St. Theresa’s Church, Oakland, CA Contact: Rina (510)523-0954 Email: RinaDick@aol.com

Making Holy Choices Parish Mission

Date: Saturday through Tuesday evenings, December 11-14, 2010
Place: St. Mary’s Presentation Church, Deer Park, WA
Contact: Deacon Dick Skok, (509) 276-2512, dickskok@hotmail.com, or the church’s receptionist: 509-276-2948

Catholic speaker Christine WatkinsParish missions preached by Christine Watkins for Making Holy Choices Parish Missions, for Isaiah Parish Missions, and the Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association:

  • St. Callistus Church, El Sobrante, California; March 2015 (Mission; Christine Watkins, solo)
  • Saint Francis Xavier Church, Birmingam, Alabama, March 2014 (Mission; Fr. Jim Sullivan with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Mark’s Catholic Church, San Marcos, California, February 2014 (Mission; Fr. Bob Garon with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebraska; March 2013 (Mission; Fr. Jim Sullivan with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Peter Catholic Church, Jupiter, Florida; March 2013 (Mission; Fr. Jarrod Lies with Christine Watkins)
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, Grand Blanc, Michigan; January 2013 (Mission; Fr. Bob Garon with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Joan of Arc Parish, Kokomo, Indiana; February 2012 (Mission; Fr. Jim Sullivan with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Joseph’s Parish, Dexter, Michigan; March 2011 (Mission; Fr. Jim Sullivan with Christine Watkins)
  • Saint Mary’s Presentation Church, Deer Park, Washington; December 2010 (Christine Watkins with Fr. Ivan Tou, CSP)
  • Saint Dominic’s Parish , San Francisco, California; December 2010 (Retreat, Christine Watkins with Fr. Jim Sullivan)
  • Our Lady of the Assumption, Turlock, California; November 2010 (Mission with Christine Watkins)
  • St. Ann’s Parish, Tubac, Arizona; November 2010 (Retreat with Christine Watkins)
  • Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont, California; October 2010 (Retreat with Christine Watkins)
  • Our Lady of the Assumption Turlock, California; March 2010 (Retreat with Christine Watkins & Fr. James DiLuzio, CSP)
  • Saint Joseph’s Parish, Pinole, California; March 2010
  • Saint Dominic’s Parish (Retreat), San Francisco, California; October 2009
  • Saint Basil the Great Parish, Vallejo, California; 2005
  • Saint Stephen Cathedral Parish, Owensboro, Kentucky; 2003
  • Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, Kentucky; 2003
  • Saint Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, New York; 2002
  • Saint Mary Church, Farmington, New Mexico; 2002
  • Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Louisville, Ohio; 2001
  • Saint Jude Church, Eugene, Oregon; 2001

Parish missions preached by Fr. James DiLuzio and Christine Watkins for the Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association, www.pncea.org

  • Holy Trinity Parish, Colorado Springs, Colorado; December, 2005
  • Saint Paul Church, Weirton, West Virginia; November, 2003
  • Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Kettering, Ohio; October, 2000
  • Saint Frances Cabrini Church, Houston, Texas; February, 2000
  • Saint Mary’s Presentation Church, Deer Park, Washington; October, 2007 (Christine Watkins with Fr. Ivan Tou CSP)
  • Saint John the Baptist Church, Brunswick, Maine; September, 2006 (Fr. James DiLuzio with Sr. Anne McCoy)
  • St. Mary Church, Hudson, Ohio; February, 2006 (Christine Watkins with Fr. Ivan Tou CSP)
  • Resurrection Parish. Dubuque, Iowa; February, 2004 (Fr. James DiLuzio with Margaret Costello)
  • Holy Spirit Parish, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania; April, 2003 (Christine Watkins with Fr. Chuck Kullman CSP)