Katrina J. Zeno – Speaking and Retreat Topics

One-day or weekend retreats:

  • Every Woman’s Journey (4 or 5 talks for women)
  • When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way (3 or 4 talks)
  • Marriage and the Eucharist: The Two Become One Body (4 talks for marriage enrichment, marriage prep, or NFP teachers)
  • The Development of Marriage and Conjugal Love in 20th Century Catholic Teaching (6 hour mini-course)
  • Scuba Diving with St. John Paul II (7-talk workshop overview of the theology of the body) (This can also be titled: Theology of the Body for Everyone!)
  • Transformed By Faith: Theology of the Body for Teachers of All Grades (can be adapted to fit on-going education days for teachers)
  • Going Deeper Into Prayer and the Eucharist (3 talks)
  • A New Look at Marriage, Marital Union, and the Eucharist (3 talks – simple version of “Marriage and the Eucharist” for a general audience)
  • Mary and the Eucharistic Life (3 talks)
  • The Single Life: Mistake or Mission? (4 talks for singles)
  • Evangelizing the Culture (4 talks)
  • Turning the Titanic: Training Your Children in Chastity and Virtue (2-3 talks for parents, teachers, etc.)
  • Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus (Lenten parish mission – 3 talks)
  • The Body Reveals God (Advent parish mission – 3 talks)
  • The Role of Women in the Church and Society (4 talks)

One-Hour talks (selected) :

  • The Lasting Legacy of Pope John Paul II
  • Theology of the Body for Everyone! (an introduction to John Paul II’s Theology of the Body)
  • Theology of the Body and Catechetics
  • Theology of the Body and the New Evangelization
  • Theology of the Body and Current Moral Issues
  • Theology of the Body and Evangelium Vitae: Rediscovering Our Dignity and Destiny
  • Theology of the Body for Seniors (senior citizens)
  • The Family as a Saving-Nuptial Community
  • The Feminine Genius, Mary, and Men
  • Living the Eucharistic Pattern
  • The Eucharist: Jesus’ Total Gift of Self
  • NFP and the Novelty of Theology of the Body
  • Mary: Woman of Faith and Glory
  • Heavenly Pro-Life: Our Ultimate Destiny and Why It Matters
  • The Mystery of Woman: A Garden Enclosed
  • The Feminine Genius: The Beauty of God’s Plan
  • The Splendor of Man
  • First a Daughter, Than a Bride (personal testimony)
  • The Gift of Woman (ideal for talk and dessert night for women of all ages)
  • Women Priests: Why Not?
  • Sacred Beauty (on modesty in dress)
  • When the Script of Life Changes (can be adapted for Advent or Lent)
  • The Way of the Cross (ideal for Lent or Palm Sunday)
  • Mary and Theology of the Body
  • Making Sense Out of Singleness (for singles)
  • The Single Life: Pickle Juice or Champagne? (for singles)
  • A New Way to Be Single (for singles)
  • Dating, Romance, and God: Recipe for Disaster or Success? (for teens or college)
  • The Mirror (for grades 4-6)
  • The Gift of the Body (for ages 12+)
  • Body Language (for ages 12+)
  • Chaste Me to the Altar – Life Beyond Abstinence (for high school or college)
  • Passing on the Faith – Basketball Style (good for all ages including grade school)
  • Teaching Children to Pray the Mass (good for a family talk)
  • Tango and the Mystery of Divine Love (talk on the spirituality of Argentine tango followed by a free dance lesson)
  • I also have 5 talks for RCIA or a faith-formation setting on the Theology of the Body.
  • "Man...cannot fully find himself except through a sincere gift of himself." (GS 24)