The Pray More Healing Retreat

Inspiring talks to help you heal, move forward and grow closer to God.

Here’s What You Get When You Register:

The Retreat is self-paced.

This means that you can participate wherever you are and whenever you have the time. 

The Retreat will be available beginning on August 6th!

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“There were many personal moments in which the speakers touched my heart and brought me closer to God’s love.”

Katherine

“All the speakers were wonderful and it felt like they were speaking directly to me. I did not want it to end!”

Marguerite

“Wonderful talks! Great concept! Easy access!!!”

Julie

TOPICS

How to Hear the Voice of God While on the Journey of Healing

by Jim Schuster

How to Lean on the Holy Spirit During Suffering

by Joshua Mazrin

Jesus, Our Divine Physician

by Dr. Bob Schuchts

 

Six Spiritual Principles of Healing After Grief & Loss

by Jeannie Ewing

Trusting God in the Unknown

By Ashley Stevens

Healing from Emotional Wounds

by Jonna Schuster

God Makes All Things New: Beauty, Healing and Redemption from Pain

by Ashley Stevens

The Healing Power of the Sacraments

by Dr. Bob Schuchts

Forgiving God, Yourself and Others

by Jeannie Ewing

Our Blessed Mother: Her Suffering and Ours

by Joshua Mazrin

Uniting Our Suffering to Jesus to Find Healing

by Dr. Bob Schuchts

Anger, Fear, Loneliness and Sorrow: Handling These Emotions & Seeking Peace

by Jeannie Ewing

Standing with the Suffering: The Power of Showing Up

by Ashley Stevens

Witnessing to Our Loved Ones Who Have Left the Church

by Joshua Mazrin

Grief, Healing and Meditating on Our Lady of Sorrows

by Jeannie Ewing

Standing with the Suffering: The Power of Normalcy

by Ashley Stevens

Embracing our Cross: Redemptive Suffering

by Joshua Mazrin

You Matter: Healing From Feelings of  Worthlessness

by Tim Lucchesi

Jonna Schuster

Jim Schuster

Ashley Stevens

Tim Lucchesi

Dr. Bob Schuchts

Jeannie Ewing

Joshua Mazrin

 

-- Why join the Pray More Healing Retreat? -- 

 

Hear inspiring testimonies about God's presence throughout even the darkest of times.

Receive guidance and practical advice about how to move on from your pain.

Learn more about who God is and who you are because of His love, and what that means for your future.

Deepen your faith and pray more from the comfort of your own home or while you're on the go!

Renew your hope as you wait expectantly & joyfully for God to work in your life and to answer your prayers.

Reflect on God's mercy and immeasurable love for you, as well as His constant faithfulness. He is always with you.

“There were many personal moments in which the speakers touched my heart and brought me closer to God’s love.”

Katherine

"All the speakers were wonderful and it felt like they were speaking directly to me. I did not want it to end!"

Marguerite

“Wonderful talks! Great concept! Easy access!!!"

Julie

Welcome to the Pray More Healing Retreat!

We invite you to join us for the next few weeks to reflect on God’s faithful love and presence in your life, and learn how to move from a place of pain and fear to a place of peace and faith. 

St. John Paul II said that suffering is almost inseparable from man’s earthly existence. At times, suffering can lead you closer to Christ. And at other times, it can seem to lead you further away from Him. We created this retreat to help steer you closer back to Him, who is the divine healer.

As a part of this retreat, you will receive access to 19 different talks on healing. Some of them are about healing from specific problems – things like loss, grief, emotional pain — pain caused by others. Some are about healing the wounds of our heart, and learning our worth and dignity. Others are about God’s faithfulness in the darkest of times and how to practically pursue healing. Lastly, we also have a few talks about what to do when you don’t receive the healing you’ve been praying for and working towards.

You can participate in this retreat at your own pace. Some of the talks are 10 minutes long, and others are closer to 20. You will be able to watch them whenever you have the time, or to download them and listen to them even while you’re on-the-go. We also created a short study guide to go with each talk.

We hope the Pray More Healing Retreat will bring you closer to God’s healing love — wherever you are, and whenever you have the time.

All the presentations will be available beginning on Tuesday, August 6th. If you register now, we will send you an e-mail as soon as it is live and available for you to enjoy :)

God bless you! 
John-Paul & Annie
PrayMoreNovenas.com

Why Join the Pray More Healing Retreat?

Hear inspiring testimonies about God's presence throughout even the darkest of times.

Receive guidance and practical advice about how to move on from your pain.

Learn how to move forward from your pain into a place of peace, and from your fear into a place of faith.

Deepen your faith and pray more from the comfort of your own home or while you're on the go!

SPEAKERS

Jonna Schuster is an artist and a pioneer who is passionate about seeing the fulfillment of Jesus’ prayer: “on earth as it is in heaven.” She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in graphic design, and completed a master’s degree in moral theology at Christendom Graduate School. She spent 10 years as a full-time Director of Youth Ministry in the diocese of Arlington, VA, before which she served for two years as Campus Minister at Western Illinois University.

She and her husband, Jim, recently launched Catholic Revival Ministries, where they serve the Church by equipping Catholics to bring supernatural impact to all areas of life by partnering with the Holy Spirit in power and love. They believe everyone is called to greatness, and they have a heart to see people come into the fullness of their identity & calling. They also have a deep value for ecumenism.

When she’s not trying to change the world, Jonna enjoys exploring the outdoors, creating beautiful things, and spending quality time with her loved ones.

 

Bob Schuchts, Ph.D. is the founder of the John Paul II Healing Center, and is a nationally renowned speaker throughout North America and overseas. Bob is the author of Be Healed: Encountering the Powerful Love of Jesus in Your Life; and Be Transformed: The Healing Power of the Sacraments; Real Suffering: Finding Hope and Healing in the Trials of Life; and Forty Weeks: A Journey of Healing and Transformation for Priests, with Fr. William Watson. Bob has also contributed to
numerous publications, and has published resources available through the Healing Center.

Bob spent more than 30 years as a marriage and family therapist, while also teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in marriage and family relationships, human development, applied psychology, and marriage and family therapy. He held adjunct professor positions at Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College and the Center for Biblical Studies in Tallahassee, Florida. He has also taught courses at the Theology of the Body Institute and the Augustine Institute.

Bob is a widower with two married daughters and eight grandchildren.

Jeannie Ewing is a Catholic spirituality writer and national speaker who focuses on moving through grief, the value of redemptive suffering, and how to wait for God’s timing fruitfully.

Her books include Navigating Deep Waters,  From Grief to Grace , A Sea Without A Shore For Those Who Grieve, and Waiting with Purpose. 

She is a frequent guest on Catholic radio and contributes to several online and print Catholic periodicals. 

Jeannie, her husband, and their three daughters (plus one baby boy) live in northern Indiana.

For more information, please visit her website jeannieewing.com.  Follow Jeannie on social media:  Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram

Joshua Mazrin is a Catholic speaker and writer. He is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a Bachelors and Masters in Theology, while also currently working on his PhD in Systematic Theology at Ave Maria University. Joshua also serves as Director of Evangelization for the Catholic Diocese of Venice in Florida. You can learn more about him here.

Ashley Stevens is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) where she played soccer, worked as a Resident Assistant, and joined the Church. After graduation, she worked as a Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Missionary at Benedictine College and UNL, inviting and equipping college students to grow in and share their faith.

Three weeks after getting engaged, while driving to a FOCUS retreat, she was T-boned by a Mack truck and nearly lost her life. Following a year of intensive care units and therapy, Ashley and her fiancé got married on the year anniversary of the accident to redeem the day. Since then, she has gotten her MBA, started her family, and currently writes and speaks to encourage those whose life isn't going according to plan.

Ashley resides with her husband, Brad Stevens, and their children: Ella, Rachel, and Emily in Lincoln. Find out more about her at mountainsunmoved.com

Jim Schuster is co-founder of Catholic Revival Ministries, which exists to help Catholics step into the fullness of their identity and gifting as sons and daughters of God. He also serves as a ministry coach with The Evangelical Catholic, helping ministries to equip leaders and launch strategic small group evangelization movements. He believes in utilizing the collective wisdom of ministry, business, and entrepreneurial thought-leaders, while maintaining a dependence and responsiveness to the indispensable action of the Holy Spirit.

Jim holds an M.A. in systematic theology from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois. He has more than a decade of experience working in full-time parish ministry, previously serving within the diocese of Arlington, VA as a Director of Evangelization and as a Director of Youth Ministry. Jim and his wife, Jonna, currently reside in Northern California. 

Tim Lucchesi is the Director of Chaste Love; a ministry dedicated to sharing the truth about the dignity of every person. He is to husband Jess and father of two children: a toddler named Evelyn an infant son named Maximilian. After working in parish and regional youth ministry for six years, Tim felt God calling him to be a stay-at-home dad and create Chaste Love ministry with his wife. In addition God and family, the great loves of Tim’s life are cheesecake, science fiction, St. John Paul II, superhero movies and the virtue of chastity. 

“There were many personal moments in which the speakers touched my heart and brought me closer to God’s love.”

Katherine

“All the speakers were wonderful and it felt like they were speaking directly to me. I did not want it to end!”

Marguerite

“Wonderful talks! Great concept! Easy access!!!”

Julie

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about the Pray More Retreat, you can e-mail us at:

John-Paul & Annie, PrayMoreNovenas.com
E-mail: [email protected]
Please put “Pray More Retreat” as your e-mail subject.