Mary's Fiat & How We Can Say Yes to God Too - Advent 2020

Speaker: Mary Lenaburg

Mary Lenaburg has been one of our speakers for Pray More Retreat since 2017. She shares her personal encounters and journey with Christ in her talks. Learn more about Mary Lenaburg and her talks below!

About Mary Lenaburg


Mary Lenaburg is a writer, speaker, wife and mother sharing her witness and testimony to groups of all ages about God’s Redeeming love and that faith is the courage to want what God wants for us, even if we cannot see where the path leads. Acceptance + Trust = Unimaginable Joy. Mary’s first book, “Be Brave in the Scared: How I Learned to Trust God During my Most Difficult Days” will be published by Ave Maria Press on May 10, 2019. It is available to order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and wherever books are sold.

Mary and her husband have been happily married for 30 year, finding joy among the ashes having lost their disabled daughter Courtney in 2014. They live in Northern Virginia with their grown son Jonathan. She continues to embrace her father’s advice: “Never quit, never give up, never lose your faith. It’s the one reason you walk this earth. For God chose this time and place just for you, so make the most of it.”

Mary Lenaburg’s Retreats and Talks


2020 Advent Retreat

Mary Lenaburg talks about how we can seek inspiration from the Blessed Mother, and the importance of choosing God during the big and the small trials in our lives.

2020 Talks

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2019 Lent Retreat

Mary Lenaburg gives three talks for this retreat focusing on topics that bring us closer to God this Lenten season. Check out her complete talk list below!

2019 Talks

  • The Call to Be Humble
  • A Walk Through the Stations of the Cross
  • The Trouble When We Rely On Our Own Strength

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2017 Advent Retreat

In this retreat, Mary Lenaburg talks about her reflections on Our Lady’s Fiat, Trusting God’s Will, and calling God in this season of Advent. Check out her talks for this retreat below:

2017 Advent Talks

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2017 Lent Retreat

In this retreat, Mary shares some of her experiences in her personal struggles and how her suffering brought her closer to God. Check out her complete talk list below!

2017 Lent Talks

  • Choose Joy
  • Death is Not the End
  • God Makes All Things New
  • Radical Love: Mother Teresa
  • Redemptive Suffering

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