Welcome! I’m Eileen. I help suffering people to endure their pain with faith in God’s love for them and an eye on eternity by sharing the lessons I’ve learned as a grieving mother.
Eileen shares from the heart about what she has learned from walking through her own trauma, grief, and pain.
She would love to come and speak to your group or to work with you to host a Present in the Pain retreat for grieving mothers in your parish or local retreat center.
Purchase signed copies of Eileen’s prayer booklet and beautiful rosary bracelets handmade by Eileen and her family. Click the photo above to visit the shop.
Online Retreat – Present in the Pain
An online retreat for grieving mothers, Present in the Pain takes a look at the loss of a child through the lens of our Catholic faith, using Our Lady of Sorrows as our example.
The story of Jesus’ raising Lazarus from the dead has become one of my favorite parts of the Bible, revealing so much about the character of God and the heart of Jesus toward people who are suffering and grieving. Now a man was ill, Lazarus from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.Continue reading “Jesus Wept”
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. – Psalm 147:3 Nine years ago, with three young boys under the age of five at home, my husband and I learned that we were expecting twins. Halfway through the pregnancy, however, we learned that our identical twin daughters were affected by something called Twin-to-Twin TransfusionContinue reading “On chocolate chips and trusting God”
I did not grow up with the practice of Lent. I spent most of my life as a Protestant, my family having left the Catholic Church shortly after I made my First Communion. The message that I got about Lent and other penitential practices that Catholics did was that they were trying to earn theirContinue reading “The Gift of Lent”