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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – Present in the Pain Podcast Launch Date! Real talk about grief, trauma, and the many other effects of pregnancy and child loss on our lives with interviews, resources, and tools for healing. Weekly podcast releases each Wednesday on Apple and Spotify.
  • Monday, July 4, 2022 – New online retreat format launches! Online retreats will have a new look and take place within the context of a larger community of support. I can’t wait to share it with you! Watch here for more information.
  • Saturday, October 15, 2022 – Present in the Pain Retreat at Saints John & Paul Roman Catholic Church in Sewickley, PA A full-day retreat for grieving mothers on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. Contact Jason Gawaldo at the church for more information and to register.
  • Friday – Sunday, May 5-7, 2023 – Present in the Pain Weekend Retreat at Ender’s Island Come join me for a weekend of peace, healing, and prayer at this beautiful coastal retreat center for International Bereaved Mother’s Day.


Eileen would love to come and speak to your group or to work with you to host a Present in the Pain retreat in your parish or local retreat center.

She is also available to consult with priests and parishes about ways they can better support families who have lost a child.

Click here to view information and here to view a sample itinerary for a one-day retreat in a parish.

Click here for a list of talks or contact Eileen to discuss what would be best for your group’s needs. You can reach her using the contact form.

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