The healing journey is unique for each person there are some common threads in the lives of those who walk it.
Come join us to discover uncharted waters.

About the Keynote Speaker:

Kelly fell in love with Jesus at age 17 and has dedicated her life to bringing others into a radical relationship with Christ. She has been involved in ministry for more than a decade spreading the Gospel message at retreats, rallies and conferences. She speaks internationally to people of all ages on a variety of topics and has appeared on EWTN’s Life on the Rock, and has been a contributor to Life Teen and Chastity Project blogs.

Kelly currently serves as the Director of Youth and College Ministry at a parish in Northwest Florida. She graduated with honors from Niagara University with her B.A. in psychology, communications & theology and from Syracuse University with her M.S. in counseling. Kelly resides in Tallahassee, Florida.

ORIGINAL SOLITUDE

Grappling with the feelings of being alone  – even among a crowd – illuminates a  longing of every heart and is really pointing us in a direction we might not even be looking.

I remember when I was first faced with these feelings and struggled to find answers.  What was God’s design In the Beginning?

A part of the healing journey is rediscovering our Humanity. As we change, grow, and heal, it is as if we have to rediscover – Who am I?  As we shed our old ways and are born anew, there are some fundamental truths we all can come to rediscover about ourselves, our relationship with God, and others.

Let us journey in the discovery of God’s beautiful design for humanity in light of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.

“But by the grace of God I am what I am”    1 Cor. 15:10


Oct. 18th 6:30pm or Oct. 19th 9:00am St. Andrew Catholic Church

About the Presenter:

As a fellow traveler on the healing journey Aryn Sylvester serves as a board member of Restore Dignity.  Additionally, she facilitates on the Phoenix Grief to Grace program – designed to heal the wounds of abuse.  Aryn has been happily married to Sean for 19 years and they have seven growing kids.  Aryn has spoken around the Diocese on topics of healing, Theology of the Body, and marriage.  She is currently finishing her Masters in Science, Counseling/Clinical and Mental Health.

Seminars

Restore Dignity is committed to fostering a community of healing.  In addition to our retreats we provide informational seminars designed for pastoral ministers, medical professionals, and interested lay people.

We also promote similar events across the Diocese of Phoenix that may be helpful in recognizing the symptoms of abuse and trauma and learning how to respond effectively and compassionately.

Let us know if there is a topic you would like to see addressed or you would like us to speak at your event.