Stephanie Engelman is an inspiring Catholic speaker, who gives talks and retreats on faith, prayer, and God’s awesome providence. Her most recent talk and corresponding retreat, “Trust, Pray, Rejoice: God’s Recipe for Peace During Hardship” leads listeners on a journey of faith as they hear the story of Stephanie’s own family’s near-tragedy, and learn key ingredients to achieving peace and even joy in the most difficult of times.
If you would like to ask Stephanie to speak at your upcoming retreat, event, or appear on your radio show, tv show, or podcast, email stephanie @ afewbeadsshort.com.
"At my age there are not many new thoughts I haven't heard at church. Your presentation of how we can be present to each other spoke to me. The three ways you illustrated to be present to those suffering has given me a call to action." - Jill G., in a letter sent after hearing Stephanie's presentation, "The Joys of the Sorrowful Mysteries"
Friday, March 20, 2020 – Halls of Hanover, Minster, OH – Divine Mercy Encounter: A Spiritual Night Out for All Women… Stephanie will lead participants through reflections on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary, exploring how we can find true Christian joy through our understanding of Christ’s Passion, Cross, and, ultimately, Resurrection.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 – St. Henry, OH – Stephanie will present her talk, “The Joys of the Sorrowful Mysteries,” while also discussing the realities of spiritual warfare in our modern age and the tools the Church provides to combat it.
Weds. Jan. 25, 2016 – Stephanie appeared on Breadbox Media’s A Seeking Heart with Allison Gingras, discussing her favorite scriptures, and how they sustain her through the day. Listen to the recording here.
June 20, 2016 – Stephanie talked with MJ Krauter on Faith in Action (Catholic Radio Indy, 89.1 FM). Stephanie discussed her conversion to the Catholic Church, talked about her book, A Single Bead, and shared her powerful testimony of God’s peace and providence through the most difficult of circumstances. You can listen here.
June 9, 2016 – Stephanie again appeared on A Seeking Heart with
Allison Gingras on Breadbox Media. Stephanie and Allison discussed her husband’s progress in recovering from neurological damage, God’s awesome Providence, and more. Listen here.
February 12, 2016 – Stephanie’s debut radio appearance, speaking with Allison Gingras on A Seeking Heart on Breadbox media about her YA novel, A Single Bead, and how faith strengthened by prayer brought her and her family through the challenges of her husband’s heart attack and subsequent brain injury. Listen here.
“It was prayerful, inspiring, meaningful… I think everyone was enriched.” – Sr. Diane Carollo, S.G.L, Director of Religious Education, St. Luke Parish, Indianapolis
“Stephanie’s presentation really spoke to me and reminded me that I, too, am I like a clay jar, that needs to be filled to the brim.” – Diane Schafer, Director of Spiritual Life and Faith Formation, St. Luke Parish, Indianapolis
“You’ve truly been given a gift of leading and faith.” – Molly E, in a message sent after an event which Stephanie MC’d