Anne's Speaking Schedule and Topics

Anne Kertz Kernion
Would you like Anne to speak at your next seminar, retreat, conference, or meeting? Here's your chance!

Since the birth of Cards by Anne, Anne has been invited to be a guest speaker on a number of topics such as Living Mindfully, The Grateful Life, Creativity, and Neuroscience and Happiness. Having taught for years, her presentations are thought-provoking and truly engage the entire audience. All have been happy with choosing Anne to participate in their event.

Some topic examples include:
  • The Courage to be Imperfect
  • The Breath: Pathway to Mindfulness
  • Cultivating Inner Peace: The History and Tradition of Western Mysticism
  • Practices to Cultivate Inner Peace
  • The Spirituality and Science of Happiness
  • Enhancing Our Creativity: Lessons from Neuroscience and Spirituality
  • Amazing Women of the Church
  • Gentle Yoga and Meditation
  • The Spirituality of Imperfection
  • Lessons from Silence: Gentleness, Compassion and Love
  • The Grateful Life
  • Neuroscience and Contemplative Practices
  • The Spirituality and Science of Compassion
  • Mindlessness to Mindfulness
To see detailed descriptions of each talk listed above, click here.

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Anne's Speaking Schedule:
  • September 20, 2017, "Enhancing Our Creativity: Lessons from Neuroscience and Spirituality," Diocese of Harrisburg Education Conference, Bishop McDevitt High School
  • November 8, 2017, "The Science of Kindness and Compassion," Family/Adult Catechesis Nite, St. Bridget, Mesa, AZ
  • November 11, 2017, "The Grateful Life," 9:00am-3:00pm, Adult Retreat, St. Bridget Parish, Mesa, AZ
  • November 12, 2017, "Compassion and Kindness, Teen Program," St. Bridget Parish, Mesa, AZ
  • November 15, 2017, "Children's Art and Spirituality: Calligraphy and Artwork," St. Bridget Parish, Mesa, AZ
  • November 18 & 19, 2017, Community and Artist Art Show and Sale: "Growing Love through Compassion and Kindness," St. Bridget Parish, Mesa, AZ
  • February 10, 2018, "Neuroscience and Contemplative Practices," IPJC Day of Reflection, Seattle, WA
  • March 16-18, 2018, "Neuroscience and Well-Being: How Spirituality Effects Our Health and DNA," Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Anaheim Convention Center
  • April 13-14, 2018, "From Vulnerability to Wholeness", Kearns Spirituality Center. To register call 412-366-1124.


With great tenderness and joy, Anne Kertz Kernion invites us to deepen our spirituality. Her talks are meaningful and a much needed voice in any faith conversation. If you listen to her, you will always want to come back for more.

Anna Marie Neutrelle
Saint Fidelis Church
Butler, PA

Anne's presentation on Happiness gave practical insights based on research on how one can reflect on life in a positive way. I am still reflecting on the information for my own life. The afternoon sessions included time for meditation and creativity which helped me immediately practice some of the tools offered in the morning. Anne's enthusiasm is catchy---she is certainly a reflection of the message she offers.

Sr. Margaret Marzal, HM
Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center
Fremont, OH

“Inspirational,” “practical,” “nurturing,” “educational,” are just a few words that have been used to describe Anne and her presentations. Our diocese has been blessed to have Anne present at our annual Education Conference twice now, and each time she has nourished our souls with what one attendee calls “spiritual food.” In this year’s presentation, Lessons from Silence: Gentleness, Compassion and Love,” Anne used the stories of the mystics, men and women, to lead us to an understanding of how the practice of quiet prayer/ contemplation can be transformative. We learned that silence can indeed be golden, for it presents us with the opportunity to open our eyes and hearts to see God in all things and in all people, helping us grow ever closer to God. Many of us upon leaving the room could not wait to begin to practice quiet prayer and reap the benefits of which Anne so enthusiastically spoke. We are very grateful to Anne for helping us to grow in our spirituality, and we are looking forward to more food for the soul when she joins us again next year.

Maretta K. Schmidt
Assistant Superintendent
Diocese of Harrisburg, PA