January 1, 2024 | Local News
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Kristy Malik, a blogger, speaker, and content creator for Walking with Purpose, will speak at a Feb. 3, 2024 women’s retreat at St. Agnes Parish in Uniontown. COURTESY OF KRISTY MALIK

Union County to host annual women’s conference; will feature Walking with Purpose speaker

BY BETH HENDRICKSON, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC

Joy, Laughter, and Holiness Ladies Retreat will return to Union County, Ky., on Feb. 3, 2024, at St. Agnes Parish Hall, 401 5th St., Uniontown, KY 42461 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

The keynote speaker will be Kristy Malik. She is a cradle Catholic who experienced a conversion of heart once encountering Walking with Purpose (WWP) in 2011. She jumped in with both feet, starting a WWP program at her parish and becoming a regional area coordinator a few years later. She is now a blogger, speaker, and content creator for the ministry. You may have seen her leading live Bible studies on Instagram and Facebook or on the YouTube series “Truth with Handles: The Conversation.” She has spoken at various parishes in the Washington, D.C., area where she lives, and she was featured on the Embrace: Catholic Moms Conference in 2021.

She and her husband live in the country with their five children, ages elementary to high school. Her family attends St. John the Apostle Parish in Leesburg, Va. Her hope is that every woman can experience God’s healing love and redemption – and fully embrace the amazing plan He has for your life. Learn more about her at www.kristymalik.com.

Registration will be held from 8-8:30 a.m., followed by breakfast and then speakers and music. The program is scheduled to end at 12:30 p.m. A local speaker will also be confirmed soon.

The cost is $20 per person. Pre-registration is encouraged so the team can prepare properly, though walk-in registration will be accepted as well. 

Register by contacting Kelly Joiner at (270) 952-0696 or [email protected].


Originally printed in the January 2024 issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic.

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