Catholic Women’s Conference
“Savor the Faith”
Saturday, October 6, 2018
7:30am to 4pm
Corpus Christi Parish, Mobile, AL
8:15am Mass with Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi
Emcee: Ellen Taylor
Exec. Director- Archangel Radio
Ellen Taylor is the Executive Director & Station Manager of Archangel Radio 1410AM here in the Archdiocese of Mobile. Prior to coming to the archdiocese she was the Operations Manager of Pax Radio in the Archdiocese of Miami.
Ellen has nearly 30 years in the Radio & Media Industry, and a decade focusing on Catholic Radio.
Speaker: Gloria Purvis
Morning Glory Radio Show (EWTN Radio)
Gloria Purvis graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies. She served on the National Black Catholic Congress’ Leadership Commission, and as an Advisory Board Member on the Maryland Catholic Conference’s Respect for Life Department as well as the Archdiocese of Washington’s Pastoral Council. She also taught Natural Family Planning and helped prepare engaged couples for marriage as a member of a Pre-Cana team in the Archdiocese of Washington. She has appeared on Catholic Answers Live, The Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio, and EWTN ‘s Life on the Rock and EWTN Live. [READ MORE]
Musician: Kimberly Starling
St. Lawrence Parish, Fairhope, AL
Kimberly Starling has been a member of the Archdiocese of Mobile since birth. She began serving in Music Ministry as early as 6 years old and has participated on various levels and in different parishes from volunteer to full time Director of Music. At this time, she is part of the Music Ministry program at St. Lawrence in Fairhope in addition to her career as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Music has always been her first love, and in particular, the joy of leading others in prayer using music’s profound ability to move us in ways that words alone cannot. She and her wonderful husband live in Fairhope with their two beautiful boys.
Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi
Archbishop of Mobile
Most Reverend Thomas J. Rodi, a native of New Orleans, graduated from De La Salle High School in 1967 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in 1971. He returned to New Orleans where he earned a law degree from the Tulane University Law School in 1974, and then entered Notre Dame Seminary, where he received a master of divinity degree in 1978.
He was ordained a bishop and installed as Bishop of Biloxi on July 2, 2001.
He was appointed Archbishop of Mobile on April 2, 2008 and installed on June 6, 2008. [READ MORE]