Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S., wife, mother, and business owner has served the Church for twenty-five years as a Catholic evangelist, best-selling author, writer, radio host and Ignatian-certified retreat director. She is the President-Co-founder of Foundation of Prayer for Priests (www.foundationforpriests.org), an international apostolate of prayer and service for the holiness of priests. Often featured on Catholic media: EWTN Radio & TV, Radio Maria, The Catholic Channel, and Focus TV, she enthusiastically proclaims the joy of the Gospel. Since 1992 she has served in all levels of leadership for Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women. Since 2003, having trained and served at the Pope Leo XIII Institute and the AIE Rome course, “Exorcism and Prayers of Liberation”, she sits on the advisory board of the Pope Leo XIII Institute while serving as the Diocese of Orange lay coordinator of deliverance and exorcism ministry. Having endured the tragic murder of a loved one, Kathleen learned the healing power of forgiveness. Sophia Institute Press published her last three books:  Praying for Priests: An Urgent Call for the Salvation of SoulsForeword by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. (2018); God's Healing Mercy: Finding Your Path to Forgiveness, Peace and Joy. Foreword by Bishop Kevin Vann, JCD, DD. (2015); When Women Pray: Eleven Catholic Women on the Power of PrayerForeword by Sr. Regina Marie, O.C.D. (2017). 


Media: EWTN Radio & TV, Radio Maria, The Catholic Channel, Focus TV, Shalom TV

Legatus Chapters throughout USA

Magnificat Publishers "Day of Faith"

Retreats & Int'l Conferences: USA, Malta, Trinidad, Tobago, Poland, Ireland, Canada, Aruba, Rome

Institute on Religious Life Conferences

Ave Maria University Conferences

California Marian Eucharistic Conferences

Magnificat International Leaders Conferences

EWTN Women of Grace National Conferences and Benedicta Institute

Pope Leo XIII Institute

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR) 

Seminaries: St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, CA., Our Lady of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, Chicago, IL, The Josephinum Seminary, OH, All Hollows Seminary, Dublin, Ireland, Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, MI, and Saint Mary Seminary, Cleveland, OH. 

Diocese of Billings-Great Falls, MO Priest Retreat Director

Diocese of Amarillo, TX, Priest Retreat Director

Diocesan Women's Conferences: Diocese of Arlington, VI, Diocese of Austin, TX, Diocese of Buffalo, NY, Diocese of Erie, PA, Diocese of Baltimore, MD, Diocese of Houston, TX, Diocese of Orange, CA

Southern California Renewal Communities (SCRC) 

W.I.N.E. Women in the New Evangelization Events

Washington DC Archdiocese: Catholic Information Center

For Letters of Recommendation, please contact: Bishop Kevin W. Vann, Christ Cathedral, 13280 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840. Phone: 714-282-6048. Email: Secretary to the bishop: Marianne Bungcag: mbungcag@rcbo.org.

Pastor: Fr. John Neneman, San Antonio de Padua, 5800 East Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills, CA 92807-3237. Phone 974-1416. Fax: 714-974-9630. Email: fjneneman@sanantoniochurch.org.

Kathleen is on the Diocese Of Orange, CA approved speaker list, and completed the diocesan Safe Environment Course. 


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Pictures of various retreats, parish missions and conferences.
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Kathleen, Donna Ross, Dorinda Bordlee, Maria Vadia at the 2015 International Magnificat Leaders Conference DC

The Napa Institute 2014 with EWTN’s Michael Warsaw and Mother Dolores of the Poor Clares

In Rome for the Canonization of St. John Paul II

Aruba Magnificat Leadership at Prayer Breakfast for 300 women 2014

Kathleen gave a conference on Spiritual Motherhood for the Institute for Religious Life, 2015.

Kathleen led the 2015 Priest Retreat for the Bishop and Priests of the Diocese of Billings & Great Falls, Montana

With Mr. Gabriel Ferrucci and the Abbot and Prior of the St. Michael Norbertine Abbey

The Magnificat Day of Faith @ Christ Cathedral 2013

Kathleen spoke with Sr. Briege McKenna at the Intercession for Priests Retreat, Ireland

Kathleen and her book “Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization” were featured.

Kathleen on the EWTN set with Fr. Mitch Pacwa and Sister of Mercy, 2015.

Private Retreat with Priests in Jerusalem

EWTN TV set 2013

Kathleen & Seminarian Tim Donavon at Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s Installation in San Francisco, CA

Archbishop Cordilieone & Kathleen at St. Patrick's Seminary, CA

2014 Legatus Pilgrimage to Mexico City: Our Lady of Guadalupe.

At the Congregation for Clergy, Rome: Archbishop Patron Wong and Monsignor Doktorczyk

Kathleen welcomes her new Bishop Kevin Vann 2012

Private Priest Retreat at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem 2013

Kathleen presented a conference at St. Patrick's Seminary