Will I see you in Virginia this August?

marys shelter soiree

I hope so! This year's Summer Soiree and fundraiser for Mary's Shelter promises to be a wonderful time. I will be this year's keynote speaker for this organization that really gets what it means to be pro-life. Click here to RSVP. Free to attend!  … [Read more...]

7 Quick Takes, in which I have fun doing my penance

simcha speaking

Okay, so I'm slow. I just got around to reading Francis' interview with America magazine, and now I want to do a quick round-up of last week's Catholic Women Rejoice conference in Vancouver, WA.(photo credit Caitlin Elder) --1-- It really was obnoxious, but I asked one of my dear, extremely busy hostesses to find me a priest who could hear my confession.  Because airplanes.So she did, and he found the time, and we found a sacristan who could open the confessional for us, and it … [Read more...]

Come see me in Vancouver, WA!


I'm really excited about the Catholic Women Rejoice Conference coming up in a few weeks!It's Saturday, September 28, and the other speakers are Julie Onderko, founder of Catholic Finish Strong, and Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, who blogs at NunEssential.I'll be giving a talk called "Beautiful Stranger:  Making Contact with the Mother of God."  It's about how someone like me, who is decidedly not one of those Marian people, learned to stop worrying and just let Mary take care of me and … [Read more...]

I’ll be live on KBVM at 11 a.m. Eastern Time

... speaking with Dina Marie Hale about the upcoming Catholic Women Rejoice conference in Vancouver, Washington.  Dina Marie Hale, Host of KBVM's In Person radio series, welcomes 2013 Catholic Women Rejoice speaker Simcha Fisher this Friday, July 12th @8-9 PST! Be sure to listen locally at 88.3 FM (Portland / Vancouver), 94.9 FM & 100.5 FM in (Eugene Springfield / Cottage Grove) or online at: www.kbvm.fm or via the TuneIn App. I can't promise my trademark Fisher Household Background … [Read more...]