November 12, 2022 -- Cathedral's Fleming Center
- 9 Registration (Fleming)
- 9:10 Morning Prayer (Fleming)
- 9:30 Keynote Sr. Marie Bernadette: Remain in My Love: The Eucharistic Life of a Disciple
- 10:30 – 11:15 Dr. Kim Ely: Faith & Career
- 11:30 Mass (Cathedral)
- 12:15 Lunch
- 1:00 Heather Honeycutt: A Foundation of Faith before Vocation
- 2:00 Panel Topics: All Speaker
- 2:45 Refreshments
- 3:30 Adoration (Cathedral)
- 4:15 Closing remarks and blessing
2022 Speakers' Biography
Heather Honeycutt is a Nashville native, married to Graham for 14 years. They have 5 children with one on the way: Mikayla (passed away at age 5 in 2018); Ainsley and Hailey (7 years old), Caroline (4 years old); Felicity (1.5 years old). She and Graham are active parishioners at St. Matthew Catholic Church, where their children also attend school. They taught Natural Family Planning to couples throughout the diocese for 6 years, and Heather also worked at St. Cecilia Academy (her alma mater) as Director of Student Activities for 5 years.
Sister Marie Bernadette Thompson, OP
Sister Marie Bernadette Thompson, OP is a perpetually professed member of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia of Nashville, Tennessee. Since entering her community in 2005, Sister has served in teaching assignments at the elementary and high school level and as staff at St. Cecilia Academy, Aquinas College, and the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious. She is a life-long educator, musician, and liturgist with special interest in renewing sacred music. She has most recently studied at the Dominican House of Studies, at which she is currently writing a masters thesis on Deification through the Eucharist. Her hobbies include drumming, watercolor painting, and learning foreign languages. Sister Marie Bernadette currently serves her community at the St. Cecilia Motherhouse. She hails from Huntington, New York.
Kim Ely, MD
Dr. Ely is a native of New Jersey, is a graduate of MIT and earned her medical
degree at Tulane, where she met her husband of 33 years. After completing
pathology residency at Wake Forest, the Elys moved to Nashville to join the faculty at Vanderbilt, where she currently serves as Director of Cytopathology and the Fellowship Training Program. She and her husband have three grown daughters, including a set of twins. While they are no longer living at home, the Elys welcomed Kim’s 58-year-old brother with Down’s Syndrome into their home last fall.
Dr. Ely’s talk will focus on how we are enough in Christ’s eyes and ways a lay woman
can harness that truth to be a good disciple.