A view from the back as Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein speaks on Father Ed at the Church of St. Elizabeth, Wyckoff, NJ, April 8, 2024


Unless otherwise noted, each of the following talks is on Father Ed: The Story of Bill W.'s Spiritual Sponsor and admission is free. Copies of Father Ed will be available for purchase, and Dr. Goldstein will be happy to sign them as well as any books of hers that attendees bring.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, New Orleans, LA, 6:30 p.m. Coffee and other refreshments will be served.


Wednesday, July 17, 2024: St. Louis Parish, School Cafeteria, 17 East St. Louis Place, Batesville, IN, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 18, 2024: Theory Room at Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. This is a special event to coincide with the 2024 Eucharistic Congress. Registration is strongly recommended; register online at tinyurl.com/IndyFatherEd. Sponsored by the Ignatian Spirituality Project and iTHIRST Initiative.

Sunday, July 21, 2024—SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH FATHER ED! St. Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis, IN, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Goldstein's talk will begin in the parish hall following the 10:00 a.m. Mass. Sandwiches, cookies, fruit, and coffee will be served.

To invite Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein to speak, email dawneden [at] gmail.com.



Since Father Ed was published in December 2022, Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein has shared the story of Father Edward Dowling, S.J., in the following places:

December 2022:

Washington, DC (St. Joseph's on Capitol Hill)
Akron, OH (St. Sebastian's Catholic Church)
Cleveland, OH (St. Malachy's Catholic Church)
Charleston, SC (Renaissance Weekend at Charleston Place)

January 2023:

Owings Mills, MD (St. Thomas' Episcopal Church)
Las Vegas, NV (Praxis meeting and Legatus dinner)
Cincinnati, OH (Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University)
St. Louis, MO (Catholic Studies Center at St. Louis University; St. Anselm Parish at Saint Louis Abbey)

February 2023:

Atchison, KS (Valley Hope Center; Benedictine College)
Hays, KS (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church)
Kilmarnock, VA (Lancaster Community Library)
Boston, MA (Boston College)

March 2023:

Canton, OH (St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church)
Akron, OH (1st Annual Akron Book Fest)
Chicago, IL (Loyola University Chicago)
Baltimore, MD (Basilica of the Assumption)

April 2023:

St. Louis, MO (St. Louis University Mission Book Club luncheon for faculty and staff)

June 2023:

Chester, NJ (St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church)

July 2023:

Lexington, KY (Cathedral of Christ the King)

September 2023:

Houston, TX (Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center)

October 2023:

Boston, MA (Sacred Heart Parish in Roslindale)
Attleboro, MA (La Sallette Retreat Center)
Colchester, VT (St. Michael's College)
Rockaway, NJ (St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church)

November 2023:

Norfolk, VA (St. Stephen, Martyr, Roman Catholic Church)

January 2024:

New Orleans, LA (Archdiocesan Spirituality Center)

April 2024:

Memphis, TN (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception)
Wyckoff, NJ (Church of St. Elizabeth)
Flint, MI (St. Michael's Conference Center)