Lisa Schmidt

Lisa Schmidt is a Catholic deacon's wife, mom to four, and proud Iowan with a heart for improving the quality of life for families. Since “retiring” from the professional workforce to come home and care for her children, Lisa has steadily immersed herself in the work of the new evangelization through writing, speaking, and working with The Well women's ministry. She enjoys watching sports, singing praise and worship music, and gathering with family and friends for coffee and conversation. The Schmidts' church home is St. Pius X in Urbandale, Iowa.

Closed for Repairs, Do Not Enter!

A plywood sign, the prophet Elijah, and closing down for repairs. Take a five-minute listen and it’ll make sense. We promise!

Then share your good ideas with us. How do you close down for repairs?

Live Well Moment: Two Women and the Feast of Corpus Christi

Who knows what path Elizabeth Ann Seton’s life might have taken had she not been in Italy on the feast of Corpus Christi. Who knows what might have happened had Juliana of Cornillon ignored the Lord’s call to pave the way for the first celebration some 550 years prior. Here are stories of two women and their strong connection to the Feast of Corpus Christi.

Three Announcements!

Three announcements: The release of our next episode in our Lenten podcast series, the winner of the Wellie NCAA tournament challenge, and save the date for our 2019 Summer at The Well gathering

See, I Am Doing Something New!

A bite-sized, short and sweet weekly reflection you can listen to under five minutes. This week’s question to ponder: Have you asked God to do something in your life? Are you still waiting? While you wait, ponder how God is doing something new within you – right here, right now.