Rita McCarthy4Rita McCarthy MA, LMFT

Speaker and Author for Spiritual Renewal

Rita McCarthy is a dynamic speaker and author for spiritual renewal with over 30 years of experience working with the Catholic Church. She has led prayer groups, conferences, workshops, retreats and seminars in Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Indiana, and Ohio. Rita has been praying for and with individuals for over three decades and understands the power of prayer. It is her desire in life to help guide and support others in their journey towards a relationship with the Lord.

Rita is the founder of the Daughters of the Annunciation, an apostolate for Catholic women. The Apostolate provides opportunities for women to grow in holiness by presenting well-known speakers in a prayer breakfast forum.

Teachings and Retreats

Her work with conferences, workshops, retreats, and Life in the Spirit seminars has covered a variety of subjects regarding spiritual wellness and developing a supernatural relationship with God. She has covered topics such as the Power of Prayer, the Power of Forgiveness, the Father’s Embrace; and God’s Healing in Our Lives, and many others.

Christian Life Coaching

Rita is a Christian Life Coach working out of the Divine Mercy Coaching and Healing Center. Through her work as a Christian Life Coach, she helps people to identify the problems in their lives that are spiritually holding them back. She assists them to develop and implement a plan to work through their personal hurdles and draw closer to God. Her message is always about God’s mercy for healing, forgiveness and direction in our lives.

Problem Resolution and Spiritual Growth

Rita has a master’s degree in Counseling from Tulsa University. She has worked in private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both group and individual client sessions using family systems therapy and cognitive and behavioral therapy. She is a Board Certified Professional Counselor and a Member of the Christian Association of Psychological Studies.


The Power of Prayer

She is the author of Yielding to the Power of God: A Workbook For Prayer, which is a written guide for opening a gateway to grace through prayer. This is a handy workbook and a powerful tool which provides a systematic means of prayer that directly addresses life issues and spiritual needs. It includes traditional prayers, as well as prayers written by Rita, Father DeGrandis, Father Michael Scanlan, and others.