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Palpable Compassion | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  December 6th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Affiliated Group(s):   Lectio Divina, Lector, Respect Life, Seminar Series
Work Listing(s):   Executive Director
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May Jeff share with you what he has learned in 7 years running a Seminar Series? For details see Resource number R018 at https://www.loquate.tv/resource. Loquate.tv – Connecting the human spirit, through stories!


Faith, Hope, and Clarity


Date of Talk:  October 19th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
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Affiliated Group(s):   Apostolate of Women
Work Listing(s):   Homemaker
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Loretta Mulcrone, mom, will share her faith story of raising her family.  Faced with special needs of 2 of her 4 children, hear how she did it. Hear tips, oiled by uncommon hardship, that any parent can use.  Witness the peace she feels today and the source of her joy.


Primacy of Prayer | Beshar Bahjat


Date of Talk:  October 29th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Beshar Bahjat
Affiliated Group(s):   Lectio Divina
Work Listing(s):   Developer
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Beshar Bahjat, software developer and student of the interior life, will share some surprising examples of the relationship between prayer and good works. Understand the primacy of prayer.


Faith, Hope, and Trust in God! | Susan Davis


Date of Talk:  April 16th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Susan Davis
Affiliated Group(s):   Lector
Work Listing(s):   Commercial Loan Officer
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Susan Davis, a Commercial Loan Officer, will share her faith story of how she chose God at an early age.  Hear the kind of work that God brought to her in her mysterious journey. Hear a real life story of this banker who helped a company during the 2008 financial crisis aftermath.  Learn tips on seeking asset based corporate loans.


Sacred Architecture | David Kuhlman


Date of Talk:  April 15th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   David Kuhlman
Website:  www.jnka-architects.com
Affiliated Group(s):   Facilities Committee
Work Listing(s):   Architect, Religious
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David Kuhlman, Architect, will share his “how to discover your purpose”  story. Dave is President of Jaeger Nickola Kuhlman & Associates (JNKA), an architecture firm that specializes in serving churches and faith-based clients. Hear his  inspiration and reflection on the design of beautiful new chapel space.  Hear how Dave worked with this client to achieve a design that reflected their desire to emphasize the Eucharist as the source and summit of the Catholic faith.  Observe how Dave balances his faith while serving his clients. Understand the role his wife, Kimberly, played in getting a business close to home, and understand Dave’s fervent desire to always hear God’s call within.


Cracking a New Account | David Bungum


Date of Talk:  April 10th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   David Bungum
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Sales Professional
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Dave Bungum, Sales Professional, will share a story of serving a client in Texas with a fleet of over 1000 trucks.  Hear how a giant truck tire gauge led to thousands of dollars in annual savings. First came listening to understand and solve a problem, then came tire sales.  Hear Dave’s humility learning from an old pro.  Hear Dave’s prayerful tips on successful sales calls that he uses today.


Music Therapy | Nancy Swanson


Date of Talk:  March 7th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Nancy Swanson
Website:  www.musictherapyillinois.org
Affiliated Group(s):   Choir
Work Listing(s):   Music Therapist
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Nancy Swanson, a board-certified music therapist, will share an inspirational story of how a terminally ill woman was surrounded by the strength of God, her family, and the power of music.  Hear Nancy discuss how she used live music in the moment to create an atmosphere of worship, connection, support, and joy.  Hear how Nancy adapts her plans for her life, to be more open to hear God’s plan for herself. Hear her tips on how we can all use music to strengthen our connection with God and others, to increase our relaxation, and to focus on the positive.


Coaching from the heart | Colleen Eddy


Date of Talk:  January 30th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Colleen Eddy
Affiliated Group(s):   Cantor, Choir, Eucharistic Minister
Work Listing(s):   Career Coach, Teacher
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Colleen Eddy, Career Coach and Teacher,  will share a teaching experience.  Consider her ability to listen as she “coached” a student into class participation.  She believes God has helped her to learn to listen to understand — coaching from the heart which she will share. Learn tips on a most elemental form of building trust…being part of a faith community.


With Your help, I can, I will | Mary Ann Bradley


Date of Talk:  January 30th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Mary Ann Bradly
Affiliated Group(s):   Apostolate of Women, Lector, Seminar Series
Work Listing(s):   Lector
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Mary Ann Bradley, Lector, will share a story of compassion for her listeners as she reads from the Bible at Mass.  Hear her tip on how to say calm.  Hear her favorite prayer before reading.  Hear why she feels a sense of humility reading.


Challenged | Stephanie Teresi


Date of Talk:  January 27th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Stephanie Teresi
Affiliated Group(s):   Youth Group
Work Listing(s):   Teacher
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Stephanie Teresi, a student and Catechist Volunteer, will share a story of a young person who confided not believing in God to her.  Hear what the same student said at the end of the year. Hear the empathy she feels towards her students who are not much younger than her. Hear tips we all can use, especially teaching CCD, a religious education program.


God in My Heart! | Lenora Teresi


Date of Talk:  January 18th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Lenora Teresi
Affiliated Group(s):   Catechist
Work Listing(s):   Legal Assistant
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Lenora Teresi, Catechist Volunteer, and Legal Assistant: Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy, will share a teaching experience as a volunteer catechist teaching CCD, a religious education program.  Hear about a student who began with an “attitude” and turned the “attitude” for Christ. Grasp the effects on a class that one student can make and the deep sense of humility Lenora felt. See faith integration as Lenora lives out at work the principles she teaches in class.  Hear tips we all can use in dealing with 8th graders. Understand why she loves teaching CCD.


Saved | Daniel N. Briggs


Date of Talk:  December 27th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Daniel N. Briggs
Website:  www.brotherrice.org
Affiliated Group(s):   Cantor, Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Music Teacher and Director
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Daniel N. Briggs, Music Director and Teacher, will tell us of a touchy situation at a new job at Brother Rice High School.  Listen how music offered an amazing, cultural, and psychological impact on the community by singing athletes.  Hear what it means to put your reputation on the line, for God.  Find out how he built trust by listening, not condemning.


Work Life | Daniel N. Briggs


Date of Talk:  December 27th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Daniel N. Briggs
Website:  www.brotherrice.org
Affiliated Group(s):   Cantor, Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Music Teacher and Director
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Daniel N. Briggs, Music Director and Teacher, will tell us of a touchy situation at a new job at Brother Rice High School. Listen how music offered an amazing, cultural, and psychological impact on the community by singing athletes. Hear what it means to put your reputation on the line, for God. Find out how he built trust by listening, not condemning. Learn about a simple solution to troubling times at work that we all have.


It all comes back to trust. | Daniel N. Briggs


Date of Talk:  December 3rd, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Daniel N. Briggs
Website:  www.brotherrice.org
Affiliated Group(s):   Cantor, Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Music Teacher and Director
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Daniel N. Briggs, Music Director and Teacher, will tell us of a touchy situation at a new job at Brother Rice High School. Listen how music offered an amazing, cultural, and psychological impact on the community by singing athletes. Hear what it means to put your reputation on the line, for God. Find out how he built trust by listening, not condemning.


Prayer at Work | Rick Biagi


Date of Talk:  September 3rd, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rick Biagi
Website:  https://www.nealmcdevitt.com
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus, Park Ridge District Board
Work Listing(s):   Attorney, Intellectual Property Attorney
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Rick Biagi is an attorney at Neal and McDevitt, a law firm, specializing in intellectual property and marketing law. Hear how his Catholic faith brings greater peace to him and increases his effectiveness in his practice.