Posts Tagged ‘Acting In Faith’

The Marian Movement of Priests | Lee Ann Marie


Date of Talk:  March 23rd, 2019
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Lee Ann Marie
Website:  www.leeannmarieproductions.com
Work Listing(s):   Owner
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Lee Ann Marie, over 20 years a member of the Marian Movement of Priests, will share her deep rooted experience. Grasp Lee Ann’s enthusiasm for this amazing ministry, millions strong and growing every day. Hear about Fr. Gobbi and his book To The Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons.


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.


Hope at the Newman Center | Fr Pat Marshall


Date of Talk:  October 10th, 2017
Location:   Paul II Neman Center -Chicago Il
Presenter(s):   Fr. Pat Marshall
Work Listing(s):   Director
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Fr. Pat Marshall, Newman Center director at University of Illinois Chicago Campus for 27 years, will share a story of crisis and conversion. Hear what makes Fr. Pat tick in his day job. Learn how the Newman centers at public universities fit in for college bound students. Get practical insights.


Video 9 Deacon Lou Riccio | Imitation of Christ


Date of Talk:  June 21st, 2017
Location:   St Theresa - Palatine IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Lou Riccio
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Louis A. Riccio, Charismatic Renewal Deacon, a receiver of gifts from the Holy Spirit, will share his conversion story from married dad to National Charismatic Renewal Representative from the Archdiocese of Chicago. Understand the highlights of his 42 year journey of charismatic renewal as part of the Catholic Church. Hear his faith journey centered on his most powerful conversion experience.


Frontline – Answering the Call | Dawn Behnke


Date of Talk:  June 16th, 2017
Location:   Iworship Center
Presenter(s):   Dawn Behnke, Dawn Behnke
Work Listing(s):   President
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Dawn Behnke, President of Illinois Federation for Right to Life, will share how she became an Illinois State lobbyist. Dawn lives in Springfield. Hear a real life story from her of lobbying in faith. Dawn will also share 3 practical pro life tips for laity to make a difference to legislators.


A Walking Argument | Bob Gilligan


Date of Talk:  June 15th, 2017
Location:   St. Juliana - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Robert F. Gilligan
Work Listing(s):   Executive Director
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Robert F. Gilligan, Executive Director of Catholic Conference of Illinois, largely does lobbying in Springfield on behalf of the Catholic Church. Hear Robert share a Medjugorje story that helped him in his work and life. Hear his perspective of society today and the Church’s truth. Hear tips we all can use.


One Brief Christmas Moment | Deacon Tom Lambert


Date of Talk:  May 25th, 2017
Location:   Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Tom Lambert
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Deacon Tom Lambert, of Mental Illness Ministries, will share a Christmas story of working with a homeless woman who sought help. Hear the unusual outcome and surprise ending. This lifelong expert on mental illness, not by choice but by circumstance, will share tips on the most healing things we can do when faced with a loved one with mental illness. A deacon of the Catholic Church, Tom is best qualified to tell us how our work meets our faith when dealing with mental illness.


Assembly to make Christ Known | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  April 1st, 2017
Location:   St. Theresa - Palatine IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Lou Riccio
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Jeff Liautaud will share a story of an Assembly.  Hear about the Unknown Christ Movement to make Christ known. Understand how an Assembly works to make Christ known.


Declaration of Work to God | Susan Davis


Date of Talk:  March 29th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Susan Davis
Work Listing(s):   Commercial Loan Officer
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Susan Davis, a Senior Vice President in commercial lending at a major national financial institution, will share a story of declaration.  Hear Susan’s struggle, while doing work she preferred, yet seemingly being left behind.  Hear this strong woman double down at her former employer before moving to her new employer.  She credits Declaration in her Work Meets Faith small group, humbly offering her gift in banking back to God. Hear how quickly God opened doors, and how her prayers were answered.


And Grace Happens | Brother Jim Fogarty


Date of Talk:  January 25th, 2017
Location:   Brothers and Sisters Of Love - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Brother Jim Fogarty
Work Listing(s):   Executive Director
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Brother Jim Fogarty, of Brothers and Sisters of Love, will share his story of 30 years walking the streets of Chicago to knock on the gates of heaven. When the gates open, he goes to areas of violence ministering to victims of violence in the poorest areas of Chicago. Passionate follower of Christ, who also had a walking ministry, Bother Jim will share his story about his Catholic Ministry working with street gangs, sometimes even trading gang bullets for his brand of gang peace by example of love.


Aid to Sovereigns, All or Nothing | Obianuju Ekeochia


Date of Talk:  December 28th, 2016
Location:   Culture of Life Africa - Africa
Presenter(s):   Obianuju Ekeochia
Website:  cultureoflifeafrica.com/meet-uju.html
Affiliated Group(s):   Respect Life
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Obianuju (Uju for short) Ekeocha, a scientist based in London, will share a story of responding in an open letter toward aid that she perceived as undermining family life in her native Nigeria, Africa, a soveriegn country.  Catapulted into public view by this open letter that went viral; hear Uju describe the faith practices she followed to stay on track supporting her African family culture that she so loved. Hear her plea to stop all deceptive practices of Developed Nation’s Aid Packages, offered only all or none, including undermining African Family Life, and her more humane plea for a line item veto.

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Unceasing Connection


Date of Talk:  May 14th, 2016
Location:   Queen of All Saints - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Richard Wenzl
Affiliated Group(s):   Respect Life, Divine Mercy
Work Listing(s):   President
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Rich Wenzl, Founder of Wenzl Co. displays, will share an experience of being asked to be a volunteer to raise funds. Hear his amazing story of being pressed into service, encouraged by a close friend, and his secrets to success with volunteers. Learn what makes Rich tick: placing God first in his life, his early formation, and the importance of the sacraments. Journey with Rich, Chicagoland’s Johnny Appleseed of Divine Mercy!


Crowned in God’s Love


Date of Talk:  April 26th, 2016
Location:   Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Wayne Smith
Affiliated Group(s):   Respect Life
Work Listing(s):   Charity Founder
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Wayne B. Smith, Founder of Not-by-Sight Media, legally blind since birth, will share what inspires him every day.  Listen to his journey from atheism to faith in God, found at a low point in his life. Catch Wayne’s continued learning of the heart that one day he would become Catholic.  Comprehend Wayne’s living testimony that God’s mercy is always there for you.


The Weapon of Medjugorje | Guy Murphy


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2016
Location:   St. Domitilla - Hillside IL
Presenter(s):   Guy Murphy
Website:  www.medj1.com
Work Listing(s):   Founder of Totally Yours Co.
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Guy Murphy, Chemical Engineer, Inventor and founder of Totally Yours Pilgrimages, will share his conversion experience. From skeptic to believer, understand what this man went through to become an advocate for devout pilgrims and a Marian Conference lead organizer. Single with a vocation, hear this man’s love of Our Lady, Mary, Mother of Jesus.


Leap of Faith | Nick Costello


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2016
Location:   Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Nick Costello
Website:  www.healnigeria.org
Work Listing(s):   Development Director
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Nick Costello, President of Home to Enhance African Life (HEAL), a 501c3 charity, will share a story of stretching his faith. When a friend asked him in his career of sales to do something he was not planning, his life changed. Hear the amazing story of aid to the marginalized and poor of Africa, to seek to create a new Garden of Eden.