Posts Tagged ‘Bereavement’

Lullaby to the Unborn Child | Jeanne Ferrini


Date of Talk:  May 29th, 2017
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Jeanne Ferrini
Affiliated Group(s):   Respect Life
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Jeanne Ferrini, mother, will share a flashback story of birth, love, joy and suffering. Embrace Jeanne’s journey as a mother and her mindfulness through it all, to turn to God for peace and consolation. Hear this mother of five and grandmother of 16 share her inside tips on being a mother.


If You Have Faith You Can Figure It Out | Nancy Nugent


Date of Talk:  April 12th, 2017
Location:   St. Francis Borgia - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Nancy Nugent
Affiliated Group(s):   Charismatic
Work Listing(s):   Swim Instructor
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Nancy Nugent, a receiver of gifts from the Holy Spirit, will share a story about speaking out. Hear the consolation that Nancy received that came from an unexpected source. Hear a miraculous story of divine providence at her age 3. Hear Nancy’s tips on leading a devout life.


My Brother, Jim | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  November 2nd, 2016
Location:   Divine Mercy Outreach - Chicago IL
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Hear Jeff Liautaud reconciling himself to the imminent death of his brother, Jim, by nurturing and caring for Jim. Hear the power of the Divine Mercy and the providential role of others in this true story.


Mom’s Home! | Fernanda Kuzuhara


Date of Talk:  November 26th, 2014
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fernanda Kuzuhara
Work Listing(s):   Tutor
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Fernanda Kuzuhara, Tutor, Chemical and Safety Engineer from Brazil turned Tutor at the Willows Academy for girls, will share a conversion story of her mother. Raised in a non practicing family, Fernanda at the age of 17 turned to God. Hear how Fernanda’s conversion affected her dying mother. Hear tips for young people today how to stay faithful.


Christ within us | Maudette Carr


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Maudette Carr
Work Listing(s):   Hospice Caregiver, Social Worker
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Maudette Carr, Hospice Caretaker, will share her faith at work, answering her interesting call from God for a vocation, and she will give experience based tips on death and dying.


Deidra Buckingham | Mary’s Quiet Gentle Whisper


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Deidra Buckingham
Work Listing(s):   Montessori Teacher, Pastoral Counselor, Shoe Sales Person
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Deidra Buckingham,
Pastoral Counselor, will share a story of her spirituality at work, her journey to peace. Hear her poem that frames and transports her soul into her faith experience. Walk with her on her journey back to her faith.

 


Maudette Carr | Hope For the Good Death


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Maudette Carr
Work Listing(s):   Hospice Caregiver, Social Worker
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Maudette Carr, Hospice Caregiver, will share a story of her faith at work, being called to something she feared. Hear how Maudette overcame her fear. See the care and respect given to two lives soon to end as Maudette embraced her calling with open loving arms of Jesus made real.


Faith | Joseph Schmidt


Date of Talk:  September 11th, 2013
Location:   St. Patrick High School Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Joseph Schmidt
Work Listing(s):   Educator
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Dr. Joseph Schmidt, President of St. Patrick High School, will tell us of his faith journey.Hear his deep loss upon his wife’s, Lynn’s, death.Hear Lynn’s message to Joe, and to all, at Lynn’s funeral.


That’s Why We Pray! | David Donovan


Date of Talk:  July 23rd, 2013
Location:   ST. Mary’s Episcopal - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   David Donovan
Affiliated Group(s):   Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Soup Suppers, Vestry
Work Listing(s):   Insurance Broker
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David Donovan, insurance broker, will tell us of a real life story about an accident that informed and continues to inform David how to live his faith life where his work meets his faith.Hear tips from this veteran insurance man that we all can use, for example, helping others to help themselves, living faith life as a total commitment, not a onetime event,


Coming Home | Joseph Schmidt


Date of Talk:  May 10th, 2013
Location:   St. Patrick High School Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Joseph Schmidt
Work Listing(s):   Educator
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Dr. Joseph Schmidt, President of St. Patrick High School, will tell us of his faith journey. Hear how he joined, and remained at St. Patrick’s for 46 years, under providential circumstances. Hear of his St. Pat mentors, including his greatest mentor, his wife Lynn. Hear his deep loss upon Lynn’s death. Hear Lynn’s message to Joe, and to all, at Lynn’s funeral.


Our Little Corner of the World | Mary Jo DiRe


Date of Talk:  April 11th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Mary Jo DiRe
Affiliated Group(s):   Sunday Night Suppers
Work Listing(s):   Coordinator
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Mary Jo DiRe, Volunteer, Co-coordinator of the Sunday Supper Program, will tell a journey of how an attempt to establish a PADS homeless shelter in Park Ridge led to the formation of a community-wide effort to feed the hungry. Hear the story of how a challenging time in our community led to creation of a positive and thriving ministry that serves the less fortunate and how her own faith journey became intertwined with that process. Mary Jo will speak about being open to God’s will and the goal of bringing compassion and love to “our little corner of the world.


Presence | Terry Madl


Date of Talk:  November 13th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Terry Madl
Website:  www.getintog-ear.com
Work Listing(s):   Founder
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Terry Madl, Founder and First User, of “Gear” will tell us of an endurance race of his across the Sahara Desert in Africa and how it affected his faith life. Hear the peace he felt in his reconciliation with the death many years ago of his then 3 year old daughter Emalie. Hear about the help of an unexpected friend. Hear how what began as a 3rd quest for a personal best in Marathon Des Sables, the 151 mile endurance race in Morocco, resulted in peace beyond understanding. Hear Terry’s understanding of the real test of the presence of God that comes is how our life is changed always towards loving others.


When Its God, You Know It! | Terry Madl


Date of Talk:  November 12th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Terry Madl
Website:  www.getintog-ear.com
Work Listing(s):   Founder
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Terry Madl, Founder and First User, of “Gear” will explain how he knew he had an experience of a presence of God and how it affected his faith life. Hear the peace he felt in his reconciliation with the death many years ago of his then 3 year old daughter Emalie. Hear Terry’s understanding of the real test of the presence of God that comes is how our life is changed always towards being positive and acting in faith.


God Coach | Robert Schnetzer


Date of Talk:  October 17th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Robert Schnetzer
Work Listing(s):   Business Consultant
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Robert Schnetzer, a business consultant, will present a real life story where timing played an important role. Hear about his conversation with a widow who recently lost her business owner husband. Hear the connections that were made thru faith. Hear the role Robert’s father played in Robert’s life direction always toward integrity thru deep faith.


A Charism of Sharing, Love, and Support | Marion Friel


Date of Talk:  January 18th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Marion Friel
Affiliated Group(s):   Apostolate of Women, Bereavement Ministry, Guild, Youth Group
Work Listing(s):   Funeral Director, Youth Group Director
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Marion Friel, Funeral Director, tells the story of a mother-to-be, making funeral arrangements for her own mother, when an unexpected event occurred. Because of Marion’s closeness to the mother-to-be, Marion was invited into her life. Hear why Marion felt a sense of humility while sharing an intimate moment. Hear tips every person facing death of a loved one should know.