Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Values’

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.


Tutor Teachers in Technology | Maureen Boland


Date of Talk:  June 16th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Maureen C. Boland
Work Listing(s):   Technology Integration Specialist
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Maureen Boland, a Technology Integration Specialist at Wright College, will share a story of helping a Professor at work. Hear her deep trust in God. Hear tips for any person with or without physical constraints. Be inspired to look on the bright side.


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.


Senior Care | Mary Gail Reding


Date of Talk:  May 29th, 2017
Location:   Our Lady of the Angels -Chicago, IL
Presenter(s):   Mary Gail Reding
Affiliated Group(s):   Miraculous Medal
Work Listing(s):   Geriatric Care Manager
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Mary Gail Reding, President of Caring Hearts for Seniors, LLC, will share her story of geriatric care management. Hear of a person who came back to a quality of life not previously enjoyed in years. Mary Gail was a former Development Director of the Association of the Miraculous Medal. See why there is a sparkle in Mary Gail’s eyes.


Chicago’s Poor | Brother Jim Fogarty


Date of Talk:  February 2nd, 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.


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.


Faith Meets Business Management | Dave Dora


Date of Talk:  August 7th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Dave Dora
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Dave Dora is a retired Operations Manager who has extensively studied management principles. He speaks about the way in which he combined effective management with his faith, and how his faith guided him in difficult management situations.


Digital Deacon | Kevin Perkins


Date of Talk:  May 26th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Kevin Perkins
Work Listing(s):   Technologist
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Kevin Perkins is a technologist who has found a way to combine his recent conversion to Catholicism with his skill and knowledge in emerging technologies. Kevin will share his faith story of learning to follow where the Spirit leads him. In addition, he will present ways that those in the 16-35 age group can use the new technologies to maintain and strengthen their faith.


You Can’t Leave God In The Parking Lot | Dan Nichols


Date of Talk:  May 13th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Dan Nichols
Affiliated Group(s):   Stephens Ministry
Work Listing(s):   Human Resources Director
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Dan Nichols is a recovered Catholic who will share the story of how he returned to the Catholic Church and how his faith values are reflected in his work life as a human resource professional.


A Generous Heart | Sr. Sue Dunning


Date of Talk:  March 14th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Sr. Sue Dunning
Affiliated Group(s):   San Felipe de Jesus
Work Listing(s):   Minister of Faith Formation
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Sr. Sue Dunning, C.S.J. has been a Sister of St. Joseph of Orange for 33 years and currently is the San Felipe de Jesus Minister of Faith Formation and Religious Education. Early in her religious life she felt a call from God to serve the poor of Mexico. For 15 years, she lived with and served the Mexican people of Guaymas, Sonora and Tijuana, Baja, CA. She has a love and passion for serving the poor and is actively involved with the homeless in Orange. In parish ministry, she shares her love of people and talents of music, dance and spirituality in a variety of ways.


An Inch Away From Heaven | Donna Couch


Date of Talk:  March 14th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Donna Couch
Work Listing(s):   Director of Faith Formation
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Donna Couch is the Director of Faith Formation at St. Edward. She is an accomplished author and also has experience as a retreat guide, master catechist and college professor. Donna will discuss her return to the faith and how that pathway unexpectedly became the center of her life’s work. She will suggest ways to grow spiritually while balancing the needs of family.


Corporate Caring | Paul Sampson


Date of Talk:  March 14th, 2013
Location:   St. Edward the Confessor - Dana Point CA
Presenter(s):   Paul Sampson
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Marketing Executive
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Paul Sampson is a retired marketing executive of a Fortune 500 Company, and head of the Parish’s Knights of Columbus. Paul will share stories about how his parents laid the foundation of his Catholic faith and how that faith manifested itself in his day-to-day decision making within his work life. As he moved up the corporate ladder he helped to create a positive environment for all employees, never forgetting the “little person” and making sure to look out for them. He also sought help and guidance from his faith as he made multiple geographic moves with his family.


Divine Guidance | Raymond Pusczan


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Raymond Pusczan
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Structural Engineer
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Raymond Pusczan, structural engineer and veteran of 45 years in engineering projects, now retired, will tell us a real life story of workplace intimidation and his response as a Catholic. Hear this unique story of God at work in his heart and its effective outcome. Hear God’s blessings of faith throughout his career in a field of high turnover and never missing a paycheck. Hear wisdom tips: staying current in an ever changing field, working the hours you want vs. the hours needed to meet a deadline, and taking advantage of the sacraments especially mass.


A Chaplains Gifts | Brian Brown


Date of Talk:  February 1st, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Brian Brown
Affiliated Group(s):   Lectio Divina, Ministers of Care
Work Listing(s):   Chaplain, Teacher
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Brian Brown, a chaplain, will tell us what it takes to be a lay chaplain. Hear about a hospital patient and the trust she placed in Brian. Hear how grace permeated that encounter. Hear tips on being a good listener that we all can use. Hear tips on dealing with the home bound. Hear how Brian felt a tender part of his heart touched by God through his ministry.