Posts Tagged ‘Child Core Values’

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.


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!


Pillars of Faith | Virginia Halas McCaskey


Date of Talk:  July 22nd, 2015
Location:   St. Emily - Mount Prospect IL
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Work Listing(s):   Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
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Virginia Halas McCaskey, a Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother, will share her faith journey. Learning from her paternal grandmother she discovered God’s “Protective Space.” Hear of other pillars in her life who by example, also created sacred space for her. Hear of her greatest joy today of her 11 children who now take care of her.


Eucharistic Adoration | Rev. Francis J. Hoffman


Date of Talk:  May 27th, 2015
Location:   Relevant Radio - Green Bay WI
Presenter(s):   Rev. Francis J. Hoffman
Website:  www.relervantradio.com
Work Listing(s):   Radio Announcer
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Rev. Francis J. Hoffman, “Fr. Rocky”, Executive Director of Relevant Radio, will share a real life story of the transformative power of the Holy Eucharist.  Hear this inspiring story.  Experience the blessings God has in mind for you in regular Eucharistic Adoration. If you have a problem, bring it to Jesus!


Religious freedom | Michele Bungum


Date of Talk:  July 11th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Michele Bungum
Affiliated Group(s):   Catechist, Ministers of Care
Work Listing(s):   Evangelist
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Michele Bungum, Evangelist,in this episode will paint a picture of a day in her life with two stories. In this episode, hear a tender union form around Holy Communion. Feel the power of the Eucharist in her voice and demeanor as she explains a choice to be what you eat. Hear the second story which demonstrates true religious freedom thru freedom of choice.


If You are Honest, You can Sell | Sean Bourke


Date of Talk:  March 19th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Sean Bourke
Work Listing(s):   Retail Sales Strategist
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Sean Bourke, a Retail Sales Strategist, will tell us of his journey back to God over the last two years. Hear the effect that his wife, Rene’e, had on Sean. Hear Sean tell us of his formation and his desire to give back for all that he has received. Hear the turn Sean’s professional journey has taken that opens his heart. Hear practical tips on opening up a retail establishment.


The Student Who Taught | Tom Gawne


Date of Talk:  February 27th, 2013
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Tom Gawne
Affiliated Group(s):   Eucharistic Minister, Lector
Work Listing(s):   Counselor
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Tom Gawne, a retired special education teacher, will share an ongoing story of one young man who became a pivoting point for Tom’s own faith life. Hear Tom describe this success story and what Tom learned about the complete goodness of God. Hear Tom unravel his own life’s mystery in this inspiring faith story about a student who became a social worker.


Blessed to Have You | Rene’e Bourke


Date of Talk:  February 1st, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rene’e Bourke
Work Listing(s):   Speech language Pathologist
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Rene’e Bourke, a Speech Language Pathologist, will share a story of a breakthrough with one of her clients. Hear the humility she felt when she learned of an outcome that made her grateful to God. Hear tips learned from this professional working in special education that we all can use. For example, her job situation calls for empowerment in patience and her tips largely relate to this empowerment.


From Stay At Home Mom to Principal | Lorelei Bobroff


Date of Talk:  January 15th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Lorelei Bobroff
Website:  www.spc-school.net
Work Listing(s):   Educator
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Lorelei Bobroff, Principal of a Catholic Grade School, will tell us her faith story from stay at home mom to Principal at St. Paul of the Cross grade school. Hear the serendipitous turn of events that permitted her to become a teacher later in life. As she faced her own family end of life issues while teaching hear the nurturing and understanding that she received from a Catholic culture while working in a Catholic school. Hear how she turned her experiences into deeper empathy for teachers and parents as a school administrator. Hear tips any parent, and any executive, might want to know about dealing with situations where you must agree to disagree.


Tutor | Frances Johnson


Date of Talk:  October 16th, 2012
Location:   St. Juliana - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Frances Johnson
Affiliated Group(s):   Choir, Scripture Studies
Work Listing(s):   Music Teacher, Violin Teacher
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Frances Johnson (McDonough), a scripture teacher and violinist, will present a story of spiritual growth of one of her scripture students. Having gone to Sunday mass, an old testament reading brought to mind the student’s recent study of the same passage in class. Because the student had studied the passage, the student knew the beginning and the end of the story, with the passage in the middle. Hear Frances’ joy as the student beamed about the relevance of scripture not only to mass but also to everyday life.


Nature’s Eczema Soap | Eleanor Reily


Date of Talk:  June 11th, 2012
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Eleanore Reily
Affiliated Group(s):   Eucharistic Minister, Fair Trade Ministry, Lector, Stewardship Committee
Work Listing(s):   Public Speaking on Natural Living, Soapmaker
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Eleanor Reily, Soapmaker and entrepreneur, will tell us how her grandmother showed her how to make and use natural home remedies. Hear how the Holy Spirit guided her from self-care to helping others, by creating soaps, and body products with no chemicals, perfumes or artificial ingredients. Hear this deeply intuitive Eucharistic Minister blend God’s abundance in a balanced spiritual and worldly way.


Reservoir of Grace | Mark Middendorf


Date of Talk:  March 21st, 2012
Location:   Lighthouse Catholic Media - Sycamore IL
Presenter(s):   Mark Middendorf
Website:  www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org
Work Listing(s):   President
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Mark Middendorf, President of Lighthouse Catholic Media will tell us how to be a reservoir, not just a channel of faith. Hear three Lighthouse pillars to the reservoir of faith. Hear Mark’s real life story of conversion, consecration, and affirmation. Hear how Mark was fortified to go out and share recorded Catholic talks from a Park Ridge lending Library, which became an Apostolate to God’s mercy and tenderness.


Homeschool Conversion | Family First!, Donna Samano


Date of Talk:  November 17th, 2011
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Donna Samano
Affiliated Group(s):   Homeschool, Respect Life
Work Listing(s):   Homemaker, Mother, Nurse
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Donna Samano, Home Schooling Mom and Graduate Nurse, will tell a simple story of teaching her Catholic religion to her children and the humility she feels. Hear how her original quest to help her oldest son’s learning disability through Catholic home schooling brought about her own personal conversion. Hear her delight in her older children who live their faith.


Grounded For Child Grief | Kathleen Jacobs


Date of Talk:  January 19th, 2011
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Kathleen Jacobs
Work Listing(s):   First Grade Teacher
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Kathleen Jacobs, a first grade teacher at our school, will share her insights on how a child gets grounding for life. Take advantage of her grief counseling training to learn how to deal with death with children.


Grounded For Life | Kathleen Jacobs


Date of Talk:  January 19th, 2011
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Kathleen Jacobs
Work Listing(s):   First Grade Teacher
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Kathleen Jacobs, a first grade teacher at our school, will share her insights on how a child gets grounding for life. Hear inspirational Catholic education faith stories of little children. Hear the effects that 22 years of 6 and 7 year olds have had on her life. Take advantage of her grief counseling training to learn how to deal with death with children.