Posts Tagged ‘Coach’

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.


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.


Construction peace! | Christian Lubinski


Date of Talk:  May 13th, 2015
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Christian Lubinski
Website:  www.remodelingchicago.com
Work Listing(s):   General Contractor
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Christian Lubinski, a General Contractor at Lubinski Remodeling, Inc., will share a real life story of remodeling a basement bathroom for a Baptist Church. Hear how Chris offered that project of his work as a prayer.  Hear the surprising outcome, both in what the remodel entailed and how the congregation took in Chris, yet respected his Catholic religion. Hear tips we all can use when hiring a general contractor or on any remodel job.


Healing | Phillip Racette


Date of Talk:  May 8th, 2015
Location:   St. Mary of the Woods - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Phillip Racette
Work Listing(s):   Volunteer
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Phillip Racette, a volunteer at the Fisher House for Veterans, will share his story of gratefulness being a part of the military. Hear how the military affected his faith. Learn tips from Phillip how serving others can enrich our lives and our faith.


Lord, use me! | Michael Sullivan


Date of Talk:  November 25th, 2014
Location:   St. Lambert - Skokie IL
Presenter(s):   Michael Sullivan
Work Listing(s):   Attorney, Consultant
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Michael Sullivan, Attorney and Consultant to business and non-profit leaders, will share a story of constraint and release. Hear how Michael took a risk with the Holy Spirit to bring breakthrough to a client. Hear tips on how to step aside and let the Holy Spirit breakout in the most unexpected places.


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.


Find Ways to Say Yes | Shawn Messmer


Date of Talk:  January 20th, 2014
Location:   St. Marcelline-Schaumburg IL
Presenter(s):   Shawn Messmer
Work Listing(s):   Principal
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Shawn Messmer, Principal at Maine South, will share a story from his Principal’s Advisory Council with students. Hear how a student landscape architect offered an intriguing idea. See how Shawn’s faith help’s Shawn find as many ways to say “Yes” as possible while directing the student in ways to overcome pitfalls. Hear how Shawn continually talks about right and wrong to build a culture that helps others recognize and support each others’ talents and gifts. Hear empowering community tips from this high school principal.

 


Guardians of Liberty | Tom Cline


Date of Talk:  September 13th, 2013
Location:   St. Daniel the Prophet - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Tom Cline
Affiliated Group(s):   Holy Name Society, Lector
Work Listing(s):   Author, Ethics Trainer
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Tom Cline, law enforcement trainer and head of the International Association of Ethics Trainers, will share his story as a retired police officer and how faith affects his work. Hear about Tom’s belief in Natural Law and how it affects everyone.He’ll describe the two selves inside every person and how knowing these selves leads to less tension as they merge.Hear of a policeman who told Tom the importance of his classes.Learn what police learn in his classes about responding to crisis.


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.


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.