Posts Tagged ‘Conversion’

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.


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.


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.


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.


Pilgrimage Story | Fr. Piotr Gnoinski


Date of Talk:  February 17th, 2016
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Piotr Gnoinski
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Fr. Piotr Gnoinski, Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, will share a real life pilgrimage story of an individual leaving an old self behind and becoming a new person. Hear how God was in charge of this pilgrimage. See the humility Fr. Piotr shared with a fellow pilgrim used by God to make a difficult situation better. Hear how Fr. Piotr makes himself open to his pilgrimages.


Your Story in God’s Story | Robert Bulger


Date of Talk:  July 24th, 2015
Location:   Retreat St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Robert Bulger
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Deacon Robert Bulger will talk about Salvation History and your role in it. Listen to deacon Bob’s talk to better learn God’s Story. You can’t know Your Story in God’s Story until you know God’s Story.


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!


Mother Mary, Help Me. | Maria and Richard Portis.


Date of Talk:  May 7th, 2015
Location:   St. Norbert - Northbrook IL
Presenter(s):   Richard Portis
Affiliated Group(s):   Bible Study, Man to Man
Work Listing(s):   Trader
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Maria and Richard Portis, parents, will together share a story of travel to Rome for the sainthood of Pope John Paul II.  What started out as a good plan unraveled before their eyes with three small children.  Hear the good outcome of a cross accepted and a consolation received.  Hear tips on raising children that we all can use.


40 days | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  April 29th, 2015
Location:   Retreat St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
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Jeff Liautaud, Founder of Loquate a charity for peace, will share a story of considering stopping Loquate.  Then continuing on with Loquate to form God centered small groups.


Your Role in God’s Story | Robert Bulger


Date of Talk:  April 20th, 2015
Location:   Retreat St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Robert Bulger
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Deacon Robert Bulger will talk about Salvation History and your role in it. Listen to deacon Bob’s talk to better learn God’s Story. You can’t know Your Story in God’s Story until you know God’s Story.


I Hear You! | Fr. Matthew Kowalski


Date of Talk:  April 14th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Matthew Kowalski
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, will tell us of his work as a graduate chemical engineer, and will tell us of a surprising outcome of his first job experience. Hear how Fr. Matt listened to his heart and became a Catholic Priest.


Alignment | James D. McLennan


Date of Talk:  March 28th, 2015
Location:   Park Ridge Men’s Prayer Breakfast-Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   James McLennan
Website:  www.mclennancos.com
Work Listing(s):   Real Estate
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James D. McLennan, President of McLennan Companies, will share his first story of closing a gap in his life that could be filled by no other than God. Appreciate his other turning points, facing difficulties to create and endure, as he tried to align his life with God’s intentions for him over a lifetime.  Understand a power of values in a family company that endured for 100 years from the first generation leader to now the fourth generation.


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.