Posts Tagged ‘Cross’

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.


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.


Assembly to make Christ Known | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  April 1st, 2017
Location:   St. Theresa - Palatine IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Lou Riccio
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Jeff Liautaud will share a story of an Assembly.  Hear about the Unknown Christ Movement to make Christ known. Understand how an Assembly works to make Christ known.


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.


Leap of Faith | Nick Costello


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2016
Location:   Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Nick Costello
Website:  www.healnigeria.org
Work Listing(s):   Development Director
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Nick Costello, President of Home to Enhance African Life (HEAL), a 501c3 charity, will share a story of stretching his faith. When a friend asked him in his career of sales to do something he was not planning, his life changed. Hear the amazing story of aid to the marginalized and poor of Africa, to seek to create a new Garden of Eden.


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.


Finding Meaning in Work | Susaan Culjak


Date of Talk:  October 10th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Susaan Culjak
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Susaan Culjak, Theologian, Teacher, Psychologist and Accountant, will share a story of finding and living out preferred work. Hear how her deep interior prayer life helped her to learn to operate an area of meaningful expansion for herself. Hear how she credits her prayer life as essential in hearing God in her work preferences. While overcoming her struggles, her prayer life informs actions she takes, drawing her ever closer to God’s work for her, work that only she can do.


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.


Top 3 Tips To Build Community


Date of Talk:  July 12th, 2015
Location:   Good Heart Festival - Wascott, WI
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Affiliated Group(s):   Stone Soup
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Jeff Liautaud, sense of community expert, will share his top 3 tips for use in a diverse values group with a common interest like a family, a community, or a work place. Hear tips on how to step aside and make the sense of community blossom naturally. Discover how to obtain extreme value from hearing what each member values the most. Drawing on 45 years experience, these life giving tips are simple, yet profound.


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.