Posts Tagged ‘Encouragement’

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.


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.


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.


My Brother, Jim | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  November 2nd, 2016
Location:   Divine Mercy Outreach - Chicago IL
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Hear Jeff Liautaud reconciling himself to the imminent death of his brother, Jim, by nurturing and caring for Jim. Hear the power of the Divine Mercy and the providential role of others in this true story.


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!


Part 1 – Vision


Date of Talk:  January 29th, 2016
Location:   Training Videos Loquate - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Work Listing(s):   Facilitator
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This training video Part 1 in a series of 3 makes known the vision that drives the process for a Work Meets Faith small group. Until the member knows the vision, the member cannot drive the process.


Part 2 – Facilitation Examples


Date of Talk:  January 26th, 2016
Location:   Training Videos Loquate - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Work Listing(s):   Facilitator
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This training video Part 2 in a series of 3 shows basic facilitation examples. Get ready to facilitate with this training video.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Network of God | John Nicolau


Date of Talk:  May 19th, 2014
Location:   Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Glenview IL
Presenter(s):   John Nicolau
Affiliated Group(s):   Eucharistic Minister, Kiwanis
Work Listing(s):   IT Consulting
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John Nicolau, IT Consultant and VP of Business Development for ZLan Partners, will share a work faith connection story. Hear his George Bailey-esque experience of how one person can impact another’s life, helping foster years of “paying-it-forward”.  Hear what John’s mentor said that makes him so dedicated to both his clients and those he comes in contact with that may need a helping hand.  See God’s presence at the heart of real connections.  Hear tips that take being a man for others to a whole new level.


Me, Gas Station Boy. | Greg Kirschner


Date of Talk:  May 19th, 2014
Location:   Park Ridge Men’s Prayer Breakfast-Park Ridge IL, South Park Church - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Greg Kirschner
Affiliated Group(s):   Medical Mission, Small Groups
Work Listing(s):   Medical Doctor, Teacher
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Greg K. Kirschner, M.D., a family practice doctor and medical teacher, will share a story of being called to serve all people. Hear this inspirational speaker tell us how God worked within him and his wife, Carolyn Kirschner M.D., a gynecologic oncology surgeon.  Hear their life’s work, helping to bring physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Hear their amazing journey, back and forth, from Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, America, for years at a time in medical missions including in the Federal Republic of Nigeria in West Africa. Hear full circle of God’s mysterious plan for them and their 4 children.