Posts Tagged ‘Faith First’

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.


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.


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.


Declaration | Roberta Jenero


Date of Talk:  October 22nd, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Roberta Clarke Jenero
Work Listing(s):   Dietitian
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Roberta H. Clarke Jenero, a Registered Dietician, will share an area of meaningful expansion for herself as her work. Declaring it for God meant turning it over to God as God’s very own. Understand in her unfolding story, how more and more extreme value from God for the common good occurs thru Declaration.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cultivating Soil is Like Faith | Fr. Piotr Gnoinski


Date of Talk:  November 15th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Piotr Gnoinski
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Fr. Piotr Gnoinski, Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, is a religious speaker who grew up on a farm in Poland. The faith to cultivate and nurture the crops, the hope to sow the seeds and trust that God will provide a harvest, and the love to persevere through hardship, this and more was learned while he was doing chores. It was through tilling the soil and the faith of his parents that he learned many of the traits that led him to the Priesthood.


Deidra Buckingham | Mary’s Quiet Gentle Whisper


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Deidra Buckingham
Work Listing(s):   Montessori Teacher, Pastoral Counselor, Shoe Sales Person
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Deidra Buckingham,
Pastoral Counselor, will share a story of her spirituality at work, her journey to peace. Hear her poem that frames and transports her soul into her faith experience. Walk with her on her journey back to her faith.

 


Coming Back | Rick Piwowarczyk


Date of Talk:  July 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Rick Piwowarczyk
Work Listing(s):   Software Management
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Hear Rick tell us his conversion experience. As one of our catholic speakers, listen to this real life story of gratitude toward friends who showed Rick the way.  Hear Rick’s own path of  prayer, faith and conversion, thru humility.


Love what God has called me to | Rev. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  June 23rd, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rev. John Chrzan
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Pastor, Priest
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ev. John Chrzan, will tell us of his spirituality at work  as a parish priest. Hear how this happy priest relates to celibacy.


Mary Untying The Knots | Rev. John Chrzan


Date of Talk:  June 23rd, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rev. John Chrzan
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor, Pastor, Priest
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Rev. John Chrzan, newly appointed Pastor of St. Gilbert parish in Grayslake, Il., will tell us of his spirituality at work  as Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross. In our high volume, vibrant, energetic parish, he had to let some things go while remaining welcoming, gracious, and inviting. Hear what this happy priest says about Our Lady, Mary, Untying knots. Hear this tip we all can use turning our knots over to God thru the intercession of Mary.