Posts Tagged ‘Family Man’

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.


A Walking Argument | Bob Gilligan


Date of Talk:  June 15th, 2017
Location:   St. Juliana - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Robert F. Gilligan
Work Listing(s):   Executive Director
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Robert F. Gilligan, Executive Director of Catholic Conference of Illinois, largely does lobbying in Springfield on behalf of the Catholic Church. Hear Robert share a Medjugorje story that helped him in his work and life. Hear his perspective of society today and the Church’s truth. Hear tips we all can use.


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.


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.


On the Road! | Gilberto Kuzuhara


Date of Talk:  April 13th, 2015
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Gilberto Kuzuhara
Work Listing(s):   Consultant
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A supply chain Consultant, who travels around the country and else where will share what he has learned to do in his spare time when on the road. Hear how faith formation affects his everyday.


Family & Faith | John Wojciechowski


Date of Talk:  August 1st, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   John Wojciechowski
Work Listing(s):   Registered Investment Advisor Representative
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John Wojciechowski,  a Registered Investment Advisor Representative of Edward Jones, will share a heart to heart story about his purpose of work in helping a couple with financial planning.  Hear John’s approach to the couple with one working a night shift and the other doing physical labor. See the grace John receives by starting each day with the Memorare Prayer.


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.


All Grace! | 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 tell us how to discover your purpose. He will share a story of being called to serve all people. Hear 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.


To Jos (Nigeria Medical Mission) and Back | 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 as a Christian speaker to serve all people. Hear 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.


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.


Prayer at Work | Rick Biagi


Date of Talk:  September 3rd, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Rick Biagi
Website:  https://www.nealmcdevitt.com
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus, Park Ridge District Board
Work Listing(s):   Attorney, Intellectual Property Attorney
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Rick Biagi is an attorney at Neal and McDevitt, a law firm, specializing in intellectual property and marketing law. Hear how his Catholic faith brings greater peace to him and increases his effectiveness in his practice.


Sense of Community | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  May 26th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Website:  www.loquate.tv
Affiliated Group(s):   Lectio Divina, Lector, Men’s Club
Work Listing(s):   Wealth Management
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Jeff Liautaud, a family office wealth manager, will share a story of an experience of his years ago in Manhattan that began what was to become a lifelong avocation building sense of community. Hear the fruition of his work of over 40 years in his journey working out his own salvation and finding God’s plan in love of neighbor. Hear the practical benefits to the sense of community being lived out today in Park Ridge that offers a Faith Seminar of Park Ridge – “Where Work Meets Faith.” Hear tips on empowerment.


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.