Posts Tagged ‘Forgiveness’

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


God in My Heart! | Lenora Teresi


Date of Talk:  January 18th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Lenora Teresi
Affiliated Group(s):   Catechist
Work Listing(s):   Legal Assistant
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Lenora Teresi, Catechist Volunteer, and Legal Assistant: Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy, will share a teaching experience as a volunteer catechist teaching CCD, a religious education program.  Hear about a student who began with an “attitude” and turned the “attitude” for Christ. Grasp the effects on a class that one student can make and the deep sense of humility Lenora felt. See faith integration as Lenora lives out at work the principles she teaches in class.  Hear tips we all can use in dealing with 8th graders. Understand why she loves teaching CCD.


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.


That’s Why We Pray! | David Donovan


Date of Talk:  July 23rd, 2013
Location:   ST. Mary’s Episcopal - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   David Donovan
Affiliated Group(s):   Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Soup Suppers, Vestry
Work Listing(s):   Insurance Broker
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David Donovan, insurance broker, will tell us of a real life story about an accident that informed and continues to inform David how to live his faith life where his work meets his faith.Hear tips from this veteran insurance man that we all can use, for example, helping others to help themselves, living faith life as a total commitment, not a onetime event,


To Make a Difference in Someone’s Day | Michael Kitt


Date of Talk:  July 15th, 2013
Location:   ST. Mary’s Episcopal - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Michael Kitt
Work Listing(s):   Deacon, Financial Consultant
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Michael Kitt, Episcopalian Deacon and financial consultant, will share a story of bringing the sacred into the everyday.Hear this touching story of making one life better thru an unexpected offer.Hear Michael’s daily review of trying to make a difference in a person’s life.Hear tips on bringing light and faith into the everyday.


Divine Guidance | Raymond Pusczan


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Raymond Pusczan
Affiliated Group(s):   Knights of Columbus
Work Listing(s):   Structural Engineer
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Raymond Pusczan, structural engineer and veteran of 45 years in engineering projects, now retired, will tell us a real life story of workplace intimidation and his response as a Catholic. Hear this unique story of God at work in his heart and its effective outcome. Hear God’s blessings of faith throughout his career in a field of high turnover and never missing a paycheck. Hear wisdom tips: staying current in an ever changing field, working the hours you want vs. the hours needed to meet a deadline, and taking advantage of the sacraments especially mass.


Faith In Work | Thomas Schippers


Date of Talk:  December 3rd, 2012
Location:   Santa Maria Del Popolo Mundelein IL.
Presenter(s):   Thomas Schippers
Work Listing(s):   Judge
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Thomas Schippers, a judge, will present a defendant’s comeback story. After many transgressions, following depression and drug violations, a psychological report indicated the defendant’s low self worth. Hear the judge’s surprising answer. See how rehabilitation can work in the court system. Hear tips on living a life that makes a difference, and tips on making work fulfilling.