Posts Tagged ‘Providential’

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.


Declaration of Work to God | Susan Davis


Date of Talk:  March 29th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Susan Davis
Work Listing(s):   Commercial Loan Officer
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Susan Davis, a Senior Vice President in commercial lending at a major national financial institution, will share a story of declaration.  Hear Susan’s struggle, while doing work she preferred, yet seemingly being left behind.  Hear this strong woman double down at her former employer before moving to her new employer.  She credits Declaration in her Work Meets Faith small group, humbly offering her gift in banking back to God. Hear how quickly God opened doors, and how her prayers were answered.


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.


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.


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.


Lord, use me! | Michael Sullivan


Date of Talk:  November 25th, 2014
Location:   St. Lambert - Skokie IL
Presenter(s):   Michael Sullivan
Work Listing(s):   Attorney, Consultant
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Michael Sullivan, Attorney and Consultant to business and non-profit leaders, will share a story of constraint and release. Hear how Michael took a risk with the Holy Spirit to bring breakthrough to a client. Hear tips on how to step aside and let the Holy Spirit breakout in the most unexpected places.


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.


Challenged | Stephanie Teresi


Date of Talk:  January 27th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Stephanie Teresi
Affiliated Group(s):   Youth Group
Work Listing(s):   Teacher
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Stephanie Teresi, a student and Catechist Volunteer, will share a story of a young person who confided not believing in God to her.  Hear what the same student said at the end of the year. Hear the empathy she feels towards her students who are not much younger than her. Hear tips we all can use, especially teaching CCD, a religious education program.


CCD for Me and Evan | Alex Ellyin


Date of Talk:  January 27th, 2014
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Alex Ellyin
Work Listing(s):   Teacher
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Alex Ellyin, a student and Catechist volunteer, in his first full year of teaching CCD, a religious education program,  will share a story of peer pressure that all young people face today.  Hear how he brings what goes on outside of church into the CCD classroom.  Hear how repetition of important messages and getting interested in students gets results.


Penetrating Love! | William Lederer


Date of Talk:  January 9th, 2014
Location:   Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Glenview IL
Presenter(s):   William Lederer
Affiliated Group(s):   Cursillo, Kiwanis
Work Listing(s):   Playwright and poet
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Bill Lederer, a retired fundraiser, will share an experience of being lost in the Grand Canyon. He will tell of a  harrowing near death experience and what saved him. Understand how he sought God and felt God’s love thru love and prayers of his family.  Hear a surprising ending.


God’s Find. | William Lederer


Date of Talk:  January 8th, 2014
Location:   Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Glenview IL
Presenter(s):   William Lederer
Affiliated Group(s):   Cursillo, Kiwanis
Work Listing(s):   Playwright and poet
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Bill Lederer, a retired fundraiser, will share an experience of being lost in the Grand Canyon. He will tell of a  harrowing near death experience and what saved him. Understand how he sought God and felt God’s love thru love and prayers of his family.  Hear a surprising ending.