Posts Tagged ‘Sense Of Community’

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.


Assembly to make Christ Known | Jeff Liautaud


Date of Talk:  April 1st, 2017
Location:   St. Theresa - Palatine IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Lou Riccio
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Jeff Liautaud will share a story of an Assembly.  Hear about the Unknown Christ Movement to make Christ known. Understand how an Assembly works to make Christ known.


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.


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 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.


Construction peace! | Christian Lubinski


Date of Talk:  May 13th, 2015
Location:   Mary Seat of Wisdom - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Christian Lubinski
Website:  www.remodelingchicago.com
Work Listing(s):   General Contractor
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Christian Lubinski, a General Contractor at Lubinski Remodeling, Inc., will share a real life story of remodeling a basement bathroom for a Baptist Church. Hear how Chris offered that project of his work as a prayer.  Hear the surprising outcome, both in what the remodel entailed and how the congregation took in Chris, yet respected his Catholic religion. Hear tips we all can use when hiring a general contractor or on any remodel job.


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.


Christ’s Moment | Bill Ulivieri


Date of Talk:  November 25th, 2014
Location:   St. Catherine Laboure - Glenview IL
Presenter(s):   Bill Ulivieri
Website:  www.cenaclecapital.com
Work Listing(s):   Financial Advisor
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Bill Ulivieri, former floor trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange and owner of Cenacle Capital Management, will share what lead to a renewal in his heart about his Catholic faith. Hear how this renewal played out in his parish. Hear him tell how this affects the way he runs his investment advisory firm.


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.


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.


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.