Posts Tagged ‘Servant Leader’

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.


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.


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.


Aid to Sovereigns, All or Nothing | Obianuju Ekeochia


Date of Talk:  December 28th, 2016
Location:   Culture of Life Africa - Africa
Presenter(s):   Obianuju Ekeochia
Website:  cultureoflifeafrica.com/meet-uju.html
Affiliated Group(s):   Respect Life
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Obianuju (Uju for short) Ekeocha, a scientist based in London, will share a story of responding in an open letter toward aid that she perceived as undermining family life in her native Nigeria, Africa, a soveriegn country.  Catapulted into public view by this open letter that went viral; hear Uju describe the faith practices she followed to stay on track supporting her African family culture that she so loved. Hear her plea to stop all deceptive practices of Developed Nation’s Aid Packages, offered only all or none, including undermining African Family Life, and her more humane plea for a line item veto.

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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!


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.


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.


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. The vision is community for all mankind.


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.


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.


Healing | Phillip Racette


Date of Talk:  May 8th, 2015
Location:   St. Mary of the Woods - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Phillip Racette
Work Listing(s):   Volunteer
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Phillip Racette, a volunteer at the Fisher House for Veterans, will share his story of gratefulness being a part of the military. Hear how the military affected his faith. Learn tips from Phillip how serving others can enrich our lives and our faith.