Posts Tagged ‘Suffering’

Faith, Hope, and Clarity


Date of Talk:  October 19th, 2017
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
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Affiliated Group(s):   Apostolate of Women
Work Listing(s):   Homemaker
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Loretta Mulcrone, mom, will share her faith story of raising her family.  Faced with special needs of 2 of her 4 children, hear how she did it. Hear tips, oiled by uncommon hardship, that any parent can use.  Witness the peace she feels today and the source of her joy.


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.


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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Leap of Faith | Nick Costello


Date of Talk:  February 22nd, 2016
Location:   Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Nick Costello
Website:  www.healnigeria.org
Work Listing(s):   Development Director
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Nick Costello, President of Home to Enhance African Life (HEAL), a 501c3 charity, will share a story of stretching his faith. When a friend asked him in his career of sales to do something he was not planning, his life changed. Hear the amazing story of aid to the marginalized and poor of Africa, to seek to create a new Garden of Eden.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The Power of Suffering | Michele Bungum


Date of Talk:  July 11th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Michele Bungum
Affiliated Group(s):   Catechist, Ministers of Care
Work Listing(s):   Evangelist
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Michele Bungum, Evangelist,in this episode will tell us two stories about a power of suffering.Hear how to experience the power of suffering by offering the suffering to join Christ’s passionate suffering with our own as an oblation of mercy for those for whom we pray.


Evangelist | Michele Bungum


Date of Talk:  July 9th, 2013
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Michele Bungum
Affiliated Group(s):   Catechist, Ministers of Care
Work Listing(s):   Evangelist
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Michele Bungum, evangelist, in this episode will paint a picture of a day in her life as a minister of care.Hear this story of a power of prayer between a mother and daughter who were distanced, and then united one special day. Hear why Michele believes all things are possible with prayer.