Posts Tagged ‘Trust’

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.


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.


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.


One Brief Christmas Moment | Deacon Tom Lambert


Date of Talk:  May 25th, 2017
Location:   Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Deacon Tom Lambert
Work Listing(s):   Deacon
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Deacon Tom Lambert, of Mental Illness Ministries, will share a Christmas story of working with a homeless woman who sought help. Hear the unusual outcome and surprise ending. This lifelong expert on mental illness, not by choice but by circumstance, will share tips on the most healing things we can do when faced with a loved one with mental illness. A deacon of the Catholic Church, Tom is best qualified to tell us how our work meets our faith when dealing with mental illness.


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!


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.


Part 1 – Vision


Date of Talk:  January 29th, 2016
Location:   Training Videos Loquate - Chicago IL
Presenter(s):   Jeff Liautaud
Work Listing(s):   Facilitator
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This training video Part 1 in a series of 3 makes known the vision that drives the process for a Work Meets Faith small group. Until the member knows the vision, the member cannot drive the process.


Primacy of Prayer | Beshar Bahjat


Date of Talk:  October 29th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Beshar Bahjat
Affiliated Group(s):   Lectio Divina
Work Listing(s):   Developer
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Beshar Bahjat, software developer and student of the interior life, will share some surprising examples of the relationship between prayer and good works. Understand the primacy of prayer.


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.


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.


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.


I Hear You! | Fr. Matthew Kowalski


Date of Talk:  April 14th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Fr. Matthew Kowalski
Work Listing(s):   Associate Pastor
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Associate Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross parish, will tell us of his work as a graduate chemical engineer, and will tell us of a surprising outcome of his first job experience. Hear how Fr. Matt listened to his heart and became a Catholic Priest.