Posts Tagged ‘Unconditional Love’

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.


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!


Finding Meaning in Work | Susaan Culjak


Date of Talk:  October 10th, 2015
Location:   St. Paul of the Cross - Park Ridge IL
Presenter(s):   Susaan Culjak
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Susaan Culjak, Theologian, Teacher, Psychologist and Accountant, will share a story of finding and living out preferred work. Hear how her deep interior prayer life helped her to learn to operate an area of meaningful expansion for herself. Hear how she credits her prayer life as essential in hearing God in her work preferences. While overcoming her struggles, her prayer life informs actions she takes, drawing her ever closer to God’s work for her, work that only she can do.


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.


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.


Christ within us | Maudette Carr


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Maudette Carr
Work Listing(s):   Hospice Caregiver, Social Worker
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Maudette Carr, Hospice Caretaker, will share her faith at work, answering her interesting call from God for a vocation, and she will give experience based tips on death and dying.


Deidra Buckingham | Mary’s Quiet Gentle Whisper


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Deidra Buckingham
Work Listing(s):   Montessori Teacher, Pastoral Counselor, Shoe Sales Person
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Deidra Buckingham,
Pastoral Counselor, will share a story of her spirituality at work, her journey to peace. Hear her poem that frames and transports her soul into her faith experience. Walk with her on her journey back to her faith.

 


Maudette Carr | Hope For the Good Death


Date of Talk:  September 30th, 2014
Location:   ST. Giles - Oak Park IL
Presenter(s):   Maudette Carr
Work Listing(s):   Hospice Caregiver, Social Worker
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Maudette Carr, Hospice Caregiver, will share a story of her faith at work, being called to something she feared. Hear how Maudette overcame her fear. See the care and respect given to two lives soon to end as Maudette embraced her calling with open loving arms of Jesus made real.


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.