Fall 2016

September 15
Trevor Gundlach and Amy McEntee
“Faithful Citizenship and the Civilize It! Campaign”

September 22
Fr. Eric Bowman
“The Miracle of Fatima”

September 29
Rep. Nino Vitale
“Religious Freedom”

State Representative Nino Vitale is serving his first term in the Ohio House. He represents the 85th District, which is comprised of Champaign County and portions of Logan and Shelby counties.

A 16-year resident of Champaign County, Vitale remains active in his community. He has served as vice president of Champaign County Right to Life, a Cub Scout leader; Ohio Foster Family. He is also an NRA pistol instructor and an active member of St. Mary’s Church in Urbana.

Originally born in Cleveland, Ohio, where his family settled after emigrating from Italy, Vitale spent his younger years working in a factory and playing in a variety of bands as a drummer in the greater Cleveland area. Eventually he became the first in his family to graduate from college at The Ohio State University where he was a 4-year member of The Ohio State University Marching Band. Vitale is also an MBA Dean’s List graduate.

October 6
Matt and Irena Joseph
“Faithful Citizenship: Welcoming the Stranger”

October 13
Ryan Mahle
“Co-creating with God: God’s Plan for Love”

October 20
Pam Long
“Faithful Citizenship: Hunger in Dayton

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Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Speaker Series

May 8- Fr. Eric Bowman “Lessons for the Heart from Our Lady of Fatima: A guide to help the heart follow the will of God”

May 15- Dr. John Wood     “SIMU: Saints in the making University”

May 22- Kate Iadipaolo      “Mission Impossible: The Power of YES”

May 29- Courtney Brown  “Dare to Love: A look at St John Paul II Vision of Marriage ”

June 5- Deacon Ethan Moore    “Stepping outside our comfort zone: Evangelization in everyday conversations”

June 12- Josh Danis       “Life and Justice NOW: God’s challenging plan for Union”

 

Fr. Eric
Fr. Eric
Dr. John Wood
Dr. John Wood
Deacon Ethan Moore
Deacon Ethan Moore
Courtney Brown
Courtney Brown
Josh Danis
Josh Danis

Week 4: JP2 Evangelization

This week Courtney Brown from Ruah Woods discussed how one should evangelize considering other people as persons, and not as projects.  He discussed that it is often not worth discussing faith with those who want to mock and criticize, but that one should speak honestly to those with honest questions.

 

Brown