Elizabeth Ficocelli is a best-selling, award winning Catholic author of fifteen books for adults and young people, including Seven from Heaven: How Your Family Can Find Healing, Strength and Protection in the Sacraments and The Imitation of Christ for Children. She has spoken at the LA Congress, NCEA, and various catechetical conferences, as well as at numerous schools and parishes. Elizabeth also hosts “Answering the Call” on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820, in which she interviews priests, deacons, and religious about their spiritual journeys and current vocations. For more information, visit www.elizabethficocelli.com
- Preparing Children – and Their Parents – for the Sacraments
This presentation features creative yet practical ways to help make all seven sacraments come alive in young people and their parents, instilling in all of us a deeper appreciation for our Catholic faith.
- Helping Kids Develop a Personal Relationship with Jesus
A presentation chock full of memorable ideas and activities to encourage children to consciously choose Jesus Christ as their true leader, and in the process, become happier and more fulfilled followers.
- The Joy of Reconciliation
An enthused convert, Elizabeth shares a miraculous experience that set her heart on fire for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and offers tips on how to overcome negative perceptions of Confession by focusing on the abundant blessings and graces that await in this neglected sacrament.
- Bleeding Hands, Weeping Stone
A fascinating overview of some of the extraordinary phenomena in the Catholic Church, including Eucharistic miracles, the stigmata, incorrupt bodies, amazing abilities of the saints, and weeping artwork – great for junior high, high school, and young adult audiences.
- Theology of Dance
Drawing parallels between ballroom dance and healthy male/female relationship, this presentation illustrates the importance of good communication, how to be a lead worth following, what it means to follow, respectful touch, and intimacy – includes a swing dance lesson for a practical application of these concepts.