Catholic Vitamin I Inspiration

I’ve borrowed most of this information from her website. We are so happy to introduce you to a lady filled with words and thoughts of inspiration. Today’s guest is Catholic author and speaker

Elizabeth Ficocelli is a best-selling, award-winning author of ten books for adults and children. Her adult books include Lourdes: Font of Faith, Hope & Charity; The Fruits of Medjugorje: Stories of True and Lasting Conversion (Paulist Press); and Shower of Heavenly Roses: Stories of the Intercession of St. Therese of Lisieux (The Crossroad Publishing Company).

For children, Elizabeth has authored a middle-grade chapter book entitled, The Imitation of Christ for Children. She has also written a series of books for younger children on the sacraments including: Child’s Guide to First Holy Communion, Child’s Guide to Reconciliation, Child’s Guide to the Seven Sacraments, and Child’s Guide to the Rosary (All from Paulist Press). For teenagers and young adults, Elizabeth has authored Bleeding Hands, Weeping Stone: True Stories of Divine Wonders, Miracles and Messages (St. Benedict Press/TAN Books). She is also the author of Kid Tea (Marshall Cavendish), a secular children’s book that teaches preschoolers colors and days of the week. Elizabeth is currently working on a new book project for Ignatius Press.

In addition to her books, Elizabeth has authored numerous magazine articles for leading Catholic publications such as America, St. Anthony Messenger, Columbia Magazine, Catholic Parent, and Liguorian. She has appeared on the following EWTN television programs: Bookmark with Doug Keck, The Journey Home with Marcus Grodi, The Abundant Life with Johnnette Benkovic, and Sunday Night Live with Father Benedict Groeschel. She has also been a guest on numerous Catholic radio programs, including The Catholic Channel with Gus Lloyd, Catholic Spirit Radio with Kris McGregor, Kresta in the Afternoon with Al Kresta, Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo, and Morning Air with Sean Herriot.

Elizabeth has also been a presenter at national Catholic conventions such as the L.A. Congress and the National Catholic Educators Association Conference; state conferences such as the Oklahoma City Catholic Women’s Conference and the Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference; and has been a guest speaker at numerous schools, parishes, and various Catholic organizational meetings.

We would be interested in any stories or experiences of inspiration from your walk or faith journey.

Thanks again to noted pianist and musician Jon Sarta for his adaptation of the popular hymn, YOU ARE MINE. You can find information about Jon on last week’s blog: Catholic Vitamin H for Healing and Humor.


Deacon Tom and Dee

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