Join us for a transformative evening where we will explore practical strategies to combat the challenges of today’s world—chaos, loneliness, and addiction. We warmly invite you to participate in this journey towards peace and joy. There will be an opportunity for panelists to answer your questions. Teens and families are welcome!
St. Ladislas Church
2345 Bassett Road
Date & Time
Sunday, February 4
Free Community Dinner
Registration for dinner is now closed.
All Are Welcome
This is a community event. Invite your family and friends!
Kenneth De Luca, Ph.D.
Dr. Kenneth A. DeLuca is a Clinical/Counseling Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor and a past Diplomate with American Board of Psychological Specialties and American Psychotherapy Association. He received his Bachelors and Master of Arts degrees with honors from John Carroll University and his Doctorate from the University of Akron.
Dr. DeLuca began full time private practice in 1985, working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Dr. DeLuca was the recipient of the Award for Excellence from the Ohio Psychological Association for his service to professional psychology and the community. The Ohio State Senate, as well recognized Dr. DeLuca for his service to the community with a proclamation of commendation.
He also serves as a Deacon at St. Julie Billiart Church, in North Ridgeville. Dr. DeLuca continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the NORD Center.
Ted Raddell, Ph.D.
Dr. Ted Raddell is the Staff Psychologist for Borromeo Seminary and Saint Mary Seminary.
Dr. Raddell completed his Doctorate from the University of Akron in 1994. He has worked as a Counseling Psychologist at Lake Hospital Systems, Progressive Insurance and the Cleveland Clinic. With 30 years of experience in behavioral health and wellness, he has become a sought-after professional speaker. He has designed and conducted numerous programs to help people lead healthier, happier lives including the Marital Health Treatment Program at the Cleveland Clinic.
Judith Marinich, M.ED., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS
Judith Marinich is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. Ms. Marinich has experience as a mental health therapist, couples and family therapist, and also in chemical dependency and art therapy. Special interests include art therapy and mindfulness practices in psychotherapy. As a therapist utilizing group and individual treatment modalities, her strengths include knowledge base and experience with a variety of populations in various settings.
Reverend Jim Winings, M.Div., M.A.
Father Jim Winings is a dedicated priest who was ordained in 2021. He was assigned to St. Raphael Parish in Bay Village, where he now serves as Parochial Vicar.
Father Jim is a graduate of St. Mary Seminary, where he pursued his graduate studies — earning both a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Theology. He is a passionate leader who is committed to serving the Catholic Church and rebuilding communities.
Outside of his ministry, Father Jim is an avid runner and history buff.
These are a few resources our featured speakers would like to share with you.
Pocket Guide to the Rosary by Matt Fradd
The Pocket Guide to the Rosary helps Catholics deepen their prayer life and improve their ability to pray what St. Padre Pio called "the weapon of our times", the Rosary. This book draws from the writings of the saints, the Bible, and Catholic tradition.
Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence by Dr. Anna Lembke
In Dopamine Nation, Dr. Anna Lembke, psychiatrist and author, explores the exciting new scientific discoveries that explain why the relentless pursuit of pleasure leads to pain . . . and what to do about it.
In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate, MD
A world-renowned trauma expert combines real-life stories with cutting-edge research to offer a holistic approach to understanding addiction — its origins, its place in society, and the importance of self-compassion in recovery.
How God Changes Your Brain by Dr. Andrew Newburg
God is great—for your mental, physical, and spiritual health. Based on new evidence culled from brain-scan studies, a wide-reaching survey of people’s religious and spiritual experiences, and the authors’ analyses of adult drawings of God, neuroscientist Andrew Newberg and therapist Mark Robert Waldman offer the several breakthrough discoveries.
Time for God by Jacques Phillipe
Written in a simple and modern style, author Jacques Philippe draws on years of experience as a spiritual guide to illuminate the fundamental principles of true prayer and describes some common mistakes and misconceptions that can lead it astray. This book is a must-read for anyone wanting to make better use of their time with God.
Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel
In this remarkable exploration of the Catholic world, prominent Catholic author and papal biographer George Weigel offers a luminous collection of letters to young Catholics, not-so-young Catholics, and any curious souls who wonder what it means to be Catholic today.
The National Institute of Drug Abuse — nida.nih.gov