As the founder of ALL4HIM Ministries in 2006, Mary has spoken to over 75,000 teens, young adults, and adults around the nation at high school and young adult retreats and conferences, including Steubenville Youth Conferences, Life Teen-Inspiration, and parish and diocesan rallies. Using funny stories and engaging analogies, Mary draws her audience to the beauty of our Catholic faith, a deeper love for Christ, the Eucharist, and the call to holiness.
Mary is currently attaining her masters in Theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, LA and enjoying the crawfish! For more information about Mary and her ministry go to www.marybielski.com
As we continue in our biblical heroine series, here is another amazing women who inspired me to stand up and speak… Her name is Ester.
Ester was a beautiful young Jewish woman who risked her life to serve God and to save her people. She lived in captivity under the reign of the Persian empire. After her parents died, Mordecai, Ester’s uncle, adopts her.
The King, Ahasuerus, of the Persian Empire, threw a lavish party. Imagine amazing food, epic music, and high class peeps. The king gets himself drunk Continue reading →
As we all know behind every great man, is a great woman. Growing up, I only knew the major stories of the Old Testament which highlighted heroic male leaders: Moses lead Egypt to freedom, David was a great king, and Abraham was a faithful patriarch (the list goes on).
At first glace, there only seems to be stories about men. Most of us just think, great women didn’t exist before the New Testament. But this is NOT true… Continue reading →
This is my first recording of coffee shop confession. So grab a cup of coffee and cuddle up. Here we go!
Last week a stranger in a coffee shop approached me to talk about faith… and this launched me into this weeks topic: Evangelization-It can be daunting, exciting, life-giving and challenging all at the same time. Here are some key things to remember.
I need to be honest, sometimes I struggle with envy. In my weakness, when other people “get” more blessing than me, it feels unfair, especially when I am working hard in the God’s vineyard. But the parable of the workers in the vineyard gives insight in the gospel message of grace. Here are 3 points to remember:
On the feast day of the Annunciation, I am sure Mary was surprised.
Boom!… An angel appears–That was a big day.
An angel has never appeared to me, nor have I given birth to God. But there are moments that we are all faced with questions. Not just questions about life. But questions about trust. Will I surrender “my plan” for God’s?”… Will I trust Him? Continue reading →
The countdown is here!!! Christmas is just around the corner. By now you might be jamming to “Grandma Just Got Run Over By a Reindeer” in your car, sippin’ on some eggnog (Okay. Does anyone even drink that stuff anymore?), and anticipating the joy of friends and family. Continue reading →