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Elizabeth Ficocelli is a best-selling, award-winning author of fourteen books for adults and children. Her adult books include Seven From Heaven: How Your Family Can Find Healing, Strength, and Protection in the Sacraments; Shower of Heavenly Roses: Stories of the Intercession of St. Therese of Lisieux; Lourdes: Font of Faith, Hope & Charity; and The Fruits of Medjugorje: Stories of True and Lasting Conversion.
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: 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 as well as a series on vocations: Where Do Priests Come From? Where Do Sisters Come From? and Where Do Deacons Come From?. For teenagers and young adults, Elizabeth has authored Bleeding Hands, Weeping Stone: True Stories of Divine Wonders, Miracles and Messages. She is also the author of Kid Tea (Marshall Cavendish), a secular children's book that teaches preschoolers colors and days of the week.
In addition to her books, Elizabeth is the author of 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 Kresta in the Afternoon with Al Kresta, Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo, The Son Rise Morning Show with Brian Patrick, The Catholic Channel with Gus Lloyd, Catholic Spirit Radio with Kris McGregor, and Morning Air with Sean Herriot. Recently, Elizabeth began hosting her own program, Answering The Call, on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820.
Elizabeth has spoken at the L.A. Congress, the National Catholic Educators Association Conference, the Oklahoma City Catholic Women's Conference, the Indiana Catholic Women's Conference, the Phoenix Catholic Women's Conference, the San Antonio Catholic Women's Conference as well as at numerous schools, parishes, and organizational meetings.
An enthusiastic convert to the Faith, Elizabeth and her husband reside in Columbus, Ohio, where they are raising four sons in the faith. For more information on Elizabeth's books, magazine articles, and presentations, media appearances, radio program, or to bring her to your next event, please visit her website at: www.elizabethficocelli.com