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Elizabeth Ficocelli is a best-selling, award-winning author of fifteen books for adults and children. Her adult books include Therese, Faustina, and Bernadette: Three Saints Who Challenged My Faith, Gave Me Hope, and Taught Me How to Love; 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; and Lourdes: Font of Faith, Hope & Charity.
For teenagers and young adults, Elizabeth has authored Bleeding Hands, Weeping Stone: True Stories of Divine Wonders, Miracles and Messages. 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?. 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. Elizabeth also hosts her own radio program, "Answering The Call", on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820.
Elizabeth is a popular presenter at Catholic Women's Conferences, catechetical conferences, Marian conferences, as well as at parishes, schools, retreats, 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, presentations, media appearances, radio program, or to bring her to your next event, please visit her website at: www.elizabethficocelli.com