2017 Speakers

Below is the full audio from the Cherish 2017 Event including our MCs Paul and Debbie Dymowski, Bishop David Walkowiak, Teresa Tomeo and Deacon Dominick Pastore, Pam Strobel and the Marriage Blessing by Fr. Troy Nevins.

Ordained a deacon in the Archdiocese of Detroit in 2012, Dominick Pastore ministers to couples at retreats, pilgrimages, conferences.  He serves as a deacon at St. Angela and St. Isaac Jogues churches in suburban Detroit.  Pastore has a master’s degree in pastoral studies from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.

He is vice president and senior electrical engineer for Smith-Group JJR in Detroit, where he’s been employed since 1980.  Pastore is a knight in the Order of Malta, and member of the board of Mary’s Mantle, a Catholic home for pregnant and unwed mothers.  He and his wife lead pilgrimages to Rome and other parts of Italy for married couples.

Teresa Tomeo is a bestselling author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and speaker with more the thirty years of experience in print and broadcast media.  Her weekday radio program, Catholic Connection, a coproduction of Ave Maria Radio and EWTN, is heard daily on 300 stations nationwide and also SiriusXM Satellite Radio.  Her TV show, The Catholic View for Women, is seen twice weekly of EWTN.

Tomeo is a columnist and special correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor.  She has been featured on The O’Reilly Factor, Fox News, Fox and Friends, MSNBC, and the Dr. Laura Show.  She was named a Vatican conference speaker and conference delegate and spoke at the 2013 conference the “Rights of the Family and the Challenges of the Contemporary Word” sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Family.  Tomeo participated in the Vatican Women’s Congress in 2008.  She speaks throughout North America and also leads retreats and pilgrimages annually.  Tomeo is a teacher for St. Benedict Press’s Catholic Courses.  Her books include Extreme Makeover, God’s Bucket List, and Walk Softly and Carry a Great Bag.  She and her husband, Dominick Pastore, live in St. Clair Shores, Michigan.

The Evening’s Presentation – Intimate Graces

Teresa Tomeo and her husband, Deacon Dominick Pastore, invite couples to enrich their marriages by practicing the fourteen Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. Through their own story and that of other married couples, Tomeo and Pastore demonstrate how reciprocating the works of mercy brings out the best in a marriage.

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